Every autumn, nature puts on a brilliant show of color. From bright golds to vibrant reds, the leaves transform, showing their rich and vibrant hues. For Columbia and Montour Counties , the foliage season begins in mid October.  Every year, tourists, more commonly known as “leaf peepers,” flock to the areas to take in the fall foliage and to catch a glimpse of nature’s splendor.

You're sure to stumble across many great spots in Columbia and Montour Counties where you can pull off winding highways and byways to savor a picnic, capture special photographs or breathe in the crisp autumn air and appreciate the beauty of nature's dazzling display.  Columbia and Montour Counties has over 11 different state parks/outdoor recreation facilities were hikers and bikers can follow the colors of fall.

To help get you started, here is a favorite autumn foliage driving tour in Danville ; keep an eye out for one of twenty-five covered bridges during your travels:

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From Exit 224 I-80 Danville - Take Route 54 South to Route 642 West through Montour County to Route 45 to Lewisburg Route 15 North to I-80.

So, Pack a warm sweater, coat and an autumn picnic basket stuffed with delectable goodies. Toss your favorite blanket and overnight bag in the trunk. Take a leisurely drive through the pastoral country roads surrounded by the colors of fall. As the sun sets over the ambers and reds, enjoy a warm chili or chowder at a local restaurant or perhaps an overnight stay at one of the cozy inns or B&Bs where you can enjoy yet another day surrounded by Autumn's colorful quilt.

Before you head out to see the beautiful colors of fall, log-on to www.iTourColumbiaMontour.com for the most up-to-date information on area events, attractions and places to stay. Or call at 800-847-4810 to request your free visitors guide.