For many, the crisp breeze in the air and change in fall foliage from greens into vibrant shades of golds, reds, purples, and oranges, is the sign that autumn is in full swing!
Thankfully, the interactive map by smokeymountains.com uses sources such as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to predict when the leaves in your area will reach their peak vibrancy! You can even visit the website to give your own eyewitness accounts of the status of the foliage in your area to make the predictions more accurate.
Currently, the trees around D.C., are predicted to reach peak shades of crimson and oranges this week, between Oct.17 and Oct. 24.
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As more and more trees across Washington, D.C., have begun to sport their best autumnal colors, you can use the prediction map to plan your favorite fall excursions to coincide with the most stunning fall foliage surroundings!
Check out the best places in D.C. to peep the fall foliage or where you can snap the most stunning shots and host photo-ops for Instagram.