Get Ready for the Best of New Hampshire in Fall

If there’s one word we’d use to describe New Hampshire in fall, it’s magical. Or maybe jaw-dropping. Seeing the vibrant colors of fall foliage across New Hampshire in fall is a bucket list item for leaf peepers the world over. With such breathtaking areas like the White Mountains, the Lakes Region, and the beautiful Seacoast, it’s easy to see why! 

Our Exeter, New Hampshire Bed and Breakfast is located in the scenic Seacoast region of the state. From here, you can easily enjoy the best scenic drives, hikes, covered bridges, and more that the state has to offer – and you can do it without sacrificing anything during your getaway. The town of Exeter is quaint and historic, offering plenty of great attractions and activities for all visitors, not to mention an exquisite food scene and an abundance of that small-town charm and scenic beauty you crave for fall getaways. 

Within about 90 minutes, you can be in the heart of the scenic White Mountains, enjoying attractions like the Flume Gorge, the Cog Railway to the peak of Mount Washington, or the famed Kancamagus Highway. On the Seacoast, it’s the perfect opportunity to hike at our various state parks, like Pawtuckaway State Park, to tour the covered bridges in the area, or to take one of the many scenic drives that showcase some of the best of New Hampshire in fall. 

As a backdrop to your entire getaway, you’ll have the comfortable, upscale guest rooms at our Exeter, New Hampshire Bed and Breakfast, the perfect place to retreat after the day in the hustle and bustle of New Hampshire in fall. It’s a popular time of year to escape from the cities, so book your room today!

A scenic covered bridge surrounded by fall foliage, an iconic sight in New Hampshire in fall

6 Best Ways to Enjoy New Hampshire in Fall

New Hampshire in fall offers the perfect opportunity to leave the surrounding metropolitan areas like Boston and to retreat into an exceptionally beautiful natural world, away from the constant chaos of the city. Though there are plenty of compelling reasons to visit our Exeter, New Hampshire Bed and Breakfast at any time of year, there’s something extraordinary about the Seacoast of New Hampshire in fall, and our Exeter Inn, in particular. 

September and October, when a stunning display of vibrant New Hampshire fall foliage brightens up our already picturesque surroundings, are the two busiest months of the year in New Hampshire. There are plenty of things to do in New Hampshire in fall and plenty of gorgeous scenery to marvel at while you do it. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite ways to enjoy New Hampshire in fall below, and we would love to share even more local favorites with you when you visit us this year! 

  1. One of the quintessential fall views in New Hampshire is of a covered bridge surrounded by vibrant orange, yellow, and/or crimson leaves of New Hampshire’s fall foliage. As you drive around the region, make sure to include a visit to one or more of the gorgeous New Hampshire-covered bridges in the area. 
  2. Speaking of driving around – there are some routes that are far more beautiful than others in the fall. One of our favorite ways to spend a day in New Hampshire in fall is by taking one of the nearby Scenic Drives. Popular routes include Portsmouth/New Castle on Route 1b, Hampton Beach to Hampton Falls and Exeter, and the Coastal Byway.
  3. If you’d rather hop out of the car and get up close and personal with New Hampshire’s fall foliage, there’s no better time to enjoy a hike. Luckily, there’s some excellent hiking near us on the Seacoast. Some of our favorite fall hikes include the Stratham Hill Fire Tower, the trails at Pawtuckaway State Park, and the Hillzilla Trail and Red Loop in Exeter. 
  4. The Seacoast is also a great place to enjoy some biking. One of our favorite places for this is the Rockingham Recreational Rail Trail, but there are also plenty of great rural roads to ride, which will take you through beautiful scenery. 
  5. If you’d rather stick close to town and still enjoy a bit of Mother Nature at her finest, we recommend a beautiful walk along the Swasey Parkway, the Exeter River Trail, and the trail network on the grounds of the Phillips Exeter Academy. These places truly highest the best of New Hampshire in fall! 
  6. Fall in New Hampshire is synonymous with trips to local apple orchards, and there are some great ones here on the Seacoast. Spend a day at the Vernon Family Farm in Newfields, Applecrest Farm Orchards in Hampton Falls, or Cider Hill Farm in Amesbury.
The exterior of the Inn by the Bandstand, a upscale Exeter, New Hampshire Bed and Breakfast and the perfect place to enjoy New Hampshire in fall

The Best Exeter, New Hampshire Bed and Breakfast

Though our Exeter, New Hampshire Bed and Breakfast always offers an upscale, elegant, and welcoming place to land for a relaxing weekend away, there’s truly nothing better than visiting us and enjoying the best of New Hampshire in fall. Whether you’re simply looking to retreat to the quiet countryside of New Hampshire’s Seacoast or dropping off or visiting a student at the Phillips Exeter Academy, we offer a range of upscale accommodations. 

Our Exeter, New Hampshire Bed and Breakfast offers an upscale experience far beyond a traditional hotel stay. As you step into our Inn, you’ll be treated by our elegant common space. Head upstairs, and you’ll find eight stunning guest rooms, each outfitted with luxurious amenities, antiques, fine art, and the creature comforts you crave from home. 

A stay at our Exeter, New Hampshire Bed and Breakfast is about far more than a comfortable place to rest your head at the end of the day. We pride ourselves on our hospitality from the moment you walk through our door. We’ll offer personalized recommendations and concierge service so you enjoy the best of New Hampshire in Fall. At the end of the day, we’d love to treat you to a handcrafted cocktail or glass of wine and a delicious meal at our intimate restaurant, Ambrose

As one of the only Four Diamond, AAA-rated venues in New Hampshire, you can expect a stay at our Exeter, New Hampshire Bed and Breakfast to meet and exceed your expectations. Book your room today!

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