After a hard day of amazing and breathtaking views of fall foliage in Connecticut, it’s time to rest those weary leaf-peeping eyes. But not just any pillow will do. Here are the top 5 inns in Connecticut that will surround you in luxury and are close to the foliage for your next day’s adventures:
- The West Lane Inn: Built in 1849, this historical boutique hotel is perfect for those seeking a special getaway near the colonial district of Ridgefield, CT. Sip your morning coffee on the patio and enjoy views of colorful leaves in the Berkshires’ foothills, while making plans for your hike on the Ridgefield Rail Trail.
- Simsbury 1820 House: This elegant country inn in Simsbury offers colonial architecture and a wraparound porch for full-access leaf viewing. It’s just a short drive to 574 acres of public recreation and panoramic views from the 165-foot Heublein Tower at Talcott Mountain State Park.
- Mayflower Inn & Spa: Snuggled among the heavily wooded hills of Washington, CT, this inn offers exquisite luxury and New England charm. Feast on menus curated by James Beard to energize your trip to Mount Tom State Park and a fall trail hike to a stone tower for memorable fall views.
- Blackberry River Inn: Dating back to 1763, this quaint bed and breakfast on 27 acres in Norfolk takes advantage of the hills and forests of Connecticut’s beautiful southern Berkshires. Enjoy a complimentary, made-to-order breakfast in the sunlit dining room before your visit to the observation tower at Haystack Mountain State Park offering a 360-degree foliage view.
- Stonecroft Country Inn: An elegant inn in a private setting in Ledyard, close to the New England coast in Mystic, visitors can also experience the largest forest in Connecticut at Pachaug State Forest, with the Mount Misery overlook and Green Falls Area.
Each fall day in Connecticut is a feast for the eyes, while the nights are good for giving those eyes a well-earned rest at one of the top 5 inns for leaf-peepers in Connecticut.