Well, I saw 32 on my thermometer this morning, and that means doom for the green leaves across Connecticut. Our window of spectacular fall foliage is now closing.

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Don't have a lot of time to wander around peeping at those leaves? The first suggestion you'll find in most travel guides is a trip along Rt. 7, and yes, it's incredible, but get stuck behind someone doing 30 in a 45 and it's the worst.

Here are 5 of the best places, besides Rt. 7, in the Greater Danbury area, that I've found provide a spectacular view of our exquisite Fall foliage

Best Places To See Greater Danbury's Exquisite Fall Foliage

Yes, we all know Rt. 7, it's the best for a long, slow Fall foliage drive. If you don't have that kind of time, there are a few other quick-stop choices around the greater Danbury area for those who can't spend 4 hours meandering up to Vermont behind all the other leaf peepers.

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