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15 Photos That Prove Fall is the Most Beautiful Time of the Year

From Texas to Tennessee, from sea to shining sea, America during the autumn may just be the most beautiful place on Earth. Fall foliage brings thousands to states like New Hampshire, New York and Massachusetts each year. But the south is an underrated destination when it comes to seeing stunning autumn leaves. We scoured Instagram, Pinterest and beyond to find fall photos that feature the most stunning fall colors from all over the U.S.

There's just something about the changing leaves this time of year. From apple picking to pumpkin spice everything, it really is the best season that leads to some truly stunning photos.

These 15 beautiful fall pictures really show the true beauty of the autumn season and will make you want to pack your bags to visit immediately.

1. Lost Maples State Park near Vanderpool, Texas.

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Lost Maples State Park in Vanderpool, Texas.

2. Finch Lake, Louisiana.

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Flickr/finchlake2000

3. The Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina.

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Flickr/Austin Kerr

4. The Guadalupe River in Texas.

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Guadalupe River, Texas.

5. Cades Cove in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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Flickr/Sarath Kuchi

6. Glade Creek Grist Mill at Babcock State Park in West Virginia.

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Glade Creek Grist Mill at Babcock State Park, West Virginia.

7. Garner State Park in Concan, Texas.

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Garner State Park in Concan, Texas.

8. Shenandoah National Park, Virginia.

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Flickr/David McSpadden

9. The Tennessee River Gorge from Signal Mountain near Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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Flickr/Michael Hicks

10. The Farms of Rural New England

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Rural New England.

11. Auxier Ridge in the Daniel Boone National Forest, Kentucky.

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Auxier Ridge in Red River Gorge, Kentucky.

12. The Cherohala Skyway as it passes through the Cherokee National Forest in Tennessee.

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Cherohala Skyway, Cherokee National Forest, Tennessee.

13. Floating camp on the Ouachita River, Louisiana.

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Wikimedia Commons

14. The Mighty Mississippi River.

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Flickr/Phil Roeder

15. The Barns of Northern Michigan.

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Flickr/Rachel Kramer

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15 Photos That Prove Fall is the Most Beautiful Time of the Year