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Must See Absolutely Stunning Vermont Fall Foliage Colors

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It’s a short, but gorgeous autumn season in Vermont with stunning fall foliage colors

Charlotte, VT autumn views of adirondacks
Charlotte, VT autumn views of the Adirondacks

Autumn colors arrive in Vermont around the end of August and beginning of September, each year

Chittenden County offers a number of great places to visit during fall foliage season and the Shelburne Museum is an absolute must during the autumn season. If you enjoy the photos below, you’ll love our Vermont Art Gallery which has tons of beautiful Vermont images and scenic vistas.

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Old time, Tuckaway General Store Shelburne VT

Imagine strolling about historic buildings for days gone by with autumn breezes whisking through the air. The one of a kind scent of autumn leaves in the air, as they gently fall from maples, oaks and other trees. It’s a magical experience that brings back memories of playing in a pile of fresh, autumn leaves during childhood.

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Shelburne Museum circus barn and carousel

Year Round Scenic Beauty of the Shelburne Museum

The iconic Round Barn greets one and all at the Shelburne Museum and the story of the Passumpsic, VT barn’s journey to the museum via helicopter is absolutely remarkable.

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Flown to Shelburne by helicopter from Passumpsic, VT

Peak fall foliage season in Vermont is usually near the end of September and first couple weeks of October. Though mother nature can be fickle and one can never predict when the best date and time will come for the absolute best fall foliage viewing, in any given year! Our Vermont Art Gallery has many more inspiring images like these to enjoy.

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Charlotte, VT barn after corn has been harvested and Autumn colors begin

A drive through Vermont’s fabled Northeast Kingdom during the peak fall foliage days is nothing short of magical

The tranquil lakes and serenity of the mountains and villages, inspire and awe all who visit the area. Newport and Derby, VT offers lodging facilities such as the Newport City Inn & Suites and appropriately named, Derby Four Seasons for “leaf peepers” and autumn vacationers on the shores of Lake Memphremagog.

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Serene autumn views of lake Memphremagog

Shattuck Hill is one of the most visited places in the area. This scenic overview spot is located between Newport and Derby and should be on the top of your list for Vermont fall foliage, autumn photography. It’s a simple pull over and park with no official admission or permissions required. Please respect the area and keep it clean for future generations of “leaf peepers” to enjoy.

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The famous Shattuck Hill viewing area

Brownington village is one of those small towns in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom, where “everybody knows your name”. It’s beauty lies within the simplicity of the town which looks like it is frozen in time. Residents like it that way and wouldn’t have it any other way. If you’re looking for traditional Vermont, you will find it in every corner of the Northeast Kingdom.

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Brownington Village – Northeast Kingdom Vermont

Alexander Twilight’s “Old Stone House” is the focal point of Brownington and a must see destination for fall foliage viewing in the area. Twilight constructed the four-story granite building by himself, which was used as a dormitory for out-of-town boarding students at the nearby Orleans County Grammar School. He called it “Athenian Hall.”

If you’re a photographer, this quaint little village is guaranteed to leave you totally amazed. Make sure to visit the Prospect Hill and Observatory Tower for scenic panoramas. Vermont is graced with serene beauty and scenic wonders as you will discover in our Vermont gallery of photos.

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Old Stone House Brownington

Peacham, VT is another iconic Vermont town in the NEK where the colors of fall abound. Have you ever seen the movies, Spitfire Grill and Ethan Frome? Both popular Hollywood productions were filmed in the small town of Peacham.

Peacham Vermont Church
Peacham Vermont Church

The cool days of autumn in Peacham and nearby Danville, attract visitors from around the world to enjoy the sights of fall in Vermont. Peacham Pond and nearby Barnet offer some colorful autumn vistas that aren’t to be missed.

Peacham Hills and Valleys
Peacham Hills and Valleys

The iconic churches and traditional red barns somehow evoke peaceful feelings of old style comfort – something sorely missing in this rapid paced world we now live in. Though living in Vermont wasn’t easy years ago, as this sad Peacham story reveals.

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Peacham, VT Red Barn

Vermont Fall Foliage Videos

Here are some videos to enjoy. They have been taken around Vermont over the past few years and include some beautiful autumn scenes and locations.

Beautiful Autumn Scenes in Vermont

Fall Foliage – Autumn in Vermont

Lake Willoughby’s Notch House Aerial Footage

Southern Vermont Autumn Drone Views

Autumn at the Burlington Waterfront

Vermont Autumn Colors From The Sky

Fall Foliage in Quechee, VT by the Gorge

Vermont Fall Foliage Photo Gallery

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