38 of the Most Stunning Pictures of Fall Across America

These autumn photos will make you start craving apple cider and planning your pumpkin picking!

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Alabama

Jenny Waller/Courtesy Country Magazine

I had been up to Oak Mountain State Park in the spring and found this spot. It was so beautiful I came back in the fall to take this shot. —Jenny Waller, Birmingham, Alabama (Check out these little tips to boost your health this fall.)

Alaska

Stacy Phillips/Courtesy Country Magazine

My husband and I go camping every year near the Denali Highway to enjoy the many shades of fall. —Stacy Phillips, Wasilla, Alaska

Make sure you add these fun activities to your fall bucket list.

Arizona

Harold Ogden/Courtesy Country Magazine

The sun sets over the Sonora Desert in Saguaro National Park west of Tucson. —Harold Ogden, Tahlequah, Oklahoma

Check out these 21 weird ways the world changes in autumn.

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California

Beverly Cross/Courtesy Country Magazine

Convict Lake offers a peek at the snow-capped Eastern Sierras through some beautiful autumn color.  —Beverly Cross, Pomona, California (Here's how fewer daylight hours affect your health during the fall.)

Colorado

Harold Ogden/Courtesy Country Magazine

Fall splendor surrounds this secluded cabin in San Juan National Forest area of Colorado. —Harold Ogden, Tahlequah, Oklahoma

Take these steps to prepare your home for the fall and winter.

Georgia

Beverly Joy Miller/Courtesy Country Magazine

A slight touch of autumn plays off these red wheels in Lavonia, Georgia. —Beverly Joy Miller, Martin, Georgia

This is how you can transition your summer clothes to fall.

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Idaho

Harold Ogden/Courtesy Country Magazine

A clump of brilliant aspens dominates the landscape in the Sawtooth range of Idaho. —Harold Ogden, Tahlequah, Oklahoma

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Illinois

Brady Kesner/Courtesy Country Magazine

While spending some time with friends at their country home, this scene presented itself before dinner. Simple country living in a place like this soothes the soul. —Brady Kesner, Highland, Ilinois

Indiana

Bill and Lynn Porter/Courtesy Country Magazine

We consider Bowling Green the door to southern Indian. There the landscape changes from flat farmland to the rolling hills and winding roads, sending us back to simpler times. —Bill and Lynn Porter, Greendale, Wisconsin (Check out these tips to transition summer clothes into fall.)

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Iowa

Jessie Stewart/Courtesy Country Magazine

A reflection of trees make a peaceful illusion in Badger Lake at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park. —Jessie Stewart, Herman, Nebraska

Kansas

Karen Soyland/Courtesy Country Magazine

A fall sunset in Kansas is hard to beat. My husband had just finished a fall cleanup in the pasture with his 1955 Ford 850 tractor and Dearborn blade. —Karen Soyland, Robinson, Kansas (Here's how to prepare your garden for to survive winter.)

Kentucky

Elizabeth Cundiff/Courtesy Country Magazine

This pond and road is just a short four-wheeler ride from my home. Along the route I sometimes encounter deer, squirrels, and wild turkeys. —Elizabeth Cundiff, Beattyville, Kentucky

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Maine

Marianne Isaacs/Courtesy Country Magazine

Lobster traps are stacked high in a quaint fishing village of the Bass Harbor. —Marianne Isaacs, Minden, Nevada

Maryland

David Bezayiff/Courtesy Country Magazine

The last fall harvest of corn signals the change of seasons. —David Bezayiff, Sabillasville, Maryland (Try making one of these mouthwatering corn on the cob recipes.)

Massachusetts

Carolyn Landry/Courtesy Country Magazine

A mill rushes water onto rocks at the Longfellow Wayside Inn, which is known for its haunted bedrooms and other historic allurement. —Carolyn Landry, Berlin, Massachusetts (You'll be spooked by these real-life ghost stories.)

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Michigan

Henry Sakari/Courtesy Country Magazine

The reflection of these multi-colored trees is nearly painted in the Portage Canal that eventually leads to Lake Superior. —Henry Sakari, Dollar Bay, Michigan

Minnesota

John Brueske/Courtesy Country Magazine

I was observing the Upper Falls of the Gooseberry River as it crashed through a rocky gorge. —John Brueske, St. Charles, Minnesota

Missouri

Roberta Bigelow/Courtesy Country Magazine

I found this vibrant tree along Jack’s Fork River to be very intriguing, along with the rest of the area around Dawt Mill in southeast Missouri. —Roberta Bigelow, Sheldon, Missouri

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Montana

Larry Dickerson/Courtesy Country Magazine

The walls of this abandoned country store in Polebridge, Montana, could probably tell stories. —Larry Dickerson, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

Nebraska

Kammie Reile/Courtesy Country Magazine

One evening I decided to go for a walk with my animals to chase the beautiful sunset and was able to capture this photo in my pasture. —Kammie Reile, Beatrice, Nebraska

New Hampshire

Gladys Edwards/Courtesy Country Magazine

Stark Union Church sits on the Upper Ammonoosuc River. In fall, a cliff known as the Devil's Slide errupts in magnificent fall color. —Gladys Edwards, Redmond, Orgegon

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New Jersey

Dawn Knight/Courtesy Country Magazine

Autumn's splendor surrounds this river in the Garden State. —Dawn Knight, Hammonton, New Jersey

New Mexico

Don Phillips/Courtesy Country Magazine

The mountains near Chama, New Mexico, are always gorgeous in the fall. My wife and I came upon this scene while out for a stroll. —Don Phillips, Levelland, Texas

New York

Cheryl Durant/Courtesy Country Magazine

This shot of the day was taken at the end of my driveway. —Cheryl Durant, Colton, New York

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North Carolina

Bill Meiners/Courtesy Country Magazine

The Broad River rushes through Chimney Rock Village where tourists are able to explore among the rocks. —Bill Meiners, Ellenboro, North Carolina

North Dakota

David Paukert/Courtesy Country Magazine

"Our old vintage bike rests against the picket fence while we took a break during our afternoon travels. It was a perfect day to enjoy the beauty of autumn's colors." —David Paukert, Michigan, North Dakota

Ohio

Courtesy Odris & Phyllis Hahn/Country Magazine

A hint of fall emerges from behind this covered bridge in Defiance, Ohio. —Ordis & Phyllis Hahn, Defiance, Ohio

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Oklahoma

Leona Gann/Courtesy Country Magazine

I took this photo right in my own backyard. I loved how the evening sun played with the shapes of the leaves. —Leona Gann, Muldrow, Oklahoma

Oregon

Kiersten Doggett/Courtesy Country Magazine

This pumpkin arrangement captures the brilliant colors of fall on a rare, sunny autumn day at a local pumpkin farm. —Kiersten Doggett, Albany, Oregon (Check out these pretty ways to decorate pumpkins without carving them.)

Pennsylvania

Susan Mellott/Courtesy Country Magazine

The fog on the mountains combined with the colors and the sun starting to rise created a magical scene in Bedford County. —Susan Mellott, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

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Tennessee

Heidi Strauss/Courtesy Country Magazine

The old cabins on the Roaring Fork Nature Trail near Gatlinburg, Tennessee, are a timeless subject in the fall. —Heidi Strauss, Wautoma, Wisconsin

Utah

Lauren McLarry/Courtesy Country Magazine

A mid-day hike led me to this beautiful view of Park Avenue in Arches National Park in Utah. —Lauren McLarry, Ozark, Missouri

Vermont

Matt Lantz/Courtesy Country Magazine

My brother and I were driving through Jericho, Vermont, when we drove past the Old Red Mill. This mill is located in such an amazing location. —Matt Lantz, Sturgis, Michigan

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Virginia

JoMar Alwes/Courtesy Country Magazine

Last October my girlfriend and I drove the Blue Ridge Parkway to photograph the fall colors. I grew up on a dairy farm so I loved looking at all of the beautiful farmsteads along the way, especially those with horses.—JoMar Alwes, Las Vegas, Nevada

Washington

Wende Barker/Courtesy Country Magazine

A lone full moon sits in the sky at sunrise on a foggy, fall morning in Twin Lakes. —Wende Barker, Spokane, Washington (Did you know these spooky facts about the moon?)

West Virginia

Marty Miller/Courtesy Country Magazine

Turning leaves surround the Glade Creek Grist Mill at Babcock State Park. It's beautiful here in the fall. —Marty Miller, Heath, Ohio

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Wisconsin

Cathy Erickson/Courtesy Country Magazine

The fog was lifting, the sun was shining, and the sky was blue in the hills and valleys of Prairie Farm. —Cathy Erickson, Prairie Farm, Wisconsin

Wyoming

Linda Rood/Courtesy Country Magazine

The Middle Fork of the Popo Agie is a rushing mountain river flowing out of the Wind River Mountains. The Popo Agie was so named by the Indians inhabiting the area. —Linda Rood, Riverton, Wyoming

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