Autumn Foliage Travel Deals

by  Stephanie Pitts | Oct 4, 2010
White Barn Inn, Maine
White Barn Inn, Maine / Photo courtesy of the property

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Some may mourn the end of summer, but here at we’re looking forward to the upcoming cool and breezy season. Plus, we’ve rounded up the best cool-weather travel deals to leaf-peeping locales and beyond to help you make the most of fall. With autumn in the air today, some of our favorite scenic hotels are rolling out packages in celebration of the changing foliage. These lovely New England gems shine their brightest under the red, orange, and yellow hues of autumn. (See our Top 10 Fall Foliage Travel Destinations for more ideas.)

Maine and Vermont Color Package
This combo package starts off with two nights at the picturesque White Barn Inn in Kennebunkport, Maine (a 2009 Smart Luxury Award winner) and is followed up with a breathtaking drive to the cozy Windham Hill Inn in Vermont for two more nights. The 4-day/4-night package starts from $1,214/person (excluding lodging taxes) and includes accommodations, daily breakfast, afternoon tea and snacks, dinner for two each night of your stay, and daily wine and cheese tasting at the Windham Hill Inn. Valid for travel September through October; 207-967-2321;

Boston Fall Weekender
For those who prefer to enjoy fall foliage by foot, the Fairmont Copley Plaza in Boston offers weekend packages starting at $229/night. The package includes accommodation, valet parking, and breakfast for two in the Oak Room. Plus, the 2pm late checkout means you can continue to wander the streets the following day. Offer available through December 31, 2010; 617-267-5300;

Autumn Glory in Newport
The Chanler at Cliff Walk, a lovely mansion-cum-hotel in Newport, is offering a 2-night package with daily breakfast, valet parking, a three-course dinner for two at the Spice Pear Restaurant, and two tickets to visit one of the Preservation Society Mansions. The package starts at $686 for two nights. Valid for stays until November 27; 401-847-1300;

Fairmont Family Adventure Package in Washington D.C.
Explore the nation’s capital this season with a family package from The Fairmont Washington D.C., starting at just $229/night.  The package includes accommodation and breakfast for two adults and two children, as well as a copy of City Walks with Kids, Washington D.C.  Available until December 31; 877-570-5556;

Topnotch Vermont Fall Getaway
Starting at $229/night, the Topnotch Resort and Spa of Stowe, Vermont, is offering a package including overnight accommodation, breakfast, pre-mapped foliage tours, and a special in-room gift. Valid through October 16; 866-658-3196;

Vermont Fall Foliage Spectacular
Enjoy Vermont foliage from your own private balcony at the Doveberry Inn. For $275/person, reserve the Lilac or Garden room, complete with whirlpool bath, fireplace, and balcony. The package includes breakfast each morning and dinner for two one night. Available through October 31 (excluding Columbus Day Weekend); 800-722-3204;

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