Beautiful fall photography spots

Southwestern Vermont

When to visit

The leaf-peeping season is unpredictable, but you’ll always find varying levels of color during the first two weeks of October in Southern Vermont.

Woodford, Vermont

Great spots for fall foliage include the Appalachian Trail, along the Roaring Branch River, and at Woodford State Park.

shaftsbury, vermont

First take an early morning walk at Lake Shaftsbury State Park, then drive Old Depot Road to look for wildlife and wetland views.

Bennington, Vermont

Highlights include the Old First Church, the Bennington Monument, Mount Anthony, the covered bridges, and the BATS trails.

North Bennington, Vermont

A small village surrounded by farmland. Be sure to visit Park McCullough House the Mile Around Woods. Meander along Meyers Road for mountain and farm views.

Arlington, Vermont

Kelly Stand Road starts in Arlington and takes you deep into the mountains of the Green Mountain National Forest so you can explore places like Stratton Pond, Grout Pond, and Somerset Reservoir.

Manchester, Vermont

Another historic town with great architecture and a mountain backdrop. Explore Manchester Village, Southern Vermont Arts Center, and Equinox Pond.