By: KDKA-TV News Staff
LIGONIER, Pa. (KDKA) — The Laurel Highlands have been named one of the best destinations for fall foliage in the nation.READ MORE: Allegheny Health Network To Begin Administering COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Doses To Eligible Individuals
Laurel Highlands placed number eight on USA Today’s list.
Claiming spots in the top three are the White Mountains in New Hampshire, the Upper Peninsula in Michigan and the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania.READ MORE: Toddler Taken To Hospital With Gunshot Wound, Police Investigating
Last year, the Laurel Highlands won third overall.
GO Laurel Highlands says while Mother Nature isn’t always predictable, fall foliage starts to come through in mid-September, with the brightest bursts of colors popping in mid-October.MORE NEWS: Hershey’s Mini Bars Rank As The Top-Selling Halloween Candy In Pa.
The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources also posts weekly fall foliage reports when the leaves start to change, letting leaf peepers know the best places to visit and when.