If you want to make sure you see the bright, fiery colors of autumn this year, you need to check out this guide.

Are you planning on taking day trips to different areas of New England to see the amazing autumn leaves? Or, will you venture out on a fall vacation and travel to other parts of this great nation to see the wonders of Mother Nature?

For you science geeks (like me), here's the explanation as to why leaves actually change colors.

Make sure you find time to either travel to different states or sit in your backyard and enjoy the vibrant colors of fall.