New York Fall Foliage Lodging & Autumn Getaway Packages

 As a native of New York's Hudson Valley, I must say that New York can rival New England for copious fall colors. From the Hudson Valley to the Adirondacks, from the Catskills to Niagara Falls, dramatic fall scenery awaits in NY. Start here to find some of the best New York fall foliage lodging options and packages at hotels, inns, and B&Bs:

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    High Peaks Resort Lobby, lake placid

    Photo courtesy of High Peaks Resort 

    See the brilliant fall colors of the Adirondacks from this convenient home base in the heart of Lake Placid. The resort has three unique hotels for three completely different stays.

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    Exterior of Bear Mountain Inn

     Photo courtesy of Bear Mountain Inn

    The spectacular 1915 Bear Mountain Inn is set in the beautiful surroundings of Bear Mountain State Park in Harriman, New York. The inn has been recently renovated, and fall accommodations are available in the Overlook Lodge's 24 guest rooms, as well.

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    Explore New York's capital city, Albany, this autumn from your digs at The Desmond, a classic hotel with indoor courtyards, an indoor pool, and a casual restaurant, Simpson's

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    Exterior of Diamond Mills Hotel

    Photo courtesy of Diamond Mills Hotel 

    In the village of Saugerties, New York, where a Mum Festival is an annual fall tradition, this boutique hotel with its own upscale, on-site tavern is a luxurious place to crash after days of exploring the Hudson Valley and the Catskill Mountains.

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    Exteriror and front lawn of The Otesega Resort Hotel

    Photo courtesy of The Otesega Resort Hotel

    Situated on picturesque Lake Otsego in Cooperstown, New York, this historic hotel has welcomed guests since 1909. Visit the Baseball Hall of Fame, then head out from Cooperstown on a scenic fall foliage drive through the New York countryside.

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    Outside of The Red Coach Inn

    Photo courtesy of the Red Coach Inn

    This Tudor-style inn overlooking the Upper Rapids of Niagara Falls can be the romantic setting for your autumn escape to western New York. It has welcomed guests since 1923. Fall is not only a lovely time of year to view famous Niagara Falls, it's the perfect season for touring the Niagara Wine Trail.


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    This historic inn is located on the scenic Erie Canal near Oneida Lake, just minutes from Syracuse, New York. The Mansion has a private dock on the Oneida river and each of the four guest rooms has their own charm.

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    Scottish Higland cattle at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort

    Photo courtesy of Rocking Horse Ranch Resort 

    Highland, New York, is home to this great fall family escape. There's so much to do! Check out the all-inclusive fall package rates at New York's best-known dude ranch.

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    The Sagamore resort

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    The Sagamore on New York's Lake George, a luxurious hideaway since 1883, offers fall visitors stunning views of the changing leaves and proximity to fun fall activities including lake cruises. 

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    The Thayer hotel at west point

    Photo courtesy of The Thayer Hotel at West Point

    On the picturesque grounds of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the Hotel Thayer is a spectacular destination for fall. It's also a great spot for Sunday brunch if you're staying over after an Army home football game.