Fall Foliage Vacations

Find incredible colors on Arkansas fall foliage tours

Embark on fall foliage tours in The Natural State and enjoy breathtaking views of stunningly vibrant landscapes in one of America's most picturesque autumn destinations. Many of Arkansas's visitors come during the autumn season for fall vacations that involve a mix of grand outdoor adventure, relaxation and self-guided fall color tours along scenic byways.

Keep up with our peak color updates here to plan fall foliage tours in The Natural State and discover why Arkansas is a prime spot for fall foliage vacations. Reports will be posted here every Thursday by 5 p.m. during the season so you can fine-tune your itinerary. Start making plans to travel through Arkansas this fall! You’ll find scenic beauty in every region of the state, from the forested hills to the wide open delta.

Please note these updates are submitted to the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism and are accurate to the best of our knowledge.

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Arkansas is known for its beautiful fall color. However, timing a trip for the peak of the autumn season can be a challenge. We're here to help! Browse through these resources to plan your vacation and learn more about the science behind the color change, weather predictions for the season, and suggestions on where to view the most stunning displays.
Learn the science behind the season's color change from Scientific American!
The Weather Channel has predicted warmer-than-average temperatures across much of the United States through September, October and November of this year. Arkansas's trees will need cool temperatures at night these next few months in order for the leaves to produce captivating fall colors.
Read more on Weather.com!
Need a route? Check out our suggestions:
Arkansas's scenic byways offer classic leaf-peeping routes...
Our staff share their favorite
less-traveled fall color routes...