Want to set out on foot to truly experience the glory of autumn in the New England outdoors? Here are tour operators that offer guided fall foliage hiking and walking tours in New England.
Vermont Walking and Hiking Tour
This six-day trip is offered by Backroads on select fall dates. In addition to exploring the Appalachian Trail and Vermont's rural landscapes on foot, you'll also tour Abraham Lincoln's son's estate, taste maple syrup, savor gourmet cuisine at The Prince & the Pauper and explore historic carriage roads at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Park.
Jimmy LeSage's New Life Hiking Spa at the Cortina Inn & Resort, Jimmy LeSage's New Life Hiking Spa operates through October 3, and if you book a stay late in their season, there's a good chance you'll catch some fall color while you improve your fitness level, enjoy the outdoors, eat healthy meals and relax. Hikes are designed for beginner, intermediate and advanced hikers.
Smuggler's Notch AutumnFest Getaway
AutumnFest packages at Smugglers' Notch offer the family resort's best deal of the year. While the kids are involved in supervised activities, parents can enjoy guided nature hikes and leisurely scenic walks amid some of Vermont's most breathtaking fall foliage.
Vermont Fall Foliage
This six-day tour from Country Walkers features colorful fall foliage walks each day and evenings at charming country inns. Fall walking trips in Maine's Acadia National Park are offered, too.