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The foliage at your fingertips

Not sure when to hit the road on a leaf-peeping adventure, or where exactly to go? Track the foliage statewide using the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism’s new Fall Foliage Fun Planner. Look up conditions by date, and choose from nine suggested driving routes that meander through some of the state’s most scenic areas. Try the Quabbin Reservoir Run, The Cape Codder, or Beauty and the Berkshires, for instance. Need instant info on leaf status? Text MAFALL to 74642 and you will receive a text every Thursday through October with foliage conditions. The site also lists fall events.  800-227-MASS,

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