· Michigan/Wisconsin: Late September will be the earliest for the Midwest, touching the tips of Upper Michigan and around Green Bay, WI. The bulk of the leaf peeping action for the entire states will come around the second week in October.
· Pennsylvania/Ohio/Indiana/Illinois/Minnesota/Iowa: These five states typically turn around the same time, which should be the middle-to-end of October in 2013.
· The Smokey Mountains: This range of mountains, cutting through West Virginia, the western bit of Virginia and the eastern bit of Tennessee, should see peak color around the second or third week of October.
· Kentucky and the southern tips of Illinois & Indiana: These will be the last to see Midwest color, coming at the end of October to the first week of November.
Head over to the individual state-specific links at chiff.com, and also for a little info on ideal driving routes.