Fall vacations in Maine Tag

25 Sep Mountain Fall Foliage Tour

Fall Foliage

New England Fall foliage are dazzling leaf peepers as they seek the colors of autumn. Summer fades away and beautiful fall foliage emerges. Color displays vary from year to year based on weather conditions, but autumn is always a spectacular time to visit Maine for sightseeing tours and other fall foliage activities. autumn colors in Maine

 

Fall Foliage Sightseeing

Cozy Moose Fall foliage special autumn tours consist of scenic drives on open public lands and on unpaved roads exploring colors in the Maine Woods, certainly offering great sightseeing from scenic overlooks.  There are three different fall foliage tours for leaf peepers  delight in reality each having a different nature based experience.  One of my favorite tours is the “Into The Mountains” fall foliage expedition for sightseeing. The other two tours available are Rivers, Bridges and Bogs Tour and The Tunnel of Colors are equally beautiful.

 

Appealing Fall Foliage Tour – Into the Mountains Fall tours sightseeing

This exclusive “Into the Mountains“, Fall foliage tour of Moosehead Lake Region traverses through endless trails and winding logging roads. Into the woods forests, over streams and climbing up along a mountain ridge offering great elevation unspoiled foliage views of mountain side color. Ideal for all ages and ability, this fall sightseeing trip is appealing and comfortable where you tour in comfort taking in the beauty enjoying the sights along the way. The second half of the fall trip transcends down on the low side of the mountain crossing small streams, and through a bog area where there is a chance to see moose along the way. Other wildlife sightings such as birds, owls and hawks are not uncommon to see.

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Fall Foliage Trip – Lakeside Lodging

  1.  Available 9/15 through 10/25
  2. 2 guests – Package Price Starting $650 – Tour and 2 nights lakeside lodging or $850 3 nights lodging and tour.
  3. Stay on Moosehead – King Cabin Suite
  4. Private Fall tour- Pick up and departure from cabin
  5. Tour length approximately 3.5 to 4 hours.
  6. Columbus Day  Weekend 3 nights stay
  7. Add Lodging tax 9%
  8. Guides Gratuity not included
  9. Includes bottled water and a snack

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Get ready to be inspired, as you stop at overlooks, see beautiful scenery and make memories for a lifetime. A very special fall sightseeing tour in Maine that is sure to please.

Fall reports, updates, and Maine Fall Foliage Group posts updates for your fall foliage vacation. Stop by and say Hello! Other related links of interest:

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27 Sep Autumn Foliage Report

Awesome Autumn Foliage Report

Fall leaf peeper’s and photographers wait on autumn foliage reports. Seeking out the beauty of fall. Guest from all over love autumn in Maine. It is a colorful season that brings on foliage changes from mid September to mid October.  Get the latest fall foliage information by following us.

autumn foliage turning

                                               Watch autumn foliage turning during your stay

New England is famous for its fall color. With only 4 days left in September and fall colors about 15% leaf peeping season is just starting. Autumn foliage reports will be posted in our blog section so be sure to check back for foliage updates for 2015.

As of today, color is scattered. Overall foliage appears to be in 15% range with early leaf loss from the white birches and some maples. I have seen color changes up to 20 % in one week. Things are looking good for switch to colors coming on fast within the next few weeks. Just in the past week, the some reds have already turned to darker maroon foliage.

fall canopy of color in Maine

                                         Escape to tranquility – Imagine sitting under a canopy of color! 

Greenville Maine was just recently named as one of the best places to see foliage by Trip Advisor. Foliage tours are available by steamship, and private tours into the surrounding mountains show case mountain side colors with scenic overlooks. Moosehead Lake is a special place of unspoiled beauty where even Maine residents from all over the state come to vacation in Greenville.

Into the mountains fall tours

In the mountains – Fall tours available – Journey into the mountains of Moosehead Lake area

This year the state of Maine did not experience a typical New England Maine summer. Maine weather varied greatly with some areas seeing record rainfall to some areas seeing very little. Autumn foliage this fall will vary based on where you travel.

Northern Maine had a very dry summer. as of 4 days ago guests stated there is no color in the area. When driving to Greenville, they started seeing fall colors. We had periods of rain and days of sunshine.

We are seeing the Birch trees with higher then usually leaf loss. They always drop leaves first. Will have to see if the yellows come on. Once the color starts, we see changes up to 20% each week.

Robin in the Fall

Watch migrating birds in the fall

Enjoy every moment. Listen leaves rustling about and crickets. Watch for migration of birds, Take a walk on a covered woods trail dappled with foliage gems. Early fall leaf peepers are rewarded with vibrant colors and warmer days.

fall in the woods

Enjoy a sunny autumn day 

 Autumn colors may not be widespread, but the reward of coming across patches of fall foliage is a treasured momentHere are a few photos taken during the last few days.

Stay tuned for autumn fall foliage reports and photos from the fall girl. Gotta go enjoy the day it is 60 degrees, sunny and the crickets are chirping.

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In the mountains tour by Special T Adventures Fall Landscapes – photo credit Trevor Davis

 

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