Smoky Mountain fall foliage prediction map is a helpful guide to ensure you don’t miss those colorful landscapes.
Washingtonian outlined some of the dates for us that are in close proximity to Washington, DC- Staunton: October 12, Luray: October 12, Winchester: October 12, Rappahannock County: October 19, Mount Vernon: October 19, Charlottesville: October 19, Shenandoah National Park: October 19, Old Rag Mountain: October 19, Harper’s Ferry: October 26, Great Falls Park: October 26, Frederick: October 26, DC Arboretum: October 26, Rock Creek Park: October 26.
Getaways worth the drive:
Skyline Drive in Virginia offers 75 overlooks
Shenandoah National Park in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia will leave you (get it?!) in awe of the 200,000 acres of scenic countryside traversed by more than 500 miles of trails
Three Lakes Park & Nature Center