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  • Writer's pictureTiffany Layne

Fall Into Luxury: Ultimate Guide to North America's Breathtaking Leaf Peeping

There’s no better time to immerse yourself in nature's grandeur than during the vibrant tapestry of colors that is North America's fall foliage season. From the rolling hills of New England to the rugged landscapes of the Rockies, here are the top 5 spots for luxury travelers to witness this annual spectacle.


New England's Historic Charm: Fall in New England is synonymous with picturesque scenes of crimson, gold, and amber leaves. Embrace the elegance of quintessential destinations like Vermont's Stowe, Massachusetts' Berkshires, or the coastal beauty of Maine. Stay at opulent historic inns, savor farm-to-table cuisine, and embark on private foliage tours in chauffeur-driven vintage cars.

Best places to visit for fall foliage
Photo: Courtesy Twin Farms

Where to Stay: Twin Farms

Boasting of the best places in the state of Vermont to take in the seasonal change, the Twin Farms legacy revolves around fall’s unparalleled beauty: foliage in shades of red and gold, the hills bathed in crisp air, the promise of warmth and togetherness at the end of the day.

Canadian Rockies Majesty: For a change of scenery, head north to Canada's Alberta province. The Canadian Rockies offer a dramatic backdrop for fall foliage. Stay in luxurious mountain lodges with private hot tubs overlooking turquoise lakes. Helicopter tours over these towering peaks are an absolute must.

best place to see fall foliage canadian rockies
Photo: Courtesy Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Where to Stay: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Fall is one of the best kept secrets in Banff, catch the beauty and experience the best of the mountains with much smaller crowds. before it turns into it’s famous winder wonderland. Take in the foliage canoing on calm waters, hiking the iconic larch trails, or simply enjoying dining al fresco on heated patios.

Napa Valley's Wine Country Splendor: Experience autumn in a different shade amidst the vineyards of Napa Valley. Enjoy private wine tastings, hot air balloon rides at sunrise, and indulgent spa treatments. The vines may change their colors, but the luxury here remains constant.

where to see fall foliage in Napa Valley
Photo: Courtesy Auberge du Soleil

Where to Stay: Auburge du Soleil.

Wine, stunning views and delicious culinary experiences at this adults-only Relais & Chateaux gem makes this lesser known leaf-peeping destination worth a visit.

Aspen's High-End Haven: Aspen, Colorado, known for its winter allure, transforms into a golden paradise during the fall season. Hike through Aspen groves, take a private gondola ride up the mountains, and relax in five-star resorts with world-class amenities.

aspen in the fall
Photo: Courtesy The Little Nell

Where to Stay: The Little Nell

When not cozying up in one of their stunning suites, experience Aspen's stunning foliage with some exciting experiences from off road tour to summit of Aspen Mountain to fly-fishing or float trip on custom drift boat. all offer a spectacluar view of nature's change.

Blue Ridge Parkway's Southern Elegance:For a taste of Southern charm, explore the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina and Virginia. The Appalachian Mountains burst into warm hues, and you can relish luxury cabins, private guided hikes, and gourmet Southern cuisine.

great smoky mountains, fall foliage destinations where to leaf peep
Photo: Courtesy Blackberry Mountain

Where to Stay: Blackberry Mountain

Hike foliage-lined trails that offer rewarding views at every turn, experience the peaceful rhythm of the season during a Soundbathing session, and deepen connections to the land and others as you indulge in the region’s seasonal culinary delights.


North America's fall foliage offers a sensory feast of color, luxury, and unforgettable moments. So, pack your bags, embark on this enchanting autumn adventure, and let nature's artistry leave you breathless.

Pro-Tip: Consider booking your fall foliage adventure well in advance, as these destinations are in high demand during this season. We can tailor your fall adventure to your perfect experience.


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