The Ultimate Fall Foliage Drive from Portland, Maine

Jake Christie
18 min readSep 9, 2021

“Peak foliage” is an elusive target here in New England. You can track previous years, watch the swinging temperatures and doggedly follow the state’s own Maine Fall Foliage Conditions website, but the moment the leaves hit their wildest, Fruity-Pebbles-iest crescendo can come and go in a single weekend.