16 Best Airbnbs to See Fall Foliage in the U.S.

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Fall is just around the corner, and for many, it’s the most wonderful time of year. The searing heat of summer is transformed to often idyllic weather with crisp cool mornings while the leaves of trees turn into brilliant hues of yellows, oranges, and crimson reds. What better way to enjoy it than with a stay where you’ll be surrounded by color. From New England’s famous foliage to beautiful areas of the South, Midwest, the Rockies, and even the west coast, you’ll want to book these Airbnb rentals for fall now.

Pisgah Highlands Off-Grid Cabin - Candler, North Carolina
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Pisgah Highlands Off-Grid Cabin - Candler

Pisgah Highlands Off-Grid Cabin - Candler, North Carolina

It’s hard not to fall in love with this popular Blue Ridge cabin rental from the picture alone. While this off-grid cabin is tiny, it’s a perfect escape for two, nestled on a 125-acre gated property that backs to Pisgah National Forest. You’ll be surrounded by autumn foliage during the season, feeling as if you’re in a painting with sweeping vistas in nearly every direction. During the day, take advantage of easy access to the attractions in Asheville and the many scenic trails right off the Blue Ridge Parkway and Asheville. Afterward, come back and relax on the two-person swing and roast marshmallows at the fire pit.

Black Bear Lodge Great Smoky Mountains with Hot Tub - Bryson City, North Carolina
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Black Bear Lodge at Deep Creek

Black Bear Lodge Great Smoky Mountains with Hot Tub - Bryson City, North Carolina

Nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains, Black Bear Lodge is a three-bedroom log cabin that’s surrounded by the brilliant colors of fall in the season. Guests enjoy panoramic views of Deep Creek Valley all year round, with the sounds of the creek below providing a serene soundtrack. It’s located just a minute from Great Smoky Mountains National Park with its miles and miles of scenic trails and after a day of hiking, the hot tub on the covered deck provides a memorable, relaxing soak. Inside you’ll have a wealth of amenities too, including a flat-screen HDTV with a DVD library and a gas log fireplace to cozy up to.

A-Frame - Floor Hammock, Sauna & Hot Tub - Mount Holly, Vermont
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Okemo A-Frame - Floor Hammock, Sauna & Hot Tub, Mount Holly, Vermont

A-Frame - Floor Hammock, Sauna & Hot Tub - Mount Holly, Vermont

This A-frame cabin is surrounded by beauty while Okemo Mountain Resort is only about 10 minutes away, offering many activities like a mountain coaster and challenge course along with a scenic chairlift for magnificent views over all the fall colors. It includes a large deck with a hot tub and a barrel sauna ideal for relaxation after any activity. There are three bedrooms, sleeping up to six, a full kitchen, a living room with a mid-century malm fireplace, and a washer/dryer.

The A-Frame at Harvest Moon Acres - Stamford, New York
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The A-Frame at Harvest Moon Acres

The A-Frame at Harvest Moon Acres - Stamford, New York

Book a stay at this unique A-Frame cabin that sits on six private acres. Enjoy the Catskills scenery and sounds of nature from this cabin, where you a bird watch from the front deck and breathe in the fresh mountain air. Along with beautiful mountain views, the sunsets and stargazing are spectacular, while the fall season brings a whole new level of landscape gazing. Some of the special perks include an outdoor fire pit (with complimentary s’mores), a large deck with a BBQ grill, and an outdoor seating area with a a couch.

The Kingdom A-Frame - Burke, Vermont
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The Kingdom A-Frame

The Kingdom A-Frame - Burke, Vermont

In Vermont it’s not hard to find beautiful fall colors, but this A-frame three-bedroom cabin is the perfect home base for your fall season adventures. Built in 1968, the cabin has a prime location near Kingdom Trails, Burke Mountain, Lake Willoughby, and is across the street from the VAST trail. It has a full kitchen and open living area, as well as a large deck, patio, and fire pit on the 3.8 acre property.

