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When to Go

Hi from the UK

We are thinking about coming over for one weeks holiday some time during September/October time and would like to visit the White Mountains to see the fall colours. Could you please give me an idea of the best weeks.

Many thanks for your help.

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1. Re: When to Go

It depends on how far north you plan on traveling, and can vary from year to year, but typically the best weeks are the last week/10 days of September, and first week of October.

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Thank you - we would probably head up to Maine, possibly as far as Camden and then back through the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Would end September/Beginning October still be okay?

Many thanks for your help.

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The White Mts are best viewed before Columbus Day weekend. Mid to southern areas of the state generally peak around the middle of Oct. You should book room reservations as soon as possible as this is the busiest time of the year and rooms especially on the weekends can disappear quickly.

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Thank you - we were thinking of first week October, so that should work well. Appreciate all the advice.

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Just want to add that I think most people would agree that Vermont is the quintessential place to see the Fall colors in New England, particularly more so than Maine. For whatever reason I have always thought Vermont was more picturesque than New Hampshire.

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Thank you everyone for all your input - it is very much appreciated.

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