The Indiana University Bloomington campus is consistently ranked one of the most beautiful college campuses in the nation. Often these rankings attribute the campus's visual appeal to the abundance of trees, including a forest that cuts right through campus.
When temperatures drop and summer starts turning into fall, having some of the best tree coverage means that IU Bloomington also has some of the most beautiful fall foliage in the nation.
Check out the five best spots to curl up in a cardigan with a pumpkin spice latte and enjoy the reds, oranges and yellows featured in nature's works of art.
The Conrad Prebys Amphitheater
With seven rows of stadium seating, there's plenty of space at this recently added spot for everyone to sit and admire the changing view.
Ballantine Hall courtyard
This hidden gem is the perfect space to stake out a spot among the fallen leaves and enjoy the crisp fall air.
Walking through the lush forestry of Dunn's Woods is a treat all year long, but members of the IU family should be particularly thankful for this area of campus when it's lit up by yellows and oranges in the fall.
Fine Arts Plaza
Showalter Fountain may be turned off thanks to a temperature drop, but on your way to the fountain along Seventh Street, you can feast your eyes on a corridor lined with magnificently colored foliage.
Take a seat on the bench next to Herman B Wells and take in the beauty of campus while surrounded by its oldest buildings.