Everyone knows New England is the place to head for spectacular displays of autumn foliage, right? But there are plenty of other destinations around the world to reward those in search of leafy splendour
1. Blue Ridge Parkway, USA
Several hundred miles south of New England, head for the Blue Ridge Parkway, one of the country’s most scenic roads, running for some 470 miles through Virginia and North Carolina. From late September to the end of October, hickory, sassafras, poplar and maple trees put on a tremendous show.