Nothing beats Massachusetts for a traditional New England fall foliage tour. And it all starts around Columbus Day. From the Berkshires in the east to Boston and Cape Cod in the west, the Bay State has the "lock" on leaf peeping in Autumn.
More about Massachusetts fall color around the Web:
Massachusetts Fall Foliage - From the office of travel & tourism with an excellent overview of fall foliage touring throughout the state including driving routes & itineraries, expert tips, timetables.
Massachusetts DCR - Fall Foliage - Check out this comprehensive guide to the best fall foliage in state parks in central, southeast, northeast, western Massachusetts & the Boston area, with links, descriptions and related information on biking trails.