Best place to see Autumn leaves in California


California is well known for being the melting pot of culture and natural wonders. Aside from that, California's autumn foliage is also a spectacular event every year.



While everyone in the Golden State is busy making California shine more, nature works its wonders and invites them to witness its transformation through Autumn.

photo from Smokey Mountain National Park's Fall Foliage Prediction Map
California is one of the few states that experience autumn foliage in its last wave as it starts in late October and ends in the first few days of November. If you're a fan of colorful sceneries, travelling in California in Autumn might be the best time for you. As John Poimirro states on the californiafallcolor.com, "California the most spectacular show of fall color in the nation, and perhaps the world."

Here are some of the best places to see the Autumn foliage in California.

1. Eastern Sierra

photo from Julio on Flickr
Beautiful yellow Aspen trees will greet you as you pass through the Sierra Mountain's Carson Pass and Hope Valley. While maples and more aspens are in Yosemite Valley.

2. Nevada City

photo from Outside Inn on Pinterest
Situated right at the foot of Sierra Mountains, Nevada City has a number of sugar maples and liquidambars trees in its entire city. Travel experts recommend for you to walk around the city to fully enjoy the scenery.

3. Golden Gate Park at the Japanese Tea Garden

photo from Katie Raksi on Pinterest
A visit to the Golden Gate Park at the Japanese Tea Garden will leave you in awe as the leaf-peeping gingko-biloba and acer palmatum greet you with their natural fall colors.

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