The Red Lion Inn, The Berkshires, Massachusettsvia redlioninn.comThe Berkshires of Western Massachusetts are a popular rural vacation spot, especially in the fall. Surrounded by the gorgeous Berkshire Mountains and bordered to the west by the Hoosic and Housatonic Rivers, the Berkshire region has plenty to offer for those seeking relaxation or a more active vacation. The Red Lion Inn, established in 1773 and in continuous operation since, is a fantastic place to spend your fall foliage vacation. The Inn consists of a main inn building and eight guest houses in the town of Stockbridge, where the farm-to-table scene is thriving. Book your room or guest house now, as this season at the inn is very popular. You'll be able to see plenty of beautiful fall foliage—get a head start with these stunning photos fall across the country.
Biltmore Village Inn, Asheville, North Carolinavia biltmorevillageinn.comAsheville is beautiful year-round, but the colors of autumn bring out its charm even more. If you want a truly luxurious stay during your autumn retreat, book a room at the Biltmore Village Inn, so called because it's the closest lodging to the legendary Biltmore Estate. Here, you'll experience the best of Southern hospitality (and cuisine!) while seeing the best of East Coast autumn. While staying in this Victorian mansion, you'll love sitting by the fire pit on cool evenings and dining on Chef Hussey's excellent seasonal fare. Need some more fall inspiration? Take one of these road trips where you'll see some gorgeous fall foliage.
Aspen Meadows, Aspen, Coloradovia aspenmeadows.comNot all the best leaf-peeping spots are in the eastern states. Aspen is one of the best places in the country to see the lovely golden leaves of its namesake tree during the autumn months, and there's no better place to see them than at Aspen Meadows. The hotel's minimalist rooms are all fitted with huge panoramic windows, ideal for taking in the 40 acres of wooded mountainside along the Roaring Fork River. Book their Leaf Peepers Fall Foliage Package now for extra savings. Not sure when peak foliage time is in your area? Check out this interactive map to see when the leaves will change in different parts of the country.
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Harbour Towne Inn on the Waterfront, Boothbay Harbor, Mainevia harbourtowneinn.comViews of the water and of the fall foliage seems too good to be true, but you'll find both at the Harbour Towne Inn on the Waterfront. The small town of Boothbay Harbor comes alive during the fall season, and you'll find plenty to do downtown—just a short walk from the inn—and might be able to catch a performance and the Boothbay Harbor Opera House, just across the street. In the mornings, take a walk along the pier to watch the sun play over the water, then rent a kayak or canoe to take out into the harbor to see the magnificent fall foliage from a different perspective. Do you know these weird facts about autumn?
Wickwood Inn, Saugatuck, Michiganvia wickwoodinn.comIf you're looking for a romantic getaway this fall, definitely put Wickwood Inn on your list. This small inn is nestled among sugar maples and beech trees that turn glorious colors in the autumn, and is a short distance from some of the prettiest beaches in the country on Lake Michigan. You'll love the included brunch and fresh-baked sweets in the evenings, the cozy, themed suites, and the laid-back atmosphere of the place. Head to the nearby Saugatuck Center for the Arts to take in a show, sip some freshly made cider at Virtue Farms, or simply wander around downtown Saugatuck taking in the golden autumn hues.
The White Gull Inn, Fish Creek, Wisconsinvia whitegullinn.comFish Creek, in Door County, Wisconsin, offers the best of shopping, dining, and outdoor activities for travelers of all stripes. You can take a stroll through the lovely Fish Creek Park to see some of the fall leaves, or head into town to browse the many galleries and locally-owned shops that line the main street. The White Gull Inn, built in 1896, offers stunning suites and delicious meals for guests, as well as year-round public fish boils. You'll quickly see why Travel and Leisure named this inn one of the best hotels for fall foliage viewing, according to Travel and Leisure.
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