To get you excited for autumn, here are some of the most beautiful and romantic covered bridges to visit across America once the foliage starts to change.
Be sure to take a quick detour off the scenic Kancamagus Highway — one of New Hampshire's best fall foliage drives — to see this 1858 bridge that spans the Swift River.
Built in 1836, this historic bridge stretches 189 feet across the Ottaquechee River just east of the town of Woodstock.
Located about 30 miles south of Salem near the town of Scio, this bridge has a open truss design that allows you to take in the view while crossing.
One of the original bridges of Madison County (yes, like from the movie), Hogback Bridge gets its name from a ridge on the western side of the valley where it's located.
This 104-foot-long covered bridge — located just north of the Massachusetts border — was built in 1873 and crosses over the Green River.
This Paddleford truss bridge in Franconia Notch State Park crosses over the Pemigewasset River, which translates to "swift or rapid current" in the Abenaki Indian language.
One of the last covered bridges in Connecticut, the West Cornwall Covered Bridge carries Connecticut Route 128 over the Housatonic River. You also might recognize it from the opening scene of the 1967 movie Valley of the Dolls.
Built in 1909, Campbell's Covered Bridge is the last remaining bridge of its kind in South Carolina and is no longer open to vehicular traffic to help preserve it.
Built in 1852 over the Battenkill River in West Arlington, the Arlington Green Covered Bridge is one of Vermont's oldest and best-preserved covered bridges still in use today.
Connecting the towns of Hancock and Greenfield over the Contoocook River, the Country Covered Bridge was rebuilt in 1937 after floods destroyed the original 19th century structure.
A farmer built the Copeland Bridge in 1879 so that his cows could easily access his fields over Beecher Creek in upstate New York.
The longest bridge of its kind still in use today in Oregon, the Goodpasture Bridge crosses the McKenzie River near the town of Vida, about 30 miles east of Eugene.
Not far from the Flume Covered Bridge in Franconia Notch State Park, you'll find the Sentinel Pine Bridge, which was built from an uprooted pine tree that fell on this site in 1938.
While it looks like all the other historical structures on this list, the A.M. Foster Covered Bridge in Cabot was only just built in 1988 as a replica of a nearby bridge from the 19th century.
Built in 1858, the Humpback Covered Bridge near Covington gets its name from its structure that is slightly taller in the middle to avoid flood waters.
Floods and fire destroyed the first four bridges that stood on this site crossing the Ammonoosuc River. The fifth and current bridge was completed in 1832 and is still in use today.
Built in 1902, this multiple kingpost truss bridge crosses the White River near the town of Turnbridge.