The rain knocked down a lot of leaves, so overall the colors may have been a little better the week before I arrived, but it’s hard to pick just the right week when you have to make flight reservations well in advance.
On the first day of photo safari we went up the Mt Mansfield toll road, on one of the slopes that make up the Stowe ski resort. It’s open during the summer and fall for sightseeing. And quite popular based on license plates from as far away as Arizona.
This little stone structure is called the Mountain Chapel.
A view from a little higher up: