It’s that time of year again!

We’re always sad to see summer come to an end, but the good news is that aside from pumpkin-flavored everything and the return of sweater season, this time of year of course also brings gorgeous fall colors. From the golden aspens in Colorado to the stunning red maples in New England, the entire country is dotted with locations bursting with autumn beauty.

Here are some of our favorite places around the U.S. to see the seasons change (with a pumpkin flavored something in hand, naturally). Pick a few favorites, make a bucket list, and we’ll see you out there!

The West

The dominant color out west during the fall is aspen gold and it really is tough to put into words just how stunning the already-gorgeous mountain landscape is when it’s covered in streaks of bursting golden color. From Glacier National Park down to Colorado and out to the Sierra Mountains in California, fall is always beautiful out west.