Sep 11, 2023 - Things to Do

Michigan's best time for viewing fall foliage

Data: SmokyMountains.com; Map: Simran Parwani/Axios

Peak fall foliage in southeast Michigan will be here before you know it.

Why it matters: Your window to view the bright hues might be trickier to predict, as climate change impacts when leaves change — and how colorful they get.

Driving the news: In Metro Detroit, our fall foliage will peak in the first three weeks of October, per travel brand SmokyMountains.com.

  • The entire state will be past its pinnacle by Oct. 23.

Some of the best places to view fall foliage in Michigan are up north:

🍂 Predicted fall foliage progression in the Midwest
Data: SmokyMountains.com; Map: Simran Parwani/Axios
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