Last-Minute Foliage Getaways for Under $150! There’s still time to witness fall’s vibrant foliage! Indulge your inner leaf peeper by reserving a room in one of these inns or a whole vacation rental, then relish the local views. Budget Travel Friday, Oct 24, 2014, 12:00 PM Unwind in an autumn paradise right in your backyard with these fall foliage getaways. (Courtesy biglannie/myBudgetTravel) Budget Travel LLC, 2016
 

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Last-Minute Foliage Getaways for Under $150!

There’s still time to witness fall’s vibrant foliage! Indulge your inner leaf peeper by reserving a room in one of these inns or a whole vacation rental, then relish the local views.

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Unwind in an autumn paradise right in your backyard with these fall foliage getaways.

(Courtesy biglannie/myBudgetTravel)

Connecticut

Stay: Arts & Crafts A-Frame Lake House, Ashford (vacation rental)

Cost: From $140/night

Cool property feature: A spiral staircase corkscrews up to a loft with skylights; downstairs, you'll find a wood-burning stove and a yoga/meditation space.

Must-see spot to leaf peep: Natchaug State Forest—take Route 44 for maximum beauty. Ctvisit.com outlines more driving tours farther south.

Maine

Stay: Owls Head Village Post Office, Owls Head (vacation rental)

Cost: From $140/night

Cool property feature: Yes, it's an actual converted post office! Sweeping views and the ocean are visible from the cupola up top.

Must-see spot to leaf peep: Motor from Rockland to Augusta up Route 17 to soak up the scenery. Maine's dedicated foliage site, mainefoliage.com, can help you plan scenic hikes and drives.

Michigan

Stay: Quaint Cottage on Lake Independence, Marquette (vacation rental)

Cost: From $125/night

Cool property feature: Right next to the lake, this cozy home has a boat dock, four-season porch, and a fireplace, plus lake views from several rooms.

Must-see spot to leaf peep: Driving M-28 to County Road 550, right along Lake Superior's shore, is a good bet for a beautiful fall show. For more color tours, plus ATV trails, michigan.org has you covered.

Missouri

Stay: Chateau on the Lake, Branson

Cost: From $139/night

Cool property feature: Mountain-view rooms showcase the area's peaks, and lakefront rooms overlook Table Rock Lake; miles of trails on property offer a chance to see deer and wild turkeys along with the leaves.

Must-see spot to leaf peep: The Ozark Mountains. Get insider info on bike trails and driving tours (both back roads and main highways) at ozarkmtns.com.

New Hampshire

Stay: Cabernet Inn, North Conway

Cost: From $97/night via booking.com

Cool property feature: This 1872 cottage serves a free made-to-order "full country breakfast": Maple walnut stuffed French toast and greek omelets are specialties.

Must-see spot to leaf peep: White Mountain National Forest. New Hampshire's Foliage Tracker will help you follow the action.

New York

Stay: Rustic Lakefront Camp on Quiet Lane, Lake George (vacation rental)

Cost: From $79/night

Cool property feature: You want charm? You got it with this whimsical A-frame, equipped with a gas fireplace and screened-in porch with loungers for gazing at the lake. Two kayaks with paddles serve as nature's entertainment—the property has no TV, phone, or internet.

Must-see spot to leaf peep: Adirondack Park. Read the scoop at lakegeorge.com.

North Carolina

Stay: Asheville Cottage, Asheville (vacation rental)

Cost: From $145/night

Cool property feature: A picture window with a spectacular view of Mount Mitchell, a shade garden with gazebo, a private creek, and a barbecue area take full advantage of the great outdoors.

Must-see spot to leaf peep: Pisgah National Forest—take Route 276, south of Asheville, for eye-popping color. Find more recommendations at exploreasheville.com.

Tennessee

Stay: Gatlinburg Cabin, Gatlinburg (vacation rental)

Cost: From $125/night

Cool property feature: A rustic covered deck with sweeping mountain views includes a porch swing, rocking chair, and hot tub.

Must-see spot to leaf peep: Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Get all the details at gatlinburg.com.

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