New England is the Color of Fall
Published: August 25, 2017
Are you looking for a travel destination that is totally different, a place where the attractions are legendary and the settings that surround them are nothing less than glorious? If you ask countless individuals who have been there, they will tell you that New England is such a place. At Sentinel Limo, we know exactly what you are looking for, and we want to take you there, without the hassle of driving.
Experience the magic of fall on every route
Imagine being able to escape through the countryside as billions of leaves change from their green hues to an ever-transforming kaleidoscope of colors. We can take you to where the air is crisp and cool--where it's perfect for sightseeing, hiking, or a classic fly-drive break down back roads where you will find plenty of farm stands piled high with crisp delicious apples and bright orange pumpkins.
All it takes is one trip to New England in the fall and you will quickly discover that there's no better time to discover everything there is to see, from the colorful leaves that start turning colors in the northern areas of Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire, typically around mid-to-late September, peaking around mid-October. If you would rather take a more southern route, the states of Massachusetts and Rhode Island, and along the coast of New Hampshire and southern Maine are perfect, complete with colors that start to change later on and last as late as November.
Go ahead and let your imagination go
Nearly any route you choose will take you someplace different and exciting, from quaint little villages that are scattered nearly anywhere you look, right along with every little historical and cultural touch that makes so many of them famous. Wherever you go and whatever you do, there is always something to enjoy. Take in a trail that was followed by a forefather, or enjoy a lobster that can be compared to no food you have ever enjoyed in your life. If you like living on the edge a little more, you could zipline through the treetops to enjoy a whole new perspective of wherever in the area you choose to visit.
Best Fall Hikes in New England
From beautiful seaside towns to quaint mountain villages, New England boasts some of the most captivating autumn landscapes. With so much to offer, it's no surprise that some of the best hiking in the United States can be found in this region. In fact, it can be difficult to narrow down which places to visit, so here is a list of the four of the best places to hike in New England during the autumn.
Monadnock State Park - Jaffrey, New Hampshire
Boasting over 40 miles of hiking trails, as well as numerous other amenities including campgrounds and picnic areas, Monadnock State Park surrounds picturesque Mt. Monadnock and is a designated National Natural Landmark. This beautiful park has something to offer for everyone, from the novice hiker to the advanced outdoor enthusiast.
Stowe Pinnacle Trail - Stowe, Vermont
No list of places to explore the outdoors in New England would be complete without a stop in Stowe, Vermont. While this may be a more popular destination for visitors, you'll find it well worth it to brave the crowds to take in the amazing scenery here. Known for the amazing views of foliage in the fall, this is the place to visit. The hike is noted to be a bit taxing with a relatively quick and steep climb according to Stowe Today, but with proper planning, you'll find that the work is well worth the effort.
Middlesex Fells Reservation - Stoneham, Massachusetts
If you're looking to get a bit of nature in, but also want to stay close to all the excitement that Boston has to offer, Middlesex Fells Reservation is a perfect place to visit. With over 100 miles of trails situated on 2,575 acres of land, the beauty of what the locals call, "The Fells" is abundant. With breathtaking views of numerous ponds and acres of foliage, this is a must-see destination. As an added bonus, the trails are relatively easy, making it a great destination for any budding hiker regardless of skill level.
Cliff Walk - Newport, Rhode Island
While more of a stroll than a hike, the Cliff Walk takes you alongside the beautiful coastline and beside the historic mansions of this storied New England town. Located close to Newport's vibrant downtown area, this is an essential destination to round out any trip to New England.
New Hampshire Parks and Recreation: https://www.nhstateparks.org/visit/state-parks/monadnock-state-park.aspx
Stowe Today article: http://www.stowetoday.com/stowereporter/archives/best-hike-stowe-pinnacle/article_24ad0343-8cdd-52b8-b5d4-ee9e95df2adc.html
State of Massachusetts Department of Energy and Environmental Affairs: http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/massparks/region-north/middlesex-fells-reservation.html
Discover Newport: https://www.discovernewport.org/things-to-do/cliff-walk/