Each year, visitors travel to New England from around the world for an up-close view of our iconic fall foliage. When it comes to leaf peeping, there are plenty of places in Boston, as well as across Massachusetts and around New England, where folks can check out the brilliant colors of the season. Where do you like to view fall foliage in New England? Share your favorite place with us, and your response may be featured in an upcoming story on Boston.com. If you’d like to participate, please post your reply in the comments below, tell us on Facebook, or send me an e-mail at [email protected] Happy leaf peeping! Close Find out how to Boston when you sign up for Boston.com's culture and lifestyle newsletter. Thanks for signing up! … [Read more...] about Where’s your favorite place to see fall foliage in New England?
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Published 3:32 am CDT, Friday, October 11, 2019 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's fall colors are starting to show, and the state Tourism Office has started providing weekly updates and a live tracker map online. The agency says foliage in the state's higher elevations is about a week away from peak, with maples showing the most color. Scattered color is appearing in the Eastern Panhandle, Allegheny Mountains and New River Gorge. Fall colors are expected to move throughout West Virginia during the next six weeks. Tourism officials say people spotting colorful scenery are posting photos on social media from around the state using the hashtag "AlmostHeaven," and the photos are added to the Tourism Office's map online . The agency's weekly foliage reports are prepared in partnership with the state Division of Forestry. … [Read more...] about West Virginia tourism officials began fall foliage updates
Catch the best of the season all across the country. Author: Kristin Smith Updated: Oct 11, 2019 Original: Oct 10, 2019 Unless you live in south Florida, there's a fall show happening near you. Case in point: these 20 spectacular autumn hikes, which mix fall leaves with everything from beaches to waterfalls. Pick your region and get going. West Mt. Constitution Loop, Moran State Park, WA Aim for the sweet spot between summer crowds and winter cold on this 6.7-mile loop to the highest point in the San Juan Islands. With the first dusting of snow settling over the Cascade and Coast Ranges and bright red berries decorating the island’s madrones, the views are gorgeous near and far. On Orcas Island, Park at Mountain Lake, then brace your quads for the 1,500-foot, steep eastern face of Mt. Constitution. The climb winds through an evergreen and madrone forest until you reach the bare rock summit. Take a moment away from the mountain-to-sea panorama to look for … [Read more...] about 20 Fall Hikes You Can Do Right Now
A homebrewing competition has been added to the eighth annual Rancho BEERnardo Festival, where beer lovers will have the opportunity to sample a multitude of beverages in Webb Park later this month.The event, expected by organizers to draw around 1,000 people, is co-sponsored by the Rancho Bernardo Sunrise Rotary Club and Urge Gastropub. It will feature more than 75 IPAs plus other craft beers and regional wines.It will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 at Webb Park, 16826 Bernardo Center Drive in Rancho Bernardo. Tickets for the 21-and-older event are $50 for one person or $90 for two people. A designated driver ticket is $10. Food is not included with a ticket, but will be available from Urge Gastropub for purchase. There will also be non-alcoholic beverages on site.Once again, there will be a VIP reception held before the main event. The 1-to-2 p.m. gathering will offer attendees access to rare and “very special” beers to sample, an assortment of … [Read more...] about Tickets on sale for Rancho BEERnardo Festival
By Simon Tregoning on Oct 14, 2019 in Europe, Regions, United Kingdom, Western Europe Your holiday doesn’t always need to be one or two weeks long. Sometimes, taking the time for a short break can be just what you need to relax, recharge and get away for a little while. Whether it’s a long weekend away or a mid week break; a two, three or four night getaway is the perfect chance to reconnect with loved ones, filling long, lazy days under the gentle glow of the sun or wrapped up in front of a toasty fire, visiting pretty little villages and embracing the great outdoors. So, here’s five reasons to take a short break in the UK if you still need some convincing.. Explore somewhere new It’s always a good time to set off on an adventure to somewhere you’ve never been before. Whether you’re looking for a short break in Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Sussex and the Isle of Wight, there’s so much to see and do. Walk the South West Coast Path, … [Read more...] about 5 reasons to take a short break in the UK