If you have to choose just one Maine place for foliage viewing, Katahdin Woods and Waters National Scenic Byway is unmissable. This 89-mile stretch takes you to the highest peaks, the most gorgeous views, and the endless forests. Maine’s highest mountain, Katahdin, gloriously towers over this magical landscape, making your heart beat faster. Fall sees this region at its most colorful when the woods explode in orange, yellow, and brown. As it’s densely forested land, you’ve got the best foliage experience here, maybe even among the most scenic in the whole of the U.S. Also, it’s a vast and wild area, so outdoor activities abound, and you’ve got a rich choice of things to do. Whether it’s just admiring the leaves from the window of your car, embarking on forest walks, going on a moose safari, camping in the wild, or rafting in the roaring streams, Katahdin Woods & Waters are there to provide the best outdoor time.