11 Spots Around DC to Take the Best Fall Foliage Photos

The Jefferson Memorial might be known for cherry blossom season, but it's pretty great in the fall, too. Photo via Instagram user @ejfass

Go on a foliage tour around the District. Or, just look at these #fall shots.

City Center

Golden place.

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The obvious— fake leaves still count.

Washington Monument


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A different monument shot.

Capitol Hill

Good morning DC 🍂

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Up on the hill.

Rock Creek Park

Back woods DC!

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Rocky and red.

The Mall


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Streets of gold.

Arlington Cemetery

Fallin’ #landscapephotography #landscapephoto #landscapelover #landscapes #landscape

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Orange, yellow and marble.

Malcolm X Park

A peaceful morning photoshoot in the city just in time before the rain 🍂🍁 #dclife

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Still sword-less Joan with the brightest backdrop.

Eastern Market Neighborhood

The classic row house shot.

Jefferson Memorial

Leaf canopy.

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Abbey joined Washingtonian in September 2017. A Miami University (Ohio, not Florida) alum, she called the Midwest home before moving to Vermont to report for the Burlington Free Press and to be closer to her one true love: Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. Her work has also appeared in Cincinnati Magazine and USA Today. Abbey lives in Falls Church.