Throw on a sweater and grab a cup of hot cocoa because fall is here! From river cruises around Manhattan to an Irish leaf-peeping experience, these packages from across the country and abroad are some of the best places to catch the reds, oranges, and yellows of fall’s grand entrance!
Enjoy a fall getaway at the historic XV Beacon located in the heart of Boston’s distinguished Beacon Hill, steps away from iconic Boston landmarks, with their “Fall Into Fifteen” package. Guests can spend a crisp autumn day strolling through Boston Common or The Esplanade to admire the changing leaves, or hop in a Lexus sedan (courtesy of the Lexus Drive Program) for a day trip to surrounding suburbs for ample sights of fall foliage. After a day of fall fun, guests can retreat back to XV Beacon to enjoy fine dining at on-site steakhouse Mooo…. or cuddle up with a cashmere throw in front of the gaslit fireplace found in every room.
Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises
New York, NY
See fall foliage at its best along the Hudson River with iconic Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises, during a leisurely full-day cruise to historic Bear Mountain. Guests of the Oktoberfest Bear Mountain Cruise can enjoy traditional German beer, food, and live music on board, with three hours on land to enjoy natural beauty, hiking trails, the Bear Mountain Zoo, and more. With Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises new state-of-the-art Empire Class vessels, passengers will be able to appreciate updated comfortable seating, expanded windows, and an exclusive third-floor observatory deck, making taking in the spectacular New York views that much better!
Chebeague Island Inn
Chebeague Island, ME
Only a 15-minute ferry ride from Portland, ME on one of the most beautiful islands in Casco Bay stands Chebeague Island Inn, which explodes with autumnal colors every fall. Chebeague Island Inn is the ideal getaway for a seasonal escape, offering a relaxing oceanfront reprieve away from the hustle and bustle of city life and provides a unique destination that won’t be overrun with other fall tourists. Travelers can take advantage of the Inn’s “unplugged” nature as there are no TVs or phones in the 21 individually designed guestrooms, allowing guests to relax and unwind. The simple elegance of coastal New England is evident throughout the property from their state-of-the-art copper bar, L.L Bean Bicycles, and the local art that is sprinkled in every guestroom. For that ideal autumn night, guests can throw on a cozy sweater and set up a private beach bonfire or participate in sunset cocktail cruises aboard classic schooners and experience the remarkable Autumn colors from the unique perspective on the water.
Gaige House + Ryokan
Sonoma Valley, CA
Gaige House + Ryokan, a newly redesigned boutique inn in the heart of Sonoma Valley, practices traditional Japanese hospitality and now offers its guests shinrin-yoku, or the act of forest bathing. Forest bathing at Gaige House + Ryokan takes guests on a three hour guided walking meditation through Sugar Loaf State Park to see the vineyard foliage from new heights. Unlike tother parts of the world, autumn in wine country is painted in warm hues of burgundy, crimson, and yellow, all sorted into neat rows throughout Sonoma’s famed vineyards.
Sunrise Springs Spa Resort
Santa Fe, NM
Santa Fe, NM is an under-the-radar destination for fall, with not many travelers aware of its vibrant seasonal foliage. As the only destination spa in Santa Fe, and located in a natural springs sanctuary, Sunrise Springs Spa Resort is the perfect escape to truly relish in the Southwest autumn’s bliss. The resort offers a robust selection of all-new fall wellness experiences for one-of-a-kind leaf peeping. From an outdoor Ojito soak in a private, mineral-infused tub atop the springs and a delicious culinary class, Fall Storage: Preserving the Harvest, to out-of-the-box adventures such as Hatchet Throwing and Body As Brush, an expressive outdoor art class, there is a multitude of ways to enjoy the vibrant fall scenery. The property’s fall-inspired classes are offered on a daily schedule so guests can experience the one-of-a-kind programming at their leisure.
Montage Deer Valley
Park City, UT
Located less than five minutes from Park City, Montage Deer Valley offers unrivaled ski‐in/ski‐out access to one of America’s best ski resorts, the largest spa in Utah, and five inspired dining options (including a pub with its own bowling alley), along with amazing year‐round activities including hiking, mountain biking, golf, outdoor concerts, and fly‐fishing. Those looking to check out fall foliage can take advantage of the “Autumn Abounds” package which allows them to enjoy the radiant colors of the Aspens. Guests who reserve three consecutive nights receive a $150 resort credit per stay, applicable towards a variety of resort experiences, including dining, treatments at Spa Montage, and more!
Lough Eske Castle
Donegal Town, Ireland
what sets the Irish leaf peeping experience apart from all others is the subtle smattering of vivid reds, oranges, and golds, which pop against the seemingly eternal verdant landscape. And where better to enjoy them than from the only five-star hotel in County Donegal in northwest Ireland? Lough Eske Castle is offering a special “Autumn Eskape” package with incredible value between October 1 – March 31, including accommodations in a courtyard or deluxe room, daily full Irish breakfast, one €20 food credit per person for the Table d’Hote menu in Cedars Restaurant, one complimentary drink per person at Gallery Bar, and 30% off of spa treatments.