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Best Fall Foliage Comments of the week — 6 Comments

  1. I’m heading out today and again tomorrow from S. Willington, CT. I saw the great color changes on the Mass Pike a few days ago. I want to go towards Litchfield today. Am I likely to see any color? From south Florida, visiting family.

  2. Hi Jeff, I’ll be arriving on October 1st and leaving Oct. 8. Staying in Marshfield VT, Woodstock VT and North Conway. Is there any chance of seeing Northern Lights in or near any of these areas? I’ve read this has been a good year for them and that they are going farther south. Boy would it knock something big off my bucket list. Thanks for all your great info, it sure helps planning a trip.

    • Well if the sun cooperates then you will… watch the Noaa space prediction page and see if you get lucky. They will also send email alerts if you like..

  3. Hi Jeff,
    We haven’t been to any of the New England states. We plan to drive through all NE then on to Montreal on October 4-8. Starting in New Haven, CT on Oct 4, we’ll drive through (sightseeing) CT, RI, MA, ME, NH & VT in that order. We will spend a day or two in New Hampshire to explore the Kancamagus Highway and Franconia Notch State Park. What’s the best route would you suggest? Are there other equally interesting places you think we should not miss? Photography is one of the reasons we’re making this trip. Thank you.

    • Well Gene, you must have missed my memo on not doing that very thing… 🙂
      Well If I was to under take this journey and you realize you probably won’t get to stop as much as you want to. Also Normally I would say start in Montreal and head south…

      Aside from that I would take a drive on 95 along the coast for some nice scenics. I would cross over to middletown in RI and up through Fall River. The time of day matters so I might take 495 west around Boston (unless you want to stop there over night and take a quick tour there). Then up to Portsmouth in NH and about here if you have made really good time maybe slide over to Route 1 and you can slow down a bit. In York Maine you have Cape Neddick and the Nubble lighthouse.
      Take 111 west from there to Alfred (great cemetery and church) catching 4A to 11 to 16. Follow 16 up into Conway and Jackson NH. From here follow 16 north or 302 NW but the general idea is to head west to St Johnsbury VT. From there take Route 2 to Route 15 to Hardwick and the Jeffersonville.
      If you are now short on time you can head west on 15 to 104 to 104A to I-89 which will take you up to the border and with in a few hours you’ll be in Montreal… give or take.

      If you could when you get to Montreal send some pictures from your whirlwind tour!

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