Have you looked outside lately? The leaves are beginning to change colors and it won’t be long before parts of Virginia are decked out in their finest foliage! Autumn is one of the most beautiful times of year in Virginia. Whether you are traveling along the Blue Ridge, exploring Southside or journeying along the Eastern Shore, you’re bound to enjoy the vibrant colors of the Commonwealth’s fall foliage.
Each week VDOF provides a Fall Foliage Report. This summary of color, species and location helps travelers plan their trips around fall color in the state. In addition to weekly updates, you will also find suggested foliage drives to help avoid traffic during the season.
So before you hit the highway to enjoy Virginia’s array of fall colors, check out the VDOF fall foliage report!
Additional fall foliage resources:
- Fall Color Information – from the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests.
- U.S. Forest Service Fall Color Page
- Fall Foliage Reports for the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Shenandoah Valley. Provided by the Weather Channel
- Beautiful routes through the Appalachians. (We hear the Heartbreaker Route is outstanding!)
- Smokey Mountains Fall Foliage Map
- Fall In Virginia – information from the Virginia Tourism Corporation.
- Why Leaves Change Colors