Woodstock Luxury Estate 16 Acres & Mountain View - Woodstock, New York
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Woodstock Luxury Estate

Woodstock Luxury Estate 16 Acres & Mountain View - Woodstock, New York

This magnificent estate combines the tranquility of a private residence combined with the luxuries of a five-star hotel, part of Glasco, a collection of design-forward, luxury homes that reimagine hospitality. This property is the first Glasco home and a definite standout with 5.5-bedrooms set on 16 acres with dense forest, flower-filled meadows, a pond, and breathtaking, unobstructed views of Overlook Mountain. Built in the late 1800s, there’s a huge stone fireplace, 30-foot-high ceilings nearly walls of windows, and skylights. But it also appeals to modern travelers, complete with all the essentials plus a 24-hr digital concierge, a private chef, and more.

Luxury Cottage with Spectacular Lake Views - Greenwood Lake, New York
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Luxury Cottage with Spectacular Lake Views

Luxury Cottage with Spectacular Lake Views - Greenwood Lake, New York

Live the life of luxury at this adorable cottage rental in Greenwood Lake, New York. Perfect for a romantic trip for two in the fall season, it’s set high above Greenwood Lake and is just minutes away from Mountain Creek Ski Resort, Spa & Water park, Mt. Peter Ski & Tubing, Warwick creameries, breweries and vineyards, and apple picking. One of its biggest perks is the huge wrap-around fenced in deck with a mid-century modern fireplace where you an enjoy scenic dining, lounging, and cuddling up by the fire.

Maple Haven: A Charming Lake Michigan Tree House - South Haven, Michigan
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Maple Haven - A Charming Lake Michigan Tree House

Maple Haven: A Charming Lake Michigan Tree House - South Haven, Michigan

When in Michigan, you want to be as close to one of the Great Lakes as possible. This A-frame self-proclaimed treehouse places you right next to the shore of Lake Michigan. The private beach access is an awesome perk that allows you to have fantastic outdoor time on the sand. The trees are your backyard, so the Airbnb is well-connected to nature. It’s about tranquility too, this place is very private and inspiring. But don’t worry; civilization is near. The treehouse is located in a sweet spot between South Haven and Saugatuck so you can always go on an exploration of the Downtown delights of these southwestern icons.

Honeycrisp Cottage, A Tiny Timber Frame - Putney, Vermont
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Honeycrisp Cottage - A Tiny Timber Frame

Honeycrisp Cottage, A Tiny Timber Frame - Putney, Vermont

The Honeycrisp Cottage may be tiny, but it can sleep up to four with a king-size bed downstairs and a queen-size bed in the loft. An energy-efficient retreat, it has an open floor plan with Wi-Fi, a full kitchen, and a bathroom while overlooking scenic trails and a gorgeous forested mountain that will be blanketed with autumn hues on a nine-acre property. There’s a fire pit with wood and a fire starter supplied, along with complimentary extras like coffee and a variety of teas.

Heavenly Treehouse in Countryside with Farm Animals - Willington, Connecticut
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Heavenly Treehouse in Countryside

Heavenly Treehouse in Countryside with Farm Animals - Willington, Connecticut

This treehouse is aptly named, providing a dreamy retreat for up to four, although it’s especially ideal for romance-seeking couples. Located on a farm with chickens, goats, babydoll sheep, pigs, cats, and dogs, there are 40 acres to explore and lots to do within a day trip too, from touring local vineyards to antiquing and hiking. It includes an outdoor fire pit for evenings spent under the stars, a gas grill for cookouts, and a kitchenette with complimentary coffee and tea. Classic board games, including Monopoly, Sorry, Clue, and BattleShip are provided if you’re up for some friendly competition.

