Lums Pond State Park

Fall in Delaware

Fall Foliage

Fall in love with Delaware's Autumn Glow! Come discover the rich and vibrant colors of Delaware’s fall foliage while traveling along the state's scenic byways, through its historic towns and beautiful state parks. Experience the wonders of Mother Nature as Delaware transforms from the lush green of summer to the deep crimson of autumn.

While enjoying the sights and sounds of the fall season, sip your way along Delaware on Tap, with stops at the scenic Nassau Valley Vineyard or Harvest Ridge Winery. The color and intensity of fall foliage is fleeting and can shift in the blink of an eye. Now is the perfect time to plan your weekend getaway.

The latest forecast from The Weather Channel says Delaware’s fall foliage will peak in late October. The Farmer’s Almanac predicts it will start in mid-October. For updated reports on Fall Foliage in Delaware, please click here.

Northern Delaware

Winterthur Fall

Be mesmerized by the picturesque beauty of the changing season while traveling through the Brandywine Valley's rolling hills, or stroll through the grand DuPont estates that are encased by stunning fall foliage. Plus, experience historic haunts on nighttime ghost tours!

Suggested destinations: Brandywine Valley National Scenic Byway, Fort Delaware State ParkLums Pond State Park, Nemours Estate.



Central Delaware

Fall Bombay

Hike through scenic trails and watch the ever-changing shades of fall foliage in Delaware while in the central part of the state. Central Delaware is a top location to view bird migration with a wide variety of species flying along the east coast. During the fall season, the area is also home to the Delaware Beer, Wine & Spirits Festival and the Fifer Orchards Fall Fest.

Suggested destinations: Blackbird State ForestBombay Hook National Wildlife RefugeFifer Orchards Farm & Country StoreKillens Pond State ParkDelaware Bayshore Byway

Southern Delaware

Trap Pond Fall

Immerse yourself in the beautiful landscapes, tranquil settings and charming small towns of southern Delaware. From kayaking alongside baldcypress trees to bird watching amid scenic fall foliage, let the region become an escape into days of relaxation. The southern portion of the state is also home to exciting fall festivals including the Bridgeville Apple-Scrapple Festival, the Annual Sea Witch Halloween & Fiddler's Festival and much more!

Suggested destinations: Edward H. McCabe Preserve & Greenway Trail,Prime Hook National Wildlife RefugeRedden State Forest and Lodge,Trap Pond State ParkWestern Sussex Byway.

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