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Finding a spot to see some of the best fall foliage in Chicago isn’t that hard (just go where the trees are), but sometimes you want a new perspective of the seasonal sights. Grab your camera and a friend—fall foliage in Chicago is spectacular, and we know some of the best places to spot it. You'll see red, orange and yellow leaves hanging from branches at some of the best attractions in Chicago as well as along the paths at Chicago parks and cemeteries. The vibrant colors tend to peak in northern Illinois in mid-October, according to the Farmer’s Almanac, so take a break from your Oktoberfest festivities and embrace your inner leaf peeper. If you're looking for the best fall foliage in Chicago, here's where you'll find it.
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