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These all-in-one zooms are perfect for fall travel photography

If you’re planning to hit the road this fall and you want to take just one lens that will allow you to capture everything from grand landscapes to the gorgeous colors of fall, you need to check out these all-in-one-zooms that are perfect for fall travel photography.

Fortunately, we have been blessed with a ton of all-in-one zooms that are perfect for fall travel photography. All the lenses we have listed here are affordable and lightweight; most are weather sealed, and they have optics that will make the wonders of the season shine. If you’re a photographer who wants one lens that can do it all while you travel this fall (and beyond), check out the all-in-one-zooms below.

Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 (E mount/X mount) — An APS-C travel photography gem!

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The Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III -A VC VXD has a crazy long name, but it also has a crazy long focal range, which makes it a great all-in-one zoom for fall travel photography. The Tamron 18-300mm offers a 27-450mm equivalent focal range in a compact body that’s weather-sealed, image-stabilized, and weighs just 1.36 lb (620g).

This APS-C lens for Sony E mount and Fujifilm X mount cameras is perfect for travel photographers who want to capture everything from sprawling landscapes to wildlife. The optics are superb, and the optical image stabilization will help when shooting at the long end of things and in low-light scenarios. This is a no-compromise all-in-one zoom lens that will help you travel light. You can see many sample images in our full review.

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 — A Micro Four Thirds must-have

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Micro Four Thirds users, you have the perfect lens for fall travel photography and more. The Olympus M.Zuiko 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 is a lens that will give you a full-frame equivalent focal range of 24-400mm in a package that weighs 1 lb (455g). The lens is also easy to carry around thanks to its measurements of just 3.05-by-3.93 inches (77.5-by-99.7 mm). This lens is one of the reasons why so many people love the M4/3 platform.

The optics in this lens are top-notch. Three aspherical elements, one Super HR (high refractive index) element and two HR elements ensure your images are sharp and distortion-free. In addition, the lens has tons of weather sealing, a close 8.7-inch minimum focusing distance and great autofocus motors. I have used this lens during many trips, and it has never let me down.

Canon RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 — The best all-in-one RF mount zoom for fall travel photography

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Believe it or not, some affordable lenses exist for Canon RF mount cameras. One of those lenses happens to be perfect for travel photography. The Canon RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 covers a very impressive focal range for a lightweight and compact lens.

Weighing just 1.65lbs (751g) and measuring only 3.2-by-4.8 inches (81.28-by-121.92 mm), this lens will keep you moving with ease while traveling. Incredibly, the RF 24-240mm features image stabilization, a configurable control ring, incredible optics and fast AF motors. This lens is perfect for landscapes, street, light wildlife photography, documentary photography and more. It’s a must-have for Canon shooters who plan to hit the road.

Tamron 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD (Sony E) — Amazing optics, low price

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Weather sealing, a good maximum aperture on the long end, and superb optics make this Tamron lens perfect for fall travel photography. So, if you’re a photographer who uses Sony cameras and wants one lens that can do it all, the Tamron 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD could be the one for you.

This lens uses quick RXD autofocus motors and specialized elements to control sharpness and clarity. The lens is also very light and compact. With a weight of 1.27lbs (575.5g) and a length of 2.91 x 4.6-inches (74 x 116.8 mm), this lens won’t become a burden while you explore the wonders of fall around you. Be sure to check out our review.

Fujifilm Fujinon XF 18-135mm f/3.5-5 — A perfect travel lens for the X mount

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This all-in-one zoom Fujifilm APS-C zoom will give travel photographers a full-frame equivalent focal range of 27-206mm. That huge focal spread will enable you to capture just about anything while traveling.

The Fujifilm 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 is fully weather-sealed. This means you can keep snapping when Mother Nature tries to ruin things. Coatings on the optics help control ghosting, flaring and contrast when shooting in bright conditions. The linear AF motor is quick and quiet, while five stops of image stabilization make this lens easy to use. It weighs just 1.08 lb (490 g) and has measurements of 2.98-by-3.85 inches (75.7-by-97.8 mm). Trust us when we say fall travel photography will be a piece of cake with this lens.