Located in northeast Texas, Daingerfield State Park is filled with pines, sweetgum, oak and maple trees that offer spectacular shades of red and gold in the fall.
Head to New Mexico for a golden sea of aspen trees. One of the best ways to experience the orange and yellow colors is by hiking, cycling or driving through Taos Canyon between Angel Fire and Taos, New Mexico.
Head to Wine Country and walk through the Redwood Trail to photograph bright, yellow black oaks and big-leaf maples. The ferns, wild grapes and spicebush also add vibrant colors to the scene.
Photograph Seattle Japanese Garden's dazzling orange and red maples during Free First Thursday or admire the fall colors during a traditional tea ceremony in the garden.
Check out the splashes of color throughout Oregon's Silver Falls State Park. Snap a picture of the leaves near the waterfalls to try and capture the tranquil scene.
There's no shortage of color in Alabama's DeSoto State Park, where yellow poplars, red dogwoods, orange maples and golden hickories paint the landscape beginning in mid-October.
Colorado's Pike Peak region offers leaf-peeping opportunities by foot, car, train, hot air balloon and more. See the various hues from Cripple's Creek, Barr Trail or Cheyenne Mountain State Park.
Perfect for viewing fall foliage from early to mid-September, Grand Tetons National Park showcases orange, yellow and occasionally red colors in its cottonwood and aspen trees.
The Ozarks are one of the most colorful destinations for autumn colors. Plantlife here includes blackgum, hickory, sassafras, maple and more trees whose colors vary from red, orange, yellow and even purple.
A premier destination for fall hikes, Kentucky's Red River Gorge also offers a diverse plant species including sugar maples and white pines, which create a stunning, colorful autumn scene.
As days get shorter in mid to late October, Mississippi's hardwood trees begin to show their colors. Enjoy the view on 444-mile Natchez Trace Parkway from Little Mountain Overlook or Old Town Overlook.
In Chimney Rock State Park, view purple-ish dogwoods and bright orange sourwoods from Hickory Nut Falls, or discover panoramic views overlooking Lake Lure and the Blue Ridge Foothills from Chimney Rock.
In the Smoky Mountains, colors transform from high elevation to low, causing the leaves to change for several weeks. From early to mid-October, view the change from Clingmans Dome or Carlos Campbell Overlook.
Fall more in love with New York where quaking aspens, red maples and yellow birch trees cover the Adirondack's from mountaintop to valley low in one of the country's longest foliage season.
The colors of Florida's pines and hardwoods are best viewed in Three Rivers State Park where visitors can camp, look for wildlife and hike while admiring the pigments of the season.