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New England is well known for its stunning autumn foliage with vibrant shades of reds, oranges and yellows. Across the region from Connecticut and Massachusetts to Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine, you’ll find practically an endless number of destinations to enjoy it. By booking one of these Airbnbs, you’ll be perfectly situated for the ultimate fall foliage escape.
Surrounded by trees and mountains, the Summit House is dazzling in the fall. Just imagine waking up to those colorful views of the forest. You’ll be able to do just that from the glass wall bedroom. An A-frame cabin, it has three bedrooms, accommodating three, along with a cozy wood-burning fireplace and a 55″ HDTV with Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, HBO Max, Hulu, Netflix, and Roku. There’s a huge spa-style rainfall shower ideal after a day of hiking or any other activities, while the outdoor living space includes a BBQ grill and area for alfresco dining along with a fire pit for gathering under the stars.
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.
This three-bedroom A-frame for six sits on two acres of land, surrounded by trees, tucked between the Stratton and Mt. Snow ski areas. It’s a great place for art lovers, with local works of art throughout with QR codes on each piece allowing guests to support local artists. You’ll have a furnished deck area for outdoor dining that includes a gas grill, along with a hammock and an outdoor fire pit. An indoor fireplace is included too, along with a full kitchen with a Keurig coffee machine and a washer/dryer.
This storybook cabin for up to six guests offers a 3.6-acre base camp that’s perfectly situated for adventure in the Green Mountains while surrounded by autumn colors. You’ll be just minutes from Mount Snow, Okemo Mountain Resort, Stratton, Magic, and Bromley – after a day of play, come back and relax in the hot tub and enjoy the granite bonfire area. There’s an outdoor propane fire pit too, along with an indoor wood-burning fireplace and two Roku TVs. A full kitchen and laundry facilities are included too.
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.
Ideal for couples seeking a romantic stay who want to be immersed in nature, this treehouse offers a blissful retreat. All stress is sure to melt away, with plenty of privacy and the sounds of a bubbling stream that’s steps from the deck. Just below, there’s a hammock and campfire space. While there’s no kitchen, you’ll be able to prepare simple meals with a charcoal grill and a propane camp stove included. There’s a basic composting toilet, but you’ll also have access to a full bathroom in the main house, about 200 feet away.
This classic 1850s cabin is located in one of Vermont’s most charming towns, Stowe, known for its covered bridges and spectacular fall foliage. You’ll enjoy beauty inside and out while staying here – the home boasts a beautiful mix of old and new with pine floors, cathedral ceilings and heirloom antiques along with a fully stocked modern kitchen, sound system, and hot tub. Relax by the warmth of the woodstove, enjoy a nap in the hammock that sits by a brook, explore trails or even fish right on the property’s trout stream.
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.
This cozy cabin for up to four is an ideal spot for relaxing among nature, including the vibrant colors of fall and the sounds of the owls, frogs, and ducks that float across the private pond. Those who like to fish can test their luck at catching bass, trout, and catfish, while beautiful beaches are nearby. There’s also a deck ideal for sipping your morning coffee or evening wine as well as enjoying cookouts on the gas grill. Indoors, you’ll have a full kitchen and a fireplace to snuggle up to,
Ideal for a large gathering of family or friends, the Retreat at Harmony Row is tucked into Maine’s Mahoosuc Mountains and surrounded by color in the fall, while hiking and biking can be enjoyed right out your door. It offers it all while accommodating at least 16 guests with six bedrooms, including one with bunk beds and a double bed, plus one that has four bunk beds. There’s a gourmet kitchen and a spacious great room with a gas fireplace, along with a walk-out game and entertainment room that has a pool table, foosball, poker table, and theater set up. The outdoor living space includes a large deck that overlooks the mountains and has a gas grill with propane supplied along with a dining table. There’s also a year-round hot tub, a seasonal pool, a fire pit, and yard games that can be enjoyed on the vast lawn.
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.
“Cedar House” offers a relaxing stay surrounded by numerous cedar trees for brilliant color during the fall in a location that feels secluded yet it’s not far from city amenities. You’ll be in a perfect spot for hiking and scenic autumn drives while being able to come back to a comfortable retreat with nearly a full kitchen (no stove), a Smart TV with Netflix, and fast Wi-Fi.
Bear Ridge Lodge is located in New Hampshire’s Franconia area, renowned for its fall foliage, while National Forest trails are right out the back door. Plus, you’ll be just a short drive from trails and the aerial tramway in Franconia Notch State Park for a bird’s-eye view over it all. Accommodating up to eight guests, it features a large front deck and covered porch for watching abundant wildlife like moose and deer, outdoor dining, and stargazing. The stone fireplace inside is ideal for cozying up to when there’s a chill in the air. Enjoy movie nights in the immersive home theater along with all the comforts of home, including laundry facilities.
The Overlook is a lovely two-bedroom in the heart of some of the country’s most stunning fall color, just a half-mile from a scenic overlook and under five minutes from North Conway Village in New Hampshire. You’ll have easy access to restaurants, coffee houses, shops, nightlife and activities like hiking and kayaking. After a day of play, enjoy soaking in the hot tub, cozying up to the woodstove or building a fire in the outdoor fire pit to warm up to while gazing at the stars. It includes all the comforts of home too, like a kitchen, washer/dryer, cable TV and Wi-Fi.
This unique rental is an architectural gem in one of the country’s top spots for leaf-peeping, set on seven private acres with hiking trails nearby. Ideal for a romantic couples’ getaway or for a small family, it accommodates up to four with a queen bed in the bedroom and a double bed stacked with pillows in the living area that’s also ideal for lounging. It boasts wrap-around glass windows that bring the outdoors in, including brilliant fall foliage. There’s a large deck off the back that provides a great place to relax, enjoy cookouts on the grill, and for alfresco dining. There’s a fire pit and cafe lights fabulous for hanging out after dark too. You’ll also have a wood-burning fireplace inside along with HDTV with Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, Apple TV, and Netflix, a full kitchen, and a washer/dryer.
The Pondhouse is the perfect spot to relax and recharge without the interruption of electronics while enjoying the especially brilliant colors of fall from every vantage point. More of a glamping experience, there is no electricity but you’ll be able to gaze up at the stars and enjoy the sounds of nature right from bed. It includes an outdoor hot shower, composting toilet, outdoor sink and fire pit. If you can rough it a bit, this stunning retreat is likely to be just what you needed to refresh.
This adorable Airbnb rental is on the Ponagansett Reservoir, which is about 30 minutes from Providence. It’s a nice place to be to relax in fall. The sunsets from the deck are spectacular, while there’s also a fire pit, gas grill, kayaks, and row boat for guests to use. Pets are welcome, although there are some restrictions to discuss first with the host. This is a great rental cabin experience to enjoy nature all around you while enjoying luxe perks like a clawfoot bathtub.