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Indulge in the Ultimate Fall Escape

Immerse yourself in the vibrant colors of autumn at Mountain View Grand. Enjoy apples fresh from the orchard, pumpkins ripe for carving, and steaming mugs of cider with cinnamon-spiced treats. Experience a season of cozy comforts as you embrace autumn’s gentle chill. This fall, you’ll discover a host of seasonal delights, from tractor hayrides and apple cider making to fall foliage tours and a special Leaf Peeper package. There is no time like the present to start planning a fabulous fall getaway—the perfect antidote to the end-of-summer blues. 

Fall Packages

Make this fall one to remember with a visit to the White Mountains. Enjoy the seasonal splendor with one of our fall packages.

Leaf Peeper Package
Experience the stunning fall foliage of the White Mountains with our Leaf Peeper Package, which includes daily breakfast and a charming picnic lunch set against the backdrop of our picturesque setting. 
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Rest & Relaxation Package
Experience a restorative fall spa getaway! Our Rest & Relaxation Package includes daily breakfast and a $200 credit for treatments at our Tower Spa. 
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On-Site Autumn Activities

Some activities just capture the essence of fall, and at Mountain View Grand, you’ll find plenty to put you in a fall state of mind—slow down and savor the season’s simple pleasures.  

Fall Tractor Hayride
Experience a hayride from our farm down Mountain View Road, taking in the breathtaking fall scenery along the way. Following the hayride, enjoy a cup of hot apple cider and assorted fall doughnuts.  

Location: Mountain View Farm 
Date: Saturdays and Sundays in September and October (weather dependent)
Time: 12:30pm to 1:00pm | 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Price: $10 per person (14 people max)
Reservations Required | Sign up at Front Desk

Apple Cider Making
Celebrate autumn by helping us make apple cider in our barnyard. Using our farm’s cider press, we’ll use a blend of “drop apples” from our orchard and other local farms. Then, sample the delicious cider, providing a taste of fall. 

Location: Mountain View Farm
Date: Saturdays and Sundays, September 1 to October 13; Monday, October 14
Time: 10:00am to 10:15am
Price: Complimentary

Leisure Apple Time 
Relax on the veranda while enjoying apples from local orchards in northern New Hampshire. 

Location: Front Veranda
Date: Daily in September and October
Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm
Price: Complimentary
 

Nearby Festivals and Fun

Discover the area’s vibrant fall festivals, where you can enjoy seasonal treats, local crafts, family activities, and lively entertainment.

Or enjoy a day trip to a local orchard or New England’s largest corn maze. 

Windy Ridge Orchard
If apple picking is a fall must, you won’t want to miss a chance to visit Windy Ridge Orchard. It’s a bit of a drive, but it’s the best orchard in the area.

Great Vermont Maze
Approximately an hour away, the Great Vermont Maze is fun for the whole family. It covers 24 acres and takes about two to three hours to complete. Lined with 10-foot walls of corn, it features bridges and an underground tunnel. There is also the Scenic Maze for those interested in a shorter option.

Lancaster Fair
Celebrating its 154th consecutive season, the Lancaster