2016-9-28 15:23

There is arguably never a more beautiful time to see the world than when the leaves turn red and golden.

It's in the autumn season that mountains and sweeping valleys are aglow.

And there are multiple ways to see the changing leaves.

Visitors in Manhattan might like to take to the skies and swoop over a dazzling Central Park by helicopter, while ramblers in Abisko National Park in Sweden will also be rewarded with eye-catching foliage.

Kayak along the Bonshaw River on Prince Edward Island in Canada, meanwhile, and there's a prize of golden leaves reflecting in shining waters.

Some of the best autumn colours can be easily viewed from the road, though, with The Rockies and the Smoky Mountains offering the adventurous truly memorable autumnal moments.

Here we picks out some of the best places for witnessing magnificent autumn hues.

The spectacular sight of Mount Nantai and Lake Chuzenji in Nikko, Japan, is even more incredible in the autumn.

New York may be famous for its skyscrapers but a helicopter ride over Central Park as the leaves turn orange is just as breathtaking.

A kaleidoscope of colours surrounds a bridge in Bear Mountain in New York during an autumn season.

The intensely red autumnal trees in Sweden’s Abisko National Park contrast starkly with the snowcapped mountains rising above them.

The fairy tale-like Neuschwanstein castle in Bavaria, Germany, looks even more magical while encircled by autumnal trees.

Double the value: Rent a kayak on Bonshaw River on Prince Edward Island in Canada for a superb view of autumn foliage on land - and reflected in the water.

Golden temple: The trees surrounding Osaka Castle in Japan look truly vibrant as winter approaches.

If travelling by land suits you more, the dramatic Rockies in Canada look spectacular when surrounded by autumnal leaves.

Exploring the Bieszczady Mountains is one of the most exciting things to do in Poland, and there is arguably never a better time to go than when the landscape is a golden haze.

If you are considering a wine tour in the Loire Valley in France, why not go in the autumn when the vineyards have mesmerising hues.

See the fiery-hued mountains reflected in Lake Sylvenstein in Bavaria, Germany, as you drive over the Sylvenstein Dam.

Taking a hot air balloon is a great way to see autumnal colour stretching out towards the horizon, and one of the best places for this is in Vermont in the US where the landscape is 75 per cent forest.

The sun's rays illuminate an aspen grove at Oxbow Bend in the Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, with storm clouds over the Tetons.

The range of trees and lakes in Adelaide Hills, part of the Mount Lofty Ranges in South Australia, are a colourful mix during autumn.

For a breathtaking drive, journey along the highway across the Smoky Mountains to see winding roads with bright hues.

Rows upon rows of tangy-coloured grapes can be seen in the vineyards of Napa Valley in California.

For a jaw-dropping landscape Queenstown in New Zealand has arguably some of the best going. And this is enhanced when the farmlands turn golden.







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