This September, October, and November in New England begins the leaf peeping season. This is the time of year that thousands flock to New England for the fall foliage annual changing of tree colors. Most people are aware that the holiday season is just around the corner and normally stay put in November. As a NH Travel Agent November is one of the best months in some years to see those deep rich reds, yellows, and oranges in Maple trees.
What are the best places to viewing these spectacular colors? Here are some of the top hotels to spend a weekend or a week and enjoy the cool crisp air and rich fall colors.
1 Omni Mount Washington Hotel, Bretton Woods, NH
This hotel founded in 1902 as the Grande Dame Hotel in the White Mountains overlooking deep valleys and the highest peak in NH, Mount Washington. This grande hotel boasts a 25,000 square foot spa complete with glass-encased day pool and luxury hotel rooms that make you feel like a king or queen.
2 Chebeague Island Inn, Chebeague Island, ME
This Greek Revival Inn was restored back in the 1920’s. It overlooks the ocean and lies on the coast of Maine on the most beautiful island in Casco Bay. It’s a short trip by water taxi over to the island, but you’ll love this beautiful Inn that just makes you feel like you are home. Sit back on the porch or snuggle up by the fireplace and enjoy the crisp cool air of Maine.
3 Stoneover Farm, Lenox, Ma
Stoneover Farm is located in the heart of the Berkshires. It was built in 1890 originally as a gentlemen’s farm but later was turned into an inn in 2001. This luxury inn has eight glorious suites surrounded by stunning trees and a duck pond. Sit back and relax by the fireplace or dive into a book in their well-stocked library. A bonus is a tour of the barn that was converted into a gallery of paintings, sculptures, and photography.