Be a "Leaf Peeper" this Fall in New England. New England in autumn is spectacular with colors — it's a leaf peeper's dream come true. The New England fall foliage season begins in the northern part of the region in early September moving slowly southward into October. The fall colors will be brightest in different parts of New England at different times and typically peak foliage is considered to be the first two weeks in October in the northern part of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont and the middle two weeks in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. Take the family along or spend some quality time with your special someone this fall and experience the beautiful colors and spectacular fall views in New England.