Great Places to Experience the Glory of Fall Foliage
The Best of Times|October 2020
Great Places to Experience the Glory of Fall Foliage
While Louisiana may not be famous as a place to view colorful fall foliage, many residents know that the Pelican State has plenty of opportunities to do just that. Among popular favorites are the 21 state parks, La Kisatchie National Forest and the woodlands surrounding lakes in the north.
Victor Block

For folks who may be seeking new ways and places, to enjoy Mother Nature’s annual fall foliage extravaganza, there’s a long list of imaginative, and often surprising, choices around the country.

The Kinzua Sky Walk, located in a state park of the same name in Pennsylvania, was included on a list of the most beautiful structures of its kind in the world. It extends 624 feet over a deep gorge, and a vertigo-inducing section of glass floor offers panoramic views of the vibrant changing colors of trees. (For more information log onto

Taking flight in a hot air balloon is another way to enjoy the spectacular transition of seasons, and there’s a number of opportunities to do so. A typical experience is available on flights above Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. Trips usually depart within the first hour after sunrise and the last hour of daylight, adding to the beauty of sweeping views of the Blue Ridge and Appalachian Mountains. (


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October 2020