The Summit House – Stowe, Vermont
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Such a colorful and adorable place to stay

The Summit House – Stowe, Vermont

The Summit House is an Airbnb cabin that becomes stunningly colorful in the fall season. This A-frame cabin has three bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms to accommodate six people. Two bedrooms have king-size beds, and the third bedroom has a queen-size bed. The cabin is less than a mile from downtown Stowe and an ideal place to come home to after exploring the forest. Features of this home rental include a modern, wood-burning fireplace, 50-inch TV, and spa-style rainfall shower.

Authentic Luxury Cedar Log Cabin - Newry, Maine
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Authentic Luxury Cedar Log Cabin

Authentic Luxury Cedar Log Cabin - Newry, Maine

Located on the Sunday River slopes in Newry, Maine, is a rustic but luxurious 18th-century style cedar log home with modern comforts and amenities. It boasts soaring ceilings and authentic exposed beams, accommodating up to 16 with a maximum of 14 adults in five bedrooms. There are plenty of ways to enjoy the outdoors too, including an eight-person hot tub for soaking with a beautiful view, an outdoor fireplace, a gas grill, an alfresco dining area and a custom gazebo.

Heart of the Frying Pan River - Basalt, Colorado
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Heart of the Frying Pan River

Heart of the Frying Pan River - Basalt, Colorado

The Fisherman’s Cabin is less than 30 minutes from Aspen, close enough to take advantage of the many upscale delights of Colorado’s most famous mountain town while enjoying a nature’s oasis. It offers gorgeous mountain views that include lots of color in autumn, and you can even fish right from the porch, with fall ideal for fly fishing on the Frying Pan River for rainbow, brook, brown, and cutthroat trout. The porch is the perfect place to sip your morning coffee while gazing out at the river too. Inside, you’ll have a full kitchen and TV, with accommodation for up to two guests.

Treehouse Near Bar Harbor - Hancock, Maine
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Treehouse Near Bar Harbor

Treehouse Near Bar Harbor - Hancock, Maine

A treehouse for grownups, this one is near coastal Maine but immersed among pine birch, maple, cedar, and spruce trees, putting you in the heart of beautiful fall foliage. It’s not your ordinary treehouse, with 900 square feet and two bedrooms, sleeping up to six – your furry friend is welcome too. There are high-end amenities like a sauna, whirlpool, fireplace, and a kitchen with just about everything you need, even a dishwasher. Wi-Fi and cable TV are included, and you’ll have lots of deck space for relaxing with a view and a seasonal outdoor shower too.

Quiet A-Frame Cabin in Twain Harte Woods - Twain Harte, California
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Quiet A-Frame Cabin in the Twain Harte Woods

Quiet A-Frame Cabin in Twain Harte Woods - Twain Harte, California

Fall brings plenty of color to the Sierra Nevada foothills and this A-frame cabin is nestled in the woods to surround you with it, yet charming downtown Twain Harte is just a 5-minute drive away. From the large windows and the deck, you can enjoy the serene view while watching for deer that sometimes wander through the yard, making their way to a creek located at the bottom of the property. You’ll also have access to two small, private lakes nearby. There’s a propane grill and full kitchen, TV, a washer/dryer, and lots of items for the kids like a high chair, Pack ‘n Play, board games, puzzles, and toys too.

Peaceful Tiny Home with Loft & Views, Near Lake Lanier - Gainesville, Georgia
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Peaceful Tiny Home with Loft & Views, Near Lake Lanier

Peaceful Tiny Home with Loft & Views, Near Lake Lanier - Gainesville, Georgia

You’ve got all you need for a fall adventure in this tiny home getaway in Georgia. Offering serene views year-round, this rental near Lake Lanier is set in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. You can enjoy seasonal lake and mountain views, take advantage of the nearby outdoor activities, or stay put and lounge on the deck or fire up the grill. Along with 10 foot glass doors and windows for prime nature viewing, it has high-speed internet, a desk and chair for remote work, games and puzzles for entertainment, and a fire pit for stargazing.

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