8 Best U.S. Road Trips to See Fall Foliage

1. Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway is a great experience any time of the year, which is possibly why it's the most popular place in the whole country.

2. The Scenic Byways of Utah (Utah)

Utah's vast expanses of natural beauty aren't limited to one specific season.

3. Columbia River Highway (Oregon)

If the thought of waterfalls interests you, you might want to visit Portland, Oregon, in the fall and drive along the Columbia River Highway.

4. Rocky Mountain National Park (Colorado)

It shouldn't be a surprise that national parks offer some of the best opportunities to view fall foliage.

5. Tunnel of Trees (Michigan)

Gazing down on a valley that looks aflame with orange, red, and yellow leaves can be a stunning sight.

6. Old Mission Peninsula (Michigan)

Along the Old Mission Peninsula near Traverse City is another amazing place to look at leaves in Michigan.

7. Siskiyou Region (California)

California has some of the most varied climates and terrains within its borders.

8. Hocking Hills Scenic Byway 

n fact, some simple drives can give you enough fall colors and beauty in just one afternoon.This area in Michigan is near Traverse City on the Old Mission Peninsula.