10 Places in New England to Visit This Fall

Need ideas for a long weekend? Here are our Top 10 favorite places to go for enjoying Autumn in New England.

  1. Intricate Corn Maze in VermontThe Great Corn Maze in St. Johnsbury Region, VT

Don’t get lost! Voted as one of the BEST corn mazes in New England. You can spend hours exploring the mammoth maze and there are “cheater poles” along the way to help you get out.

  1. Horseback Riding in VermontVermont Icelandic Horse Farm in Mad River Valley, VT

Why go on foot, when you can go on horseback! Spend the day exploring Vermont's beautiful mountains riding on horseback. This farm offers guided tours and for the experienced rider – self guided tours.

  1. Mount Washington Cog Railway TrainMount Washington Cog Railway – Mount Washington Valley, NH

Operating since 1869, the Mount Washington Cog Railway is the world’s most iconic cog railroad. It’s steam engines are specially designed and angled for the steep 3.25 mile climb to the summit. It’s beautiful to visit in the fall to enjoy the colorful fall foliage.

  1. Sunday River Gondola Lift-MaineSUNDAY RIVER RESORT – Bethel Region, ME

There are so many wonderful things to do at Sunday River Resort. Take a ride up to North Peak on an open chair or gondola lift, or take a zip line tour through nearby treetops. The resort also offers 20 miles of lift-accessed mountain bike trails and the opportunity to play at the 18-hole Sunday River Golf Club.

  1. Beautiful home in Manchester Village-VTHILDENE – Manchester Village, VT

Many presidents have visited Manchester over the years, but it was Abraham Lincoln’s family who made the village a second home. If you plan to visit be sure to  bring a picnic basket and take your time walking through the beautiful trails and homestead. You and your family will love experiencing this piece of history.

  1. Mount Greylock Hike-MAMOUNT GREYLOCK – Williamstown Region, MA

Want to go to the highest peak in of Massachusetts? If you do, you will be able to see 5 states. Work up your appetite by hiking to the top and then visit the local town for shopping and great dining. We promise you will not be disappointed.

  1. Maine Pumpkinfest StatueDAMARISCOTTA PUMPKINFEST & REGATTA – Damariscotta, ME

Columbus Day is coming up and you won't want to miss the annual Pumpkinfest and Regatta. This year’s event takes place Oct. 8-10 and marks the 10th anniversary of the colorful festival. Main events include a pumpkin parade, pumpkin boat races, and a crane-assisted pumpkin smashing!

  1. Bridge of Flowers-MATHE BRIDGE OF FLOWERS – Shelburne Falls, MA

How beautiful is this bridge? Imagine hundreds of flowers and shrubs lining a quaint stone bridge as it crosses a peaceful river in the Massachusetts countryside and your getting close! The path is absolutely charming, and the views of the river and nearby mountains are stunning in the Fall.

  1. Kent Falls State Park Waterfalls-CTKENT FALLS STATE PARK – Kent, CT

This spot has been voted as Best Town for Fall Foliage by Yankee Magazine. Visitors can take in a series of trails, water cascades and pools. The park has picnic tables and grills which can be found dotted among open fields.

  1. Coggeshall Farm Museum-RICOGGESHALL FARM MUSEUM – Bristol, RI

This is one of the oldest picks on our list. This 1790s saltwater farm is a favorite for photographers well into October, The grass turning bronze and the beautiful foliage of the maple trees are breathtaking. You can also watch the staff, in 1700’s period attire, busy at work -- inside and outside -- taking care of the sheep and other farm animals.

Posted on Oct 02 2017

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