The leaves are reaching their peak color. The Columbus Day weekend is peak leaf peeping time. You can't get anywhere fast today. It says something good about our nation when this spectacle attracts so many people..
Vermont is known for the brilliant red fall color of the Sugar Maple, but I prefer an earlier phase, when there is a mingling of green, yellow and red, a reminder of the bitter-sweet inexorable passage of time
Here are some of my other favorites trees: