One of the best seasons to experience nature at its best is Fall in its deep colors. The forest changing colors into various shades of orange, red and yellow is mesmerizing and makes fall in love with nature. If you are in search of places to visit this Fall and experience the transition in weather or wish to experience the colors of nature check out these top 10 destinations.
Here is our list of the Top 10 Fall destinations from Expedia and Hotels.com that you must visit.
1. Columbia River George, Oregon.
The Valley River Inn at $156.
The Valley River Inn is a 3.5-star family-friendly hotel that is located 6 minutes from Eugene Train station and 13 minutes from the airport. The hotel offers rooms in various categories from Queen beds, King beds, Executive suites, and Junior Suites.
Amenities that you can enjoy here are Queen beds with a pool view, a tea/coffee maker, a flat-screen TV with premium channels, and daily housekeeping. You can also enjoy horseback riding or cycling.
What to do
The Valley River Inn in Eugene is a conveniently located property from the shopping areas, and restaurants. If you are in the mood to be surrounded by nature you can plan a stroll or a picnic in the Willamette River, Alton Baker Park, or Owen Rose Garden. In case you are looking to have fun activities check out an event or a game at Autzen Stadium. The place has a lot to offer you can enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails and mountain biking. Take a break from nature and hop on a moped rental nearby and explore all the area has to offer.
2. Bar Harbour, Maine.
Colonial Inn at $168.
Colonial Inn, Ellsworth is located near theme parks, shopping, and great restaurants. The property offers rooms in various categories like the Economy, Queen Bed, King Bed, and a room with two Queen Beds for the family.
Amenities that you can enjoy here are Free wi-fi, a flat-screen with premium channels, free breakfast every day, an indoor pool, laundry facilities, a refrigerator, a microwave, and housekeeping on request.
What to do
The local tourist spots to explore are Downeast Scenic Railroad, and Ellsworth Congregational Church are local landmarks that are just a few minute’s drive from the hotel. The famous Acadia National Park and Lamoine State Park are natural beauties that can’t be missed by nature lovers. The plus has fun activities which can be explored at the Wild Acadia Fun Park and Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf. You can also try water adventures with jet skiing and kayaking nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails and hunting.
3. Monterey County, Central Coast California.
The Stevenson Monterey at $136.
The Stevenson Monterey is located in the heart of Monterey but is still located near the beach. The property is a 9-minute drive from the railway station and a 4-minute drive from the airport. The hotel offers a Standard room, a Standard Double room, and a Deluxe Double room.
Enjoy the amenities like free wi-fi, air-conditioning, a t.v with premium channels, a coffee/tea maker, a refrigerator, a seasonal outdoor pool, and housekeeping on request.
What to do
The hotel is located in a walkable area in Monterey with good shopping. Some of the sports worth checking out are Fisherman’s Wharf and Pebble Beach Golf Links for a round of golf. If you want to explore the area’s natural beauty do visit Carmel Beach and Point Lobos State Natural Reserve. Dennis the Menace Park is a top attraction that should not be missed.
4. Blue Ridge Parkway, Virginia/North Carolina/Tennessee.
Great Smokies Inn Cherokee for $ 126.
Great Smokies Inn Cherokee is located on the riverwalk and in an area with good shopping. The airport is almost an hour’s drive away but all the tourist spots are just a few minutes of walking distance away from the hotel. The hotel offers Rooms with two queen beds and a room with a king bed with smoking and non-smoking.
The amenities provided in the room and at the hotel are free wi-fi, an outdoor pool, laundry facilities, a microwave, a refrigerator, a coffee/tea maker, and daily housekeeping. The staff offers tours and ticket assistance.
What to do
The hotel is located on the riverwalk and has good shopping areas around. The Cherokee Mountainside Theatre and Mountain Farm Museum are cultural highlights of the town. You can enjoy some of the area’s activities at Oconaluftee Islands Park and Smokemont Riding Stables, Santa’s Land Family Theme Park, and the Zoo. You can also enjoy water adventures with kayaking and water tubing nearby. They have great outdoor activities like ziplining and mountain biking.
5. Catskill Mountains, New York
Innes for a classic cabin for $717.
Innes is a 3-star property that is located in Accord. The property is perfect for anyone who wishes to walk around in nature and enjoy its 9-hole golf course. The airport is almost an hour’s drive from the hotel. The hotel has various types of rooms and cabins available. Currently, the discount they are offering is on cabins.
The amenities provided at the hotel and the cabin are free wi-fi, a minibar in rooms, a flatscreen t.v with digital channels, a seasonal outdoor pool, free bicycle rentals, and an outdoor tennis court. Golfers can enjoy shopping at the Pro shop, a bar for drinks after a round, or enjoy a meal at the two onsite restaurants.
