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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.
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This two-bedroom condo retreat offers lots of luxuries and a tranquil mountain top setting, with a dramatic view of Mount Washington from the bedroom and endless views of spectacular autumn colors on Attitash Mountain from the living room. While it’s off the beaten path you’ll be just minutes from dining and shopping in North Conway and Jackson along with all sorts of outdoor adventures. A full kitchen, cable TV, an Apple TV for accessing Netflix and Hulu, are all provided, along with high-speed Internet 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.
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 four-bedroom home on Loon Mountain accommodates as many as 10 guests and boasts spectacular views that include a blanket of vibrant autumn foliage during the season. It also has a 7-person hot tub to relax in after a day out on the trails or other adventures. Other highlights include a large gas fireplace, a 50″ Pioneer TV, Wi-Fi, washer/dryer, gourmet kitchen and a gas grill. The master bedroom has sliding doors that open to a balcony overlooking that stunning visa, and the main guest room has sliding glass door access to the large deck too.
The Green Mountain Cabin is perfect for disconnecting from day-to-day life and immersing yourself in nature. You’ll be perfectly situated for enjoying the Bolton Valley, known for offering some of the prettiest fall color in New England. The tiny cabin is especially ideal for a romantic retreat, offering plenty of seclusion, accessed by leaving your car at the base homestead about a half-mile from the cabin and hiking the rest of the way in. Nestled in the forest, the heat source is a single wood stove, while small LED lights provide the only source of lighting. There’s no Internet, so you can forget all about the news and what’s going on in the real world, at least temporarily!
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.
This treehouse puts you within autumn’s foliage while enjoying plenty of modern amenities. It accommodates up to four and offers lots of privacy close to the shores of Lake Sunapee and less than five minutes from the slopes of Mount Sunapee. Enjoy relaxing on the wrap-around deck that sits high above the trees or cookout on the lower deck that has a Weber Spirit grill that converts to a griddle for making pancakes. You’ll find lots of elaborate and unexpected details like a mouse house and a hand-crafted “Hobbit Door” that leads to the main room with radiant heated Travertine stone flooring. The walls are covered with reclaimed 19th-century barn boards, and the dining table is built on a kiln-dried tree stump. It includes a kitchen that’s well-stocked too.
This spectacular three-story Victorian home in the trees sits on a hill above West Cornwall. Featured in New York magazine, you’ll enjoy original period features along with modern amenities. It includes French mirrors, Moroccan lamps, Shaker furniture, and Persian carpets while the kitchen is well equipped, complete with a new high-end gas range and new refrigerator. Enjoy soaking in the clawfoot tub and relaxing on the front porch with views of the creek and from the second-floor patio too.
This very unique studio sits inside a renovated church in historic Swedeville, a secluded hilly neighborhood in Brattleboro with vibrantly colored trees in autumn. It was built by Swedish immigrants in the 19th-century, originally used as a Swedish Congregational Church followed by housing the hosts stained glass studio. It accommodates four and includes 10′ high pressed tin ceilings, arched windows, and beautiful stained glass. You’ll have free Wi-Fi and a kitchenette that has a coffee grinder and French press coffeemaker.
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.
Set in postcard-perfect Litchfield, known for its vibrant palette of autumn colors with maple, aspen, beech and birch trees, this fully renovated 1793 farmhouse includes five bedrooms, sleeping up to eight. It has a fireplace, a huge kitchen, an enclosed porch, a swimming pool, pond and 16 acres of well-maintained park providing an especially luxurious stay.
Ideal for a large family, this five-bedroom home sleeps up to 10 and has a vast lawn for playing, set on 12 mostly wooded acres for enjoying the foliage along with mountain views. While it feels very remote, it’s just up the hill from Vermont’s capital city of Montpelier for enjoying the many cultural attractions, shopping and dining. It comes with a new well-equipped kitchen along with a gas grill for cooking out. In the spacious living room, there’s an entertainment system and cable TV.
This three-story cabin sits on a quiet hilltop cul-de-sac, providing an ideal mountain escape among autumn colors while being close to city amenities. It includes four bedrooms, sleeping up to eight, and has an open concept living and dining room area with cathedral ceilings and a 55″ HD Smart TV. On the second floor there’s a loft with 10′ windows showcasing sweeting mountain views. A washer/dryer, billiards table, books and board games are included too.
Located in the classic coastal village of Georgetown in the Portland metro area of Maine, this unique custom designed two-bedroom tree-dwelling has a wood-fired cedar hot tub that sits right among the trees. It sits atop a 21-acre wooded hill that slopes to water views which can be enjoyed from the king-size bed through a wall of windows. You’ll have access to the miles of beaches at Reid State Park too. It includes Wi-Fi and a full kitchen, sleeping up to four in two bedrooms.
Enjoy a stay on an organic farm in an artistic, rustic second-story apartment with three bedrooms accommodating up to six. It includes a full kitchen with breakfast foods like coffee, tea, farm-fresh eggs, bread, milk and butter provided the first night. Enjoy unwinding on the 40′ deck that overlooks Schoodic Mountain and Hollow, and a third-story cupola with skylights perfect for relaxing too. If you visit in mid-October you can not only enjoy the beautiful fall foliage but Franklin’s annual fall festival.