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Foliage FAQ 2013 | Is New England’s Source for Fall Travel Information

Foliage FAQ 2013 | Is New England’s Source for Fall Travel Information
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Print Friendly is the source for comprehensive fall travel planning, powered by more than 75 years of expert knowledge about New England from the editors of Yankee Magazine. For more New England foliage information—and to learn the dos and don’ts of autumn travel, plus scenic foliage drives, photography tips, foliage photos, fall facts, 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 — This 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.
  • Foliage Reports: Meteorologist, science teacher, and photographer Jim Salge blogs weekly about foliage conditions in New England. For a new update every Wednesday, visit


  • 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 — Photographer Jim Salge knows New England’s weather, geography and climate. Check out his tips for capturing great foliage shots and hitting the best times to view color.
  • Fall Photos — View reader-submitted images and submit photos of your own.
  • Fall Foliage Slideshow — Our favorite user-submitted foliage photos.
  • Share the Map:’s “Live Fall Foliage Map” can be embedded on other Web sites. This is a great opportunity for regional travel sites and chambers of commerce to promote foliage travel to their areas.


  • Yankee’s 2013 Best Fall Photo Contest — submit their best digital fall photos. All pictures will be featured in’s Photo Gallery. The winning shot will be published in Yankee Magazine’s September/October 2014 issue and on
  • Leaf Drop Contest — Entrants guess which day the leaves on the maple tree in Yankee‘s back yard will be gone. Winner will receive a package of Yankee gifts.

For more information, visit:

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Updated Wednesday, August 21st, 2013
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