What to do
You can enjoy a round of golf at their 9-hole golf course. You should visit the World’s Second Largest Garden Gnome, Minnewaska State Park, Lippman Park, and Stony Kill Falls. Don’t miss out on outdoor adventures like mountain biking and mountain climbing.
6. Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Cape Sands Inn at $66.
The motel is located near the airport and a 3-minute drive from Hyannis Harbour. The motel has various types of rooms but the most preferred by travelers is the Economy Double Room which offers fully refundable bookings. The hotel also has Standard rooms and Deluxe rooms.
The amenities that they offer in the room and motel are free wi-fi, an outdoor pool with sun loungers and pool umbrellas, a sauna, a bathtub, outdoor grilling, an arcade game room, picnic area.
What to do
Visit the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum which is a very popular tourist attraction. You can also go whale watching. Don’t forget to take The Steamship Authority which is the largest ferry service to the Island of Nantucket from Cape Cod. If you love photography do check out their private guided night photography tours.
7. Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
Magnuson Hotel Ironwood at $110.
The hotel is located in the heart of Ironwood and is connected to a shopping center. The closest airport is an 11-minute drive from the hotel. The property has 42 rooms arranged over two floors and has various styles of rooms available. The Standard room is the most popular among travelers, which can be booked with added $15 for fully refundable cancelations.
The amenities provided in the room and the hotel are free wi-fi, free breakfast, coffee/tea maker, luggage storage, refrigerators, a microwave, and a free infant bed or crib. They also have a laundry facility and ski equipment storage facilities.
What to do
The Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park is a great place for hikes and exploring nature. You can also visit Norrie Park and for a walk or the Old Depot Park Museum. An additional activity that you can enjoy is a round of golf at the nearby golf course. You can also try hunting.
8. Stowe, Vermont
Private Suites at Smugglers Notch Resort for $368.
Private Suites at Smugglers Notch Resort is located in the mountains in a state park in Jeffersonville. It’s a quaint place as it’s tucked away in the hills with nothing but nature to explore. The international airport is a 45-minute drive from the hotel. The property has luxurious condos. You can opt for Premium Condos with 4 bedrooms or 2 bedrooms, or Standard Condos with 4 bedrooms or 2 bedrooms.
The amenities available in the condo are an equipped kitchen, furnished balconies, laundry, free wi-fi, hot tub, swimming pool, and spa. There are coffee/tea makers, a dining table and a t.v with a DVD player. The resort has 8 outdoor pools with sun loungers, hot tubs, and Spa with various treatments. They also have a fitness center.
What to do
The resort has many activities to explore like a waterpark, mountain biking, rock climbing, ziplining, cycling on rent, and hiking/biking on trails.
9. Eastern Townships, Quebec.
Manoir des Sables Hotel and Golf at $119.
Manoir des Sables Hotel and Golf are a 4star family-friendly hotel located in Orford in a rural area and on a lake. It’s almost a two-hour drive from the nearest international airport. The property is located closer to all the tourist locations which makes it a favorite among travelers. The hotel has various rooms which are a Standard room, a Deluxe room, a Junior suite, and an Executive suite.
The amenities available in the room are free wi-fi, coffee/tea maker, t.v, iron/iron board, connecting rooms for families, and laundry.
The hotel has amenities like a pool, hot tub, spa, an 18-hole golf course, a bar, a fitness center, a tennis court, children’s play area. A seasonal outdoor and indoor pool.
What to do
The hotel has an 18-hole golf course, you can also get golf lessons, and check out the pro shop and the golf clubhouse. Have a relaxing day at the Spa which offers various types of treatments. You can enjoy outdoor activities like basketball, beach volleyball, and rowing/canoeing. Various activities can be done outside the hotel too like visiting the Mont Orford Ski Area and Magog Marine. You can also explore Mont-Orford National Park and Cherry River Marsh.
10. The Berkshires, Massachusetts
Apple Tree Inn at $220.
Apple Tree Inn is a 3- star Inn located in Lenox close to the Tanglewood Music Centre. The nearest airport is an hour’s drive away. The hotel offers free continental breakfast and has various types of rooms to choose from. The most preferred room of travelers is the Traditional Room with one Queen Bed and a view of the Lodge Queen Mountain.
The amenities in the room are free wi-fi, free breakfast, iron/iron board, and housekeeping on request.
The amenities at the hotel are an outdoor pool, two restaurants to dine, an outdoor garden, and a picnic area.
What to do
The must-visit places are Tanglewood Music Center and Norman Rockwell Museum. Some of the other notable landmarks include the National Shrine of the Divine Mercy and Hancock Shaker Village. You can also visit the Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum and Berkshire Botanical Garden.