August 20, 2007 17:43 ET

More Than One Place to Peep a Leaf's B&B Picks for Fall Foliage

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - August 20, 2007) - Fall is the time for leaf peeping, as inngoers hit the hills by day and scenic B&Bs by night. has compiled this list of favorite inns for fall foliage, all offering romantic accommodations and colorful vistas. For more information on any of these inns, visit

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Birchwood Inn, Lenox, MA: Welcoming friends since 1767, Birchwood overlooks historic Lenox village. Adjacent Kennedy Park has miles of trails, perfect for foliage hiking and biking.

White River Lodge, Blue Eye, MO: Fifteen minutes from Branson, the romantic guestrooms offer colorful 180-degree views of Table Lake and the Ozarks.

Wildflowers Inn, North Conway, NH: Take in sweeping views of Mount Washington, while soaking in the hot tub on this inn's spacious back deck. Nearby is Lake View Cottage on Silver Lake. From the front porch of this friendly B&B, enjoy the foliage mirrored in the lake's still waters.

Friends Lake Inn, Chestertown, NY: Enjoy bright foliage colors contrasting with deep blue lake waters, then relax in the inn's award-winning wine bar and dining room, both offering fine cuisine and an extensive wine selection.

Galvladi Mountain Inn, Sylva, NC: Perched atop 250 acres of Great Smoky Mountains forestland and surrounded by an additional 1500 acres of public property, this inn offers well-marked trails leading to waterfalls and colorful hardwood forests. Another option is the Wildberry Inn, just minutes from Asheville, offering a wraparound deck with colorful mountain views.

Shady Oaks Farm B&B, Northfield Center, OH: Enjoy fall foliage on the inviting trails of adjacent Cuyahoga Valley National Park on foot, bicycle, or on horseback.

Cedar Rock Inn, Tulsa, OK: Guestrooms have private terraces with views of the fountain, pond, and hills beyond. The inn's walking trail leads through an old growth forest. Inn at Twin Linden, Churchtown, PA: Gaze over acres of gorgeous gardens to Amish and Mennonite farms beyond. Discover treasure-filled antique shops with plenty of lush Pennsylvania Dutch scenery enroute. Another Lancaster choice is Swiss Woods Inn, surrounded by gardens, orchards and woodland trails. Braeside Inn, Sevierville, TN: Breathtaking sunrises and sunsets over a panorama of fall Smoky Mountain colors are enhanced by guest rooms with gorgeous views, hydro-thermal spa tubs, and in-room fireplaces.

Inn at Weathersfield, Weathersfield, VT: Spend the days surrounded by brilliantly colored leaves on the inn's trail system, or drive just minutes to the longest covered bridge in the country. Relax at night with fine food and comfortable lodging.

Black Horse Inn, Warrenton, VA: The inn's porches, gazebo, landscaped grounds, and boxwood gardens give way to views of white-tailed deer and red foxes in the fields tinted in autumn hues.

Run of the River Inn & Refuge, Leavenworth, WA: During autumn, more than a thousand pumpkins adorn the inside and outside of this inn in the heart of Washington's Cascade Mountains. Fabulous hiking and biking trails make this adventure a colorful treat.

Contact us for foliage photos of many of the properties listed above.

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