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Labor Day Weekend signals the end of summertime fun. Across the nation the oaks, maples, beech, and birch will soon be turning red, orange, gold, and yellow. From the hills of Vermont, to the hills of Texas. Yes, fall is really here.

1. Franconia Notch State Park, New Hampshire.

Breathless Franconia Ridge colors, incredible 23-mile Kancamagus Highway through the White Mountains National Forest.

2. Groton State Forest, Vermont.

An artist's palette of red, yellow, and gold from the world famous birch and maples of Vermont that cover the valleys and mountainside. State Highway 232.

3. Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor, Massachusetts & Rhode Island.

Dozens of state parks, forest, and regional parks; Plan a visit to Old Sturbridge Village which is a recreation of a 19th century New England town.

4. Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee & North Carolina.

US Highway 441 winds through the park and offers a number of opportunities to see incredible fall color.

5. Catskill Park, New York.

New York is blessed with the rugged gray sandstone peaks of the Catskill Mountains.

6. Bald Mountain State Recreation Area , Michigan.

Diverse park covering a variety of terrain from fallow fields to dense stands of hardwood trees. Ideal place to see the reds and golds of falls.

7. Ozark National Scenic Riverway, Missouri.

The Arkansas National Scenic Riverway. A float trip down the Current or Jack Fork Rivers.

8. Starved Rock State Park, Illinois.

In the fall, join guided hikes to see the spectacular yellows and golds that line the cliffs, rivers, and canyons of the park.

9. Shenandoah National Park, Virginia.

Located in the world famous Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, the worn peaks are a spectacular place to see the annual color change.

10. Lost Maples State Natural Area, Texas.

Fall foliage in Texas? Yeah. Among the canyons and riverbanks Uvalde Bigtooth Maples turn deep red in late October and November.

Source: Outdoorplaces.com.