Michigan Fall Color Tours

Why are Michigan fall color tours so popular? Because the beauty of the changing colors of the state are a beautiful and memorable sight! Find a local tour or plan your own and enjoy Michigan fall colors at their peak.

Michigan’s fall colors are a mix of coppers, orange, reds, and yellows and display a show of beauty that looks like it was painted by an artist.

Whether you are looking for a day trip or a romantic getaway vacation to see the colors, this is one fabulous display of natural beauty that you do not want to miss!

Take a Day Trip

If you are looking for an affordable way to spend the day, these drivable day trips are perfect to show off the fall colors of Michigan! Grab your friends or your family and hop in the car for a color tour of your one.

To see twenty-six different diving color tour routes especially chosen for their great color, click here. You can even print detailed directions for each trip.

When are the Colors Best?

Fall colors in Michigan start changing in the Keweenaw and Western Upper Peninsula first and then spread south and east across the rest of the Upper Peninsula. Then they take their show to from north to south over the Lower Peninsula of Michigan. Color is delayed in places that are close to Lake Superior and Lake Michigan.

Color updates are given each Wednesday beginning in September through the end of October about Michigan fall-color conditions. To hear the update 24 hours a day, you can call 800-442-2084, ext. 304.

Our Favorite Way to See the Colors?

One of the most beautiful ways to see the fall colors is to take a winery tour in the Traverse City area in October. Most of the area wineries have absolutely gorgeous views of the fall colors and it is a stunning drive to get there!

A few of the wineries also offer Bed and Breakfast accommodations if you want to make it a weekend getaway! (Who knows? You may see us there!)

Chateau Chantal Vineyard

Chateau Chantal Vineyard in the Fall 
Photo courtesy of smiles7.

Many of the local hotels also offer fall vacation packages to anyone enjoying a Michigan fall color tour.

Enjoy the beautiful changing colors of Michigan!

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