Pumpkin spice lattes, apple-picking, corn mazes…ahhh, fall. But aside from wearing flannel, drinking pumpkin beer, and running through fields of corn (all in that order, of course), there is the great American sport of leaf-peeping to look forward to.
Some areas surrounding Washington have already entered into peak fall colors (we’re looking at you, Shenandoah Valley), but DC seems to be holding out for Halloween and Veteran’s Day. Which means, you have a solid two weeks to take lovely, fall foliage photos and post them all over Instagram before winter is upon us.
Here are the 25 locations around DC where we recommend snapping said Instagram-worthy fall photos. And remember, these five tips will help you capture a seasonal landscape photo like a pro.