After 70s and 80s for weeks & weeks, there’s a snap in the air as the north wind is rustling the leaves and it’s still dark at 6:30 in the morning. Those longer nights are key to the Science of Fall Color, and you can read all about what makes leaves change color and see another cool fall photo at that link!
Starting to lay plans as to how to enjoy Michigan’s fall color? While a helicopter color tour is probably out of reach for most of us, the fall color tours on Pure Michigan offer some solid ideas for experiencing Michigan at its colorful best. One note: while they invite you to see the dynamic colors of a trillion trees, the actual number (according to Michigan Forests Forever) is about 11.3 billion. That’s still quite a lot – here’s hoping you get to see at least a few hundred thousand!
Many more fall photos & wallpaper from Michigan in Pictures.