Top Bargain Stays for a Fall Getaway


All you leaf peepers take heed! This week marked the beginning of Autumn in the northern hemisphere, so Leaf Watch 2020 has officially commenced.


Obviously international travel is pretty much off limits for a bit longer as the world continues to battle with the pandemic, so I thought I'd put together a list of amazing BARGAIN STAYS within the United States for my fellow Americans stuck stateside (Canadian version coming soon, so hold tight!).


So, put on that favorite sweater, grab your pumpkin spice latte and settle in as I present my top Bargain Stay picks across the U.S.A. for a cozy Fall getaway for two.


Cute & Cozy Honey Bear Cabin Getaway

Big Bear, CA

Starting at $106/nt

Cozy cabin tucked in the mountains surrounded by pines for privacy. Plenty of backyard entertaining space w/ a BBQ & fire pit under the stars. Convenient location, a short drive to the lake & slopes. Quiet neighborhood, perfect for a romantic getaway or small family fun. 


Mid-Century Modern Eagles Nest

Lopez Island, WA

Starting at $75/nt

Perched on a rock above the water, on Humfrey Head. The house feels like it's nested in trees, putting you eye to eye with eagles. No houses on the far shore, so at night there is only darkness, short of the moon, stars and the lights from a passing ferry boat. It's truly an amazing view, day and night. A very special house.


Rustic Backcountry Log Cabin

Darby, MT

Starting at $83/nt

Get away from the crowds! Get out in nature. This is the safest place to be right now! This is the ultimate destination for social distancing. Rustic, remote one room cabin. Private bath. Wood burning fireplace. Gorgeous forest views. Adorable private deck with seating. Full size bed with comfortable mattress.


Cozy Boho Trailer Mountain Views

Taos, New Mexico

Starting at $77/nt

Gorgeous mountain views and all of the comforts of home greet you in this beautiful 1954 Silver Dome travel trailer located just minutes from town and the area's outdoor and culinary attractions. Enjoy a full bedroom, bathroom (with new plumbing finally!), kitchen and living room with a mid-century aesthetic and inviting fenced yard.


Charming Old Town Lafayette Cottage

Lafayette, CO

Starting at $79/nt

Get a taste of nearby restaurants and breweries within easy walking distance, then take it easy on the private outdoor patio of this peaceful getaway. This tranquil cottage is brimming with abundant artwork and beautiful amenities including a traditional farm sink, gas fireplace and glossy walnut furniture. This newly-renovated historic cottage offers a private sanctuary combined with easy access to Boulder, Denver and beyond.


Renovated Studio Apartment in Attractive Setting

Media, PA

Starting at $82/nt

Enjoy the view of the treetops outside this secluded yet bright, newly renovated studio while listening to limitless free music from Pandora on the smart speaker. Unique touches include exposed beams, sliding barn door and European-style bathroom with large custom tiled shower. Enjoy original artwork hanging on every wall, a nod to Philadelphia's thriving art scene. Designed and decorated using a combination of American & European influences, the high quality finishes and accessories make this 280 square foot space feel like home.


The Farmhouse at Spencer Creek Meadow

Franklin, TN

Starting at $99/nt

We offer Southern hospitality at its best. With comfortable furnishings, antiques & artwork, this charming farmhouse-inspired home creates a restful atmosphere. Enjoy farm fresh eggs while sipping complimentary coffee. Relax on a summer evening while watching fireflies. We also include guest passes for historic tours at Carnton Plantation and the Carter House.


Charming Tiny House Retreat in the Countryside

Campobello, SC

Starting at $90/nt

Bring mountain bikes because there's lots to explore outside this 370 square-foot house. Inside, it's a delightfully decorated space, made cozy by whitewashed pine paneling. Nimble adults will have fun climbing to a second bedroom in the loft.


Urban Rustic Treehouse Apartment on Quiet Farm

Morganton, NC

Starting at $74/nt

Breathe in the fresh countryside air from the private suite at Blue Ridge View Farm. The residence features wood finishes and decor, a mezzanine loft space, and sliding glass doors leading onto the elevated deck surrounded by trees.


Windy Top Cottage

Granby, CT

Starting at $97/nt

The Windy Top Cottage is an old stone building constructed in 1932 by H. L. Bitter, a wealthy Hartford businessman. This area of Granby was a favorite of the Hartford elite for a place to 'summer' in the early part of the 20th Century. The cottage was the quarters for the domestic staff while the family was in North Granby. With an elevation of 970, we offer clean, fresh country air!


SOME ADDITIONAL FALL RESOURCES:


Is It 'Autumn' or 'Fall'?


Fall foliage 2020: Map shows where you can expect to see peak fall colors in the US


Fall Getaway Packing Inspiration - Women’s Outfit Ideas


7 Poems That Evoke Autumn

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