One of the best places to go leaf peeping is in Georgia, report says

Vacasa, a vacation rental company, released its list of the ‘9 best places for leaf peeping’

If you love watching the trees turn orange, gold and red during the fall months,  you’re in luck. One of the best places for leaf peeping is right here in Georgia.

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Vacasa, a vacation rental company, recently scoured the country to round up the nine best places in the country to see fall foliage. To determine the list, its writers looked for areas with picturesque views and a variety of fall activities.

Ellijay, which is about 80 miles north of Atlanta, made the cut. Although it came in at No. 5, the researchers said the city “might take the prize for most autumnal.”

The team gave the town kudos for its annual Georgia Apple Festival, which features handmade crafts, live music and apples. They also noted you can easily find places to grab cider, go apple picking or take a hay ride.

“If there’s a better distillation of all things fall,” they wrote, “we haven’t found it.”

Hoping to travel a little outside of the state? The site also spotlighted Gatlingburg, which is where the Great Smoky Mountains are located. With more than 100 different types of trees, the Tennessee city offers vibrant sights of nature.

Take a look below to see what other areas were featured.

9 best places to go leaf peeping

  1. Stowe, Vermont
  2. Newburyport, Massachusetts
  3. Camden, Maine
  4. Oakland, Maryland
  5. Ellijay, Georgia
  6. Gatlinburg, Tennessee
  7. Aspen, Colorado
  8. Sandpoint, Indiana
  9. Hood River, Oregon

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