We got a lot of rain on Sunday and Labor Day Monday and it has made a difference in a lot of yards throughout the Southern Tier.

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With all the rain, it's easy to notice the difference with the leaves on the trees. Fall isn't officially here until September 22 but the leaves are starting to change now. One thing that I love about Autumn is the changing colors.

In fact, I like to put the convertible top down and take a drive along the Cannonsville Reservoir (dam trip) from Deposit to Walton. New York is a beautiful state to see during the Fall and I love to see all the changing colors.

I love how Albert Camus puts it: "Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower." So maybe your like me and your planning to take a trip to see all the beautiful fall foliage but where to start.

If your looking to get the most out of your travels so that you can see the changing of the leaves at their peak, here is a visual planning guide to help you get the biggest bang for your gasoline buck.

While no tool is perfect all the time, this will help you plan your trips better for the best chance to see the leaves at their colorful best. Keep scrolling to see when the best time for the peak fall colors in upstate New York and throughout the United States.

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