A colorful autumn shoutout to Jim Carroll for putting us onto a local-ish fall foliage showcase featured on Thrillist. The post, “Fall’s 10 most gorgeous American towns, voted by Travel + Leisure readers“, includes some familiar postcardy standbys peppered with a couple of requisite Vermont destinations.
But it’s not your same-old-same-old best fall foliage list. Fast forward to the more exciting news; the Adirondacks are laureled with second-to-best honors. It’s our inland neighbor Lake Placid that took the silver (Congrats, friends!) for best fall foliage, but one wonders if our fair village – when decked out in fall foliage finery – might not enjoy similar success at seducing readers.
Adirondack Bias for Best Fall Foliage?
I noticed that the post was authored by Chloe Pantazi (@ChloePantazi.) a member of Thrillist’s travel team whose bio offers some insight: “She’s going camping near the Adirondacks later this month, and can’t wait to peep some leaves.” Smart woman!
Here’s Chloe’s lead-in.
As the autumn wind brings back football and falling leaves, now’s the time to plan that long weekend trip in nature before the cold sets in.
With that in mind, Travel + Leisure readers ranked the most beautiful towns in the U.S. for leaf-peeping, carving pumpkins, and sipping on spiked cider until you’re sick.
Here are the 10 most idyllic, foliage-filled spots in America to watch the leaves turn all shades of gold, brown, crimson, and purple, and enjoy your favorite fall frolics. (Thrillist)
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