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Map shows where and when to see fall colors
Posted: 2:08 PM, Sep 18, 2017
Updated: 2017-09-18 19:27:28Z
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<p>Autumn foliage fills the trees of Prospect Park on October 30, 2015 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.</p>
Fall foliage has officially started here in the United States, and
Roadtrippers has created a gorgeous map
to show where and when to see the autumn colors.
Leaves are changing in Vermont, and other areas will begin seeing the same soon.
Vermont's color change
begins to crop up in mid-September
and typically ends in mid- to late October,
The most varied and longest-lasting fall colors
may be seen in Appalachia
, where a dozen or more types of trees will change at different times, which is what stretches the fall foliage season there.
are a byproduct of chemical changes
that occur as a tree begins to go dormant.
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