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  1. Thank you Jeff for being the ‘eyes on the foliage’ and reporting on the different areas so others can enjoy what you see! We are now official ‘leaf peepers’ now after our trip through Main via 95 to Portland and across to Lincoln via the Knac and up north to Quebec City, Quebec and return to Bennington, VT and back to 91 South to Boston via 11 and 103. The Green Mountains were at their peak and I rate Vermont in this area and the route to 91 the best.
    The Knac was not yet at the peak. Pictures and photos are not enough – one must see the beauty of the trees – and it is overwhelming! Oct 10 Portland, Oct 11 Lincoln, Oct 12 Quebec, Oct 13 Bennington, Oct 14 Boston.

  2. Hi,thanks for your posts and reports about the foliage.
    Last tuesday we flew back to Holland after a great roadtrip through New England. We loved the landscape and the people☺.
    Would love to go back sometime.

  3. Thank you Jeff for the beautiful pictures and letting us all know the great spots with the awesome colors.

  4. Jeff, thanks for taking the time to post the foliage reports every week. I am visiting NH this upcoming weekend and have been watching your reports faithfully. Still have my fingers crossed that there will be some color left to enjoy. Hope we are not a day late, dollar short:). Also love the beautiful pics! Honored to comment to win!!!!!

  5. Thank you, Jeff, for the foliage forecasts and other commentary. I followed your reports for many weeks before making our flight reservations from Seattle. And we hit it perfectly! Goreham and west on Oct. 6th and the Kanc and 302 on the 7th. Wow! I grew up in Maine and but forgotten how fabulous the fall foliage is after 40 years away. My favorite photo is one I took from the top of Wildcat, looking east to Maine — a sea of color. Thanks again!

    • And thank you, I’m glad I could be of some assistance… I’m amazed each year and even though I can get kinda jaded on just what really good fall colors are and listening to those who don’t see them every year is a great reminder…

  6. My grandmother is from Vermont, I’d love to be able to win her a canvas for her birthday as a surprise!

  7. Jeff,
    Please enter me in Saturday’s contest. I have been in New England the last 2 falls but missed this year. I do enjoy your photographs.

    Jack
    Winston-Salem, NC

  8. Thanks again for some gorgeous pictures posted. We hope to make our foliage trip next year – missed this one, but almost felt like we were there seeing the beautiful photos.

  9. Jeff, Thank you so much for a perfect two foliage trip to the White Mountains last week. We just followed your route, ( Sept 30 update), starting at Polly’s Pancakes and followed it step by step, including taking the Auto Road to the top, to North Conway and then added the Kanc in both directions. Great color everywhere! You made it so easy to see the best color all the way and we really appreciated that. – Mary

  10. Good morning, my daughter and I will fly in to Boston on the 19 th. Will there still be color, and where are the best areas. We will b renting a car. Any help would b appreciated. Nadine

    • I think you should focus on southern VT and NH down into MA. Those areas should be very nice as long as no big storm fronts come through. I’m seeing a bit of rain in the forecast for around the 21st but until it gets closer we can’t be sure

  11. I am looking forward to my trip the weekend of the 21st. Hopefully i’ll be able to still catch the end of the leaves if I stay more south – CT and NY area. I love all your posts and read each and every one of them. I grew up in the NE and miss the leaves! It’s sad that I now have to fly to see them – I wish I appreciated them more when I lived there! Thanks so much for all the great information and insight.

  12. Not too much going on here in south coastal Delaware–some green fading and yellow here and there. Think peak will be later this year.

  13. How come that since my trip in NE the last year now autumn to me it’s just Foliage in a land 6000 miles away from me? it’s not fair, but it’s good to travel with my mind too…keep going with the excellent posts and pictures; they are needed!! Regards

  14. You were such a great help with our visit to Vermont last October! It was a special birthday for me and I still long to be there again. I now look forward to your gorgeous pictures all year, and voraciously read every word of your newsletter every month, especially in our 112 degree summer days

  15. I’m going to miss seeing the fall colors this year. I will be seeing them through someone else’s camera! Got the calendar today and love the covered bridges. Thanks

  16. We had to schedule our trip to DC to inter my wife’s father at Arlington, so our trip up to NH, VT, and ME was about 1 week early, however the leaves were turning and the 2338 miles that we drove were definitely worth it. We returned to Denver Oct 1 so next year we will be scheduling on an early October trip for better leaves. It was incredible all the same!

  17. Jeff – we had an awesome time on our trip to see the fall foliage! Thanks again for all your suggestions! We just got home a few days ago and we are still “basking in the afterglow” of the colors! Everything was fantastic! The weather was great, the people we met were terrific and we want to go again another time! Once is not enough! Once you go, you see there is so much MORE to see! Wish we could do it every year!

  18. I just came from my trip to New England and covered several places. Vermont –> Nee Hampshire –> Maine. We were able to see the best fall colors while driving from Starksboro to Bolton. Bolton had rich and deep colors and seemed like the peak foliage on Oct 9. Stowe had peak colors too but were not as dense as those in Bolton. The drive through Vermont 100 and the white mountains had beautifully colored mountains and looked extremely pretty during late afternoon/evening. I have several pictures of fall colors which I took throughout this trip. Will be sharing them soon.

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