All across the Northeast the Autumn leaves are changing their colors. Well, the truth is, they’re not really changing colors they are actually losing their green. And they’re shifting from an emerald green to ochre, gold, orange, pink, magenta and brown. Leaf Peepers prepare! This is your time to visit the east coast and here are 5 top spots offering special deals.
1. Portland, ME
This Fall, Chebeague Island Inn invites you to experience the “Lucky Lobstering” package. Join local legend and real-life lobsterman, Captain Jedediah Spear, for a two-hour excursion around scenic Casco Bay aboard Captain Spear’s Sea Nile. While on-board you’ll spot all the Autumn colors from the unique perspective on the water. Available now through the end of October, you’ll be able to catch your own lobster and enjoy the fresh catch back at the hotel with all the fixings and wine pairings. From $405 a person.
2. Stowe, VT
Nowhere in New England is fall more spectacular than in Stowe, Vermont, home to the country’s highest concentration of sugar maple trees. Stoweflake Mountain Resort and Spa has it’s own trails for hiking and mountain biking. You can also partake in outdoor events, a world-class spa, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, nine-hole golf course, tennis courts, and a state-of-the-art sports & wellness center. Starting from $145.30 their Fall Foliage package includes 30% off resort accommodations, breakfast Daily and 20% off Lunch & Dinner, Vermont maple leaf treats, Self-Guided Driving and Brew Tours, 20% off voucher for the Spa at Stoweflake and resort attractions.
3. Bretton Woods, NH
The Omni Mount Washington Resort offers you the opportunity to soar hundreds of feet through the air past the tops of ancient hemlocks, spruces and white pine trees on the resort’s Bretton Woods Canopy Tour. This 4,700 foot journey includes nine zip lines, two suspension bridges, hiking and rappelling deep into the forests of Bretton Woods. Rates start at $259 per night.
4. Brewster, MA
The Ocean Edge Resort & Golf lub in Brewster, MA is offering their “Take a Bike” package through October 31. It includes accommodations, breakfast and 15% savings on half day bike rentals for two. You’ll be able to test your cycling might along the historic, car-free, 26-mile Cape Cod Bike & Rail Trail along Cape Cod Bay. There are cranberry bogs, and a host of antique and chocolate shops. You’ll also have access to an18-hole Nicklaus-designed golf course, 3 outdoor and 2 indoor pools, access to a private tidal beach, clay and har-tru tennis courts plus S’more campfires on their private beach. Rates start at $295 for The Villages and $495 for The Mansion.
5. North Conway, NH
For leaf peepers on a shoe string budget stay at the 1785 Inn. They offer double or double plus twin bed rooms for $99 a night. The offer includes a full breakfast for two.
Great bonus offer: For those of you 45+ take advantage of AARP’s Fall Travel Discounts including 10% off and 10% bonus points at Best Western. And 30% plus $30 off weekly on Avis car rentals.