Here Are All the Best Campsites for Peak Fall Foliage Season

Break out the flannels and put the cider on ice, people

By Diane Rommel

 
Here Are All the Best Campsites for Peak Fall Foliage Season
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11 October 2017

The tricky thing about fall foliage is exactly how best to experience it.

From the window of a car touring through Vermont? From the balcony of a country inn, also in Vermont? Neither of those. The best answer is actually this: Hipcamp's fall foliage camping map

This map is smarter than you probably think. You can sort it not just by place but by time as well — so if you're looking for a foliage hotspot for, say, next weekend, it'll adjust its picks based by projected peak foliage. Ready to go? We are — so below, our top picks for the next few weekends. 

This week
The Arboretum in Washington's Bear Canyon West — you can literally camp on a Christmas tree farm (with plenty of deciduous trees in sight). 

The Week of October 15
Irish Creek Camp in California — a 60-acre spread on the edge of Gold Rush country. 

The Week of October 22
Four Sisters Ranch near Utopia, TX, a working ranch suitable for camping either before or after touring nearby Big Bend. 

The Week of October 29
Sandbar Camp North offers primitive camping on Coldwater Creek's sandy beach, beneath a canopy of pine and cypress trees. 

Head on over to Hipcamp to check what campsites are available in your neck of the woods. 

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