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19 Reasons New England Does Fall Better Than Anywhere Else

If you're looking for fall foliage anywhere but New England, you're doing it wrong.

1. You'll never get tired of driving around, because the roads are flanked by the most picturesque trees ever.

2. And if you happen to drive under one of New England's covered bridges? It's almost too charming for a human being to handle.

3. Apple picking is New England's official fall hobby.

4. And the fresh-pressed apple cider is second to none.

5. Oh, and ESPECIALLY apple cider doughnuts.

6. The crisp temperatures are perfect for enjoying a local fair.

7. Or for heading into a corn maze and getting lost for hours.

8. And those cool temperatures make enjoying foods like a hot bowl of New England clam chowder even better.

9. Speaking of food, fall is the perfect time for pancakes and maple syrup, which is basically a New England speciality.

10. You want a ~spooky~ Halloween? Salem, Massachusetts, the site of the infamous witch trials, is one of the most Halloween-y places you'll ever find.

11. Or you can go on one of New England's many ghost tours (if you can hold your nerve).

12. New England takes pumpkin carving to a whole new level.

13. And when you're getting your pumpkin to carve, you've got to take a hayride out at the pumpkin patch.

14. The state parks have some of the most incredible views you've ever seen.

15. But if you don't want to leave your urban environment, it's no problem because fall is EVERYWHERE in New England.

16. From the woods...

17. the small towns in the hills and mountains...

18. the seaside towns and villages...

19. matter where you go during autumn in New England, you're bound to encounter some stunningly resplendent scene.

And that's why New England does fall better than anywhere else.