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11 Road Trips That Showcase Stunning Fall Foliage You Need to Take This Autumn

"Leaf-peepers," rejoice: here are 11 beautiful drives where you're guaranteed to see some amazing fall colors.

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The Enchanted Circle Scenic Byway, Taos, NM


There's foliage out west, too! This route's a little shorter, but no less sweet; its golden aspen trees and red cottonwoods are sure to inspire. The looping route starts and ends at Taos, where you should be sure to attend the Taos Fall Arts Festival.
Length: About 84 miles, plus side trips.

When to go: Foliage in New Mexico is at its best in October and November, when you can see trees in all different gorgeous colors all the way up the mountains. Next, check out these fall activities to try this year that aren't apple picking.

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