The splendor of autumn makes it an especially ideal time of year to travel in Fairfield, California's Suisun Valley, one of California’s oldest standing viticultural and agricultural areas. A best kept secret of California, a foliage trip to Suisun Valley is one that’s best suited to travelers who long to be away from the crowds.
During the fall, temperatures are cooler in this eight-mile-long valley and a great time to enjoy Mother Nature’s bounty and colorful show. Suisun Valley offers visitors a step back in time, to when life was more meaningfully connected to the earth. Within a short driving distance of surrounding urban areas, Suisun Valley provides a completely unique experience for fall foliage lovers. This is a perfect day-trip from Sacramento and the Bay Area for exploring this region that experiences cooler temperatures in the lower valley (from coastal influences of San Pablo and Suisun bays), while the upper regions are usually a bit warmer.
A foliage journey into Suisun Valley features colorful images of autumn on the valley floor, wine tasting experiences in between natural discoveries, and fruit and vegetable stands loaded with a cornucopia of autumn’s harvest fare. Stop at one of the many farm stands and bring home some valley-fresh produce. Fun Family Farm Days, October 21, 2012. Every season, is wonderful time for taking photographs, riding bicycles, and discovering all that Suisun Valley has to offer. Stay overnight or for a long weekend -- there's so much to see and do. Nearby Fairfield offers a wide variety of lodging opportunities.
For all of you Leaf Peepers: Colorful photographs of this week's fall color and updates from 56 color spotters across California are found at www.CaliforniaFallColor.com.