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view of the north shore Critter Pond, KOA Canandaigua NY [c] 2009 jcb

Travel destinations: Fall Foliage in New York

by Charlotte Louise Nystrom guest author

    [Editor's note - Charlotte is a four-star writer at Helium.com from Greenville, Maine]

Canal-side trees pack a colorful punch in downtown Fairport, NY
In New York, autumn is the perfect time of year for adventure.  Temperatures cool to a perfectly comfortable setting and hover between the heat of summer and winter’s chill. Foliage falls from the sky, magically twirling in the wind, covering paths in all directions.

New York State is an ideal location to view this spectacular foliage display. The region is graced with a large volume and variety of broad-leaved trees, which lend themselves to the famously colorful horizon. In addition, the pattern of change trends toward a predictable order each fall, beginning high in the Adirondacks and Catskill mountains then venturing down towards long island as the season progresses, and lasting approximately two weeks in each location...keep reading

  Reprinted from the original published on Helium, by Charlotte Louise Nystrom. 
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