Eight Affordable Fall Foliage Getaways



Blackburn Inn, which opened in May, is offering a “Our First Fall” promotion, which includes 15 percent off starting rates when booked 14 days in advance and a $15 daily food and beverage credit. Available from Sept. 1 to Nov. 30. Bookings start at $169 a night.

Up north, in North Conway, N.H., The White Mountain Hotel & Resort, in the heart of Mount Washington Valley and with views of mountain scenery that shows of the stunning New England foliage, has a “Fall Foliage Escape.” The offer includes two nights of accommodations, breakfast and one dinner at the property’s elegant Ledges Restaurant. Bookings from $148 a person.

Even further up the seaboard, Cliff House Maine, a coastal resort in Southern Maine, has a “Fall in Love with Fall in Maine” package. It includes accommodations, a map of the area’s best fall foliage spots, a $200 credit to the on-site spa, two tickets for a local food tour, a bag of locally made maple candy and a blanket. Bookings start at $519 a night, and the promotion is valid from Sept. 22 to Nov. 30.

A zip line ride through autumnal leaves? It’s possible in the North Georgia mountains. Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge has an “Elevate Your View” package that gives guests the chance to get an up close sight of the changing of the leaves by ziplining past them in Aerial Adventure Park. The package includes accommodations and a zip line tour in the park. Bookings start from $99 a person.

The prime season for Mackinac Island, in Michigan, may be summer, but visitors who come in the fall will get a feast of foliage as they hike on miles of trails as well as go on horseback and bike rides. Mission Point, an 18-acre lakefront property, has a two-night “Fall Foliage, Food & Wine” package that includes accommodations, a welcome amenity of a glass of wine per adult, breakfast, one dinner with a bottle of wine, a half- day rental of two bikes with a boxed lunch and a private horse and carriage ride. Bookings from $380 a night.



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