Few seasonal activities excite Travelzoo Deal Experts the way leaf peeping does during fall foliage season. This fall, catch the changing colors at upscale properties, from charming Virginia inns to northern Wisconsin hideaways, at savings of as much as half off current rates.
New Hampshire: Amid the White Mountains is Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa, a 4-Diamond property with an on-site farm plus trails for hiking and horseback riding. Fall festivals and events fill up weekends at small towns around the property. Stays through fall have been discounted to $109-$139 per night, a savings of 45%.
Adirondacks: Sit back in the region’s namesake chairs and breathe in the crisp air with a visit to The Whiteface Lodge, a Conde Nast Traveler Gold List resort. Travel Sept. 3 - Nov. 20, over peak fall foliage season, for $249 per night in a One-Bedroom Superior Suite with a $75 dinner credit.
Connecticut: The oversize deck at The Spa at Norwich Inn is the perfect place to take in the wooded scenery of eastern Connecticut. This offer for $149 for two travelers, which includes an overnight stay and a $50 spa credit, is available on weekdays through January, including peak fall season. Friday nights are available for an additional $50.
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Lake Geneva, Wis.: Often seen as just a summer spot for travelers, Lake Geneva offers unrivaled views of the changing scenery from the trees near the downtown lake and the resorts set off from diners and shops. A local favorite is the 21-mile Geneva Lake Shore Path, which winds through the towns of Fontana, Williams Bay and Lake Geneva. Stays at a one-bedroom villa in October and November start at $164 per night. The Abbey Resort in Fontana has cut midweek rates to $129 per night.
Northwoods, Wis.: Worth the drive, the Northwoods has long been a favorite escape for those really wanting to get away and disconnect. For two nights in a premium suite, check out the stunning fall shades at the aptly named Four Seasons Resort for $149 (regularly $308). Fall-time activities include hiking, ATV rides, hunting and biking. Miscauno Island is 90 minutes from Green Bay and five hours from Chicago.
Smoky Mountains: Adventures await in the area surrounding the national park, home to 800 miles of hiking trails. The abundance of streams and waterfalls are best seen in fall, with a camera in hand. Stays in Gatlinburg, Tenn., have been discounted to $49 per night on select dates through fall.
Virginia: The state known for its coastal and wooded views, wine trails and sipping spots, and relaxing retreats is offering discounts of as much as 70% this fall. Deals range from Colonial Williamsburg offers with accommodations and park passes to 4-Diamond getaways with holiday availability.