Fall is the best time of year to travel on the East Coast. The colors are spectacular, the weather is refreshing, harvest offerings are bursting with incredible flavors, and hotel rates are low.
But fall is also a fleeting season and it’s easy to miss peak foliage when you live in the city. To make it easy to plan a getaway this fall—be it apple picking, camping in the Adirondacks, leaf-peeping from a kayak, or cozying up by a fire in a beautiful bed and breakfast—we’ve created the ultimate oM guide to car-free fall weekend getaways near NYC.
The co-founder and editor-at-large at offMetro, Lauren is a sustainable travel specialist and freelance journalist with frequent bylines in National Geographic, Bicycling Magazine and Shape. Follow Lauren’s adventures at @laurenmati.