Foliage drives in New England
Directions: The Merritt Parkway's (Route 15) offers leaf seekers views of scenic farms and villages, starting in Greenwich. Take exit 28 to the Audubon Center, a 295 acre nature sanctuary. Back on the Merritt (right), take exit 35 and turn left onto Route 137 North. Stop by the Bartlett Arboretum, the perfect spot for fall foliage, featuring 91 acres of trails and trees. Continue on to exit 36 heading toward New Canaan. Take exit 45 off the Merritt onto Route 58 North to Easton. Take in the picturesque Aspetuck Reservoir en route to Aspetuck Apple Barn for autumnal food and drink. Turn back onto Route 58 heading south and take a left onto Center Road. Take a left onto Route 59. Stop at Silverman's Farm to pick your own apples, peaches, or pumpkins. Once you get your fill of fruit, get back on the Merritt and head back to Greenwich.
Round trip distance: ~ 50 miles
When to go: Late OctoberDrive provided by http://www.ctvisit.com/.