Foliage tour to Vermont from Killington to Montpellier

October 2002 

The best way to visit Vermont during the fall foliage, is to rent a car and drive along the many countryside roads. For this first day tour, I will drive from Killington to Montpellier, discovering beautiful autumn landscapes and picturesque towns.

Foliage in Vermont
Today I will drive north to Montpelier on routes 12 / 12A and then back to Killington on route 100. I'll also take several secondary roads for additional scenes. The above picture has been taken close to the Mountain Meadows Lodge
Autumn in Vermont Foliage in Vermont
Foliage in Vermont Autumn in Vermont
Leaves in fall Trees in autumn
Autumn in Vermont
Towns and villages on routes 12 and 12A. The colors of the homes contrasting with the leaves create a lot of photo opportunities and scenes which are impossible to forget. The trees in autumn are really beautiful.
Leaves in fall Foliage in Vermont
Red and orange leaves are particularly nice on white homes and green carpets of grass.
Foliage in Vermont Autumn in Vermont
Red, orange and yellow trees are also very beautiful when they are mixed with conifers and other green trees. Autumn in Vermont.
Trees in autumn Leaves in autumn
Trees are also very beautiful when the colors are reflected into water, like on the picture to the left.
Montpelier, Vermont Montpelier, Vermont
Fall in Vermont Foliage in Vermont
Pictures from Montpelier, before heading back to Killington via route 100.
Fall in Vermont
Another beautiful tree in Montpelier.
Leaves in autumn Trees in autumn
Trees in fall Trees in fall
Trees in fall Trees in fall
This is the typical scenery that I can see while driving between the colorful hills of central Vermont.
Trees in autumn Leaves in fall
Leaves in fall

On route 100, I continue to get a lot of photo opportunities, indeed this is only a small selection as I've used an average of 1-2 film rolls (36 exposures) each day.

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