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QUICK FACTS FOR 2012: Is New England's Source for Fall Travel Information

QUICK FACTS FOR 2012: Is New England’s Source for Fall Travel Information
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Powered by a combination of current technology and more than 75 years of expert knowledge about New England travel, is the source for comprehensive fall travel planning. For more New England foliage information—and to learn the dos and don’ts of autumn travel, plus foliage drives, photography tips, foliage photos, fall facts, hotline phone numbers, and more—go to:


Live Fall Foliage Map –
Check this map to see the actual foliage color status (green, turning, moderate, peak, fading, and gone) by ZIP code or region across New England. This map is updated daily by Yankee’s foliage ambassadors.

Peak Foliage Forecast Map – A fall travel-planning tool, this map illustrates typical foliage colors for each day during autumn across New England based on historical data. Choose dates from the calendar and see the color prediction for any destination in the six-state region.

“Leaf Peepr” App – mobile Web app lets foliage chasers check color status by region, enter new reports, and upload photos using’s “Live Fall Foliage Map.” Color is coded as green, turning, moderate, peak, fading, and gone. The “Leaf Peepr” app helps travelers plan their vacations and make last-minute on-the-road decisions about where to go for spectacular displays of color. The app is available in the iTunes App Store and Android Market.

Forecasts – Meteorologist, science teacher, and photographer Jim Salge blogs weekly about foliage conditions in New England.


Scenic Foliage Drives –
This section includes 24 scenic road trips in New England, complete with descriptive narratives and information on essential stops along the way. Six of these drives (one for each state) are America’s Byways tours and also include a downloadable podcast and map.


KidsZone – A special fall-foliage section just for kids, where they can color, learn about leaves, and make craft projects.


Facebook – Join Yankee‘s community of foliage fanatics on Facebook.

Foliage Blog –
Jim Salge reports on foliage conditions across New England.

Fall Photo Gallery –
User-submitted photos are available to send as e-cards.

Updated Monday, August 20th, 2012

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