30 Irresistible Photos of Fall at its Best

With Labor Day in the rearview mirror, it's time to set our sights on fall and all the vibrant things it brings: orange pumpkins for carving, crisp red apples for baking, and of course foliage that span the color wheel. Here are your best photos of nature during the most colorful season.

By The Editors of Budget Travel, Wednesday, Sep 5, 2012, 11:50 AM

Source Article: 30 Irresistible Photos of Fall at its Best

"Pumpkins are the epitome of fall. This patch is in rural Ohio."

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"Haddon Lake, Audubon, New Jersey."

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"Picture taken while on a balloon ride in upstate New York during the fall. The perfect day and the spectacular foliage made it a day to remember."

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"Mt. Rushmore with fall colors. A truly patriotic place."

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"Beautiful fall color in New Mexico, set against a colorful canyon."

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"Fall leaves with frost."

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"We rode the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad that runs from Chama, NM, to San Antonito, CO, and were treated to incredible vistas with golden Aspens adding lots of color to the green pine trees."

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"Picture taken on Sandia Crest just east of Albuquerque, New Mexico."

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"Autumn stream in Great Smoky Mountains National Park."

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"Polo ponies near Lake Placid, NY."

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"Moon over Mt. Hood."

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"Church near Mountain Lake, Virginia."

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"This was taken at the Pagoda Garden at Point Defiance Park in Tacoma, WA."

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"Fall decorations on the property of Big Cedar Resort, a few miles south of Branson, Missouri, on Table Rock Lake."

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"Vivid fall colors."

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"Waterfall in Marlboro, NY."

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"Homeowners really get in the spirit in Vermont and pumpkins are everywhere. Here are some set out right in front of the colors waiting to be photographed."

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"Stanley Park, Vancouver."

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"Photo taken along the Blue Ridge Parkway, one of our favorite fall excursions."

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"Llama ranch near Durango, Colorado."

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"Pumpkin alley."

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"'Snowman in the fall, Wiscasset, Maine."

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"Aspens near Vail, Colorado."

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"Fall in upstate New York. Apple picking at a local apple orchard and a beautiful fall reflection."

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"Photo taken at Cumberland Falls State Park, a beautiful place in the fall with some great hiking and various waterfalls."

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"Autumn in the mountains."

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"Foliage in Rockefeller State Park Preserve in Westchester County, NY."

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"This is one of my favorite photos showing the beginnings of fall."

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"Fall in New York City."

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"On Halloween night, I shot this juxtaposed photo of a lighted pumpkin with the setting sun on the desert horizon."

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