Attention leaf-peepers and fall lovers, we may have just found your new favorite tool.
Fall foliage is ablaze in Massachusetts and you may have already noticed the golden, red and auburn leaves decorating city trees. If you’re a fan of fall foliage like us, you may also be wondering when is the best time for admiring the changing leaves in all their scarlet glory or simply cannonballing into a big ole pile of crackling leaves, then we may have just found the solution. And it’s this interactive map.
The map draws on sources like the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to predict when trees across the country will reach their fiercest colors and help leaf peepers plan their weekend excursions. Nonetheless, the map comes in very handy for Bostonians who are looking to see the beautiful leaves in and around the city.
In the coming days, the trees will be transitioning into their most vivid, beautiful autumnal colors. That’s because they’re expected to strike ‘peak phase’ according to the interactive map. Trees in and around Boston are expected to burst into beautiful shades of auburn, crimson and gold later this week, reaching their peak between October 16 and October 20.
So, if you’re planning on going on a fall adventure into the wild make sure to leverage the handy dandy map above for the ultimate foliage experience. And if you’re looking for places to go see the changing leaves around the city don’t worry, we’ve found eight beautiful ones right here!