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Leaf Report: Updates on fall foliage, from north to south

Peak season for leaf-peeping varies from place to place, year to year, depending on weather, latitude and altitude. Updates, from north to south, will continue through October. In North Carolina, peak color begins in upper elevations in mid-October.

Prime/peak now

QUEBEC: 877-266-5687; www.bonjourquebec.com

ONTARIO: 800-668-2746; www.ontariotravel.net

MINNESOTA: 888-868-7476; http://bit.ly/I4OMY

MAINE: 888-624-6345; www.mainefoliage.com

NEW HAMPSHIRE: 800-258-3608; www.visitnh.gov

VERMONT: 800-837-6668; www.vermontvacation.com

WISCONSIN: 800-432-8747; www.travelwisconsin.com

MASSACHUSETTS: 800-227-6277; www.massvacation.com

NEW YORK: 800-225-5697; www.iloveny.com

MICHIGAN: 888-784-7328; www.michigan.org

PENNSYLVANIA: 800-847-4872; www.visitpa.com

WEST VIRGINIA: 800-225-5982; www.wvtourism.com

N.C. HIGH COUNTRY (Ashe, Avery, Alleghany, Mitchell, Wilkes and Watauga counties): 800-438-7500; www.mountainsofnc.com

Prime/peak soon

VIRGINIA: 800-424-5683; www.fallinvirginia.org

MARYLAND: 800-532-8371; www.visitmaryland.org

N.C. SMOKY MOUNTAINS (Cherokee, Clay, Macon, Swain, Haywood, Jackson and Graham counties, Cherokee reservation and Great Smoky Mountains National Park): 800-432-4678; www.visitsmokies.org

ASHEVILLE AREA: 800-257-1300; www.exploreasheville.com

McDOWELL COUNTY (Marion): 888-233-6111; www.mcdowellnc.org

WILKES COUNTY (North Wilkesboro): 336-838-8662;

www.wilkesnc.org

Coming later

MADISON COUNTY (Mars Hill): 877-262-3476; www.visitmadisoncounty.com

BURKE COUNTY (Morganton): 888-462-2921; www.discoverburkecounty.com

CALDWELL COUNTY (Lenoir): 828-726-0323; www.caldwellchamber.org

HENDERSON COUNTY (Hendersonville): 800-828-4244; www.historichendersonville.org

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY (Brevard): 800-648-4523; www.visitwaterfalls.com

RUTHERFORD COUNTY (Forest City): 800-849-5998;

www.rutherfordtourism.com

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