Although right now is peak leaf-peeping season, there’s plenty to appreciate about fall past Mother Nature’s annual showing. Discover these seven destinations within the Inspirato Collection, perfect for exploring—and cozying up–in the months to come.
This ski town nestled among the Rockies is a hit any time of the year, but fall lends itself nicely to Aspen. Be sure to snag a reservation to visit Maroon Bells, the area’s iconic site featuring the most photographed mountains in the U.S.
With a mild climate and stunning views of Mt. Rainier and beyond, Seattle’s the perfect place to escape to when a chill hits the air. Wander the iconic Pike Place Market for local eats and wares, and be sure to try Seattle Cider Co.’s seasonal pumpkin spice cider, perfect for lovers of that inescapable fall beverage.
Feel the sea spray from this scenic state’s shores with a stay on the coast of Maine, a stunner year round. The Cliff House, Inspirato’s aptly named historic partner hotel, has been perched oceanfront since 1872. Hear the waves crash as you snuggle up in your cozy suite with a view of the Atlantic.
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Spot an abundance of wildlife among the trees as falling leaves part the curtains for a peek into the wilderness around Jackson Hole. Because Jackson’s busiest tourist season is summer, a fall visit affords plenty of opportunity to socially distance while taking in the postcard-worthy views in an emptier Grand Teton National Park.
There are few places more enjoyable for a quintessential fall stroll than the Midwest, and Kohler takes the cake for one of our favorite small towns to do just that. Meander along the shores of Lake Michigan, or opt for a round of golf at Whistling Straits or Black Wolf Run at the American Club, some of the best public courses in the country.
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Experience Cape Cod like a local with an off-season fall visit to this quintessential, New England favorite. (Plus, you’ll avoid the Cape’s infamous traffic jams.) Overlooking a picturesque harbor, Chatham Bars Inn offers charming but stately rooms—and standalone homes for larger groups—that are perfect to cozy up in after strolling the beach.