The first time I saw this level of natural vibrance and understood the use of these colors in a seasonal setting was 1986 - my first trip to Virgina. Later, I was stationed in Virginia and photogoot and I would camp underneath their glorious canopy. When he bought a house in Maryland and I moved to New Jersey, I marveled at their pervasiveness on my numerous trips back and forth. I hear Vermont is even more wondrous, though I've never been.
There's really nothing quite like it, and though this short video isn't nearly as awe-inspiring as seeing it in person, I couldn't help myself on the short drive back to my hotel from the convenience store: