Tag Archives: fall foliage

Lake Thoreau

Northern Virginia Fall Foliage: Best Places to See Fall Colors In the Region

Find the best places to see Northern Virginia fall foliage, for locals and visitors seeking beautiful autumn colors and fun outings near Washington DC. The fall foliage season in the Northern Virginia area usually peaks in mid October, but timing varies depending on weather. Fortunately, Northern Virginia has a range of elevations, extending the foliage season. […]

Skyline Drive colors

Skyline Drive Colors UPDATE

For our visit last week to Shenandoah National Park and to see the Skyline Drive colors, the leaves were just beginning to turn. One week later, there is more foliage color and much thicker crowds. Instead of driving on 29 south through Warrenton, I decided to try a new route. I drove further west on I-66 to the 17 south exit. It […]

Pumpkins Krops Crops

5 Favorite Ways to Enjoy Fall in Fairfax County Virginia

Fall in Fairfax makes locals smile with cool but not cold weather; beautiful flora and foliage; plus apples, pumpkins, and festivals galore. One of the things we love about Fairfax County VA is it’s location in the USA—far enough north to give us changing foliage, far enough south to delay the arrival of winter’s chill. The Fun in Fairfax […]