Newport has been named the Ten Secret Fall Foliage Getaways by Conde Nast Traveler

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When to go: Late October 7286 fall foliage colt state park crJenniferBalch-2 Let the unwitting crowds line up for a chance to drive those world-famous routes in Vermont; New England's littlest state is where in-the-know peepers can be found, taking in a fairly impressive annual display. From the classic charm of the Brown University campus to the tree-lined streets of its Providence locale (College Hill is one of the most architecturally satisfying neighborhoods in any East Coast city) and on over to the idyllic eastern reaches of Newport, where you'll find vineyards, orchards, farm stands, and one of New England's best coastal walks, Rhode Island offers all of the charm you could ask for with none of the hordes you were expecting.