There are several ways to get the scoop on fall colors around the region.
Minnesota: See Explore Minnesota's fall color report and sign up to receive a weekly e-mail report at exploreminnesota.com/fallcolor. The organization's travel experts offer guidance at 1-888-847-4866. To check on conditions at state parks, go to mndnr.gov/fallcolors.
Iowa: iowadnr.gov/fallcolor; 1-515-233-4110 (updates begin Sept. 21).
South Dakota: For information on travel to South Dakota, go to travelsd.com.
North Dakota: At ndtourism.com, click on the "fall foliage" box.
Wisconsin: Check on fall colors in the state and sign up for a weekly e-mail update at travelwisconsin.com/fall-color-report, or call 1-800-432-8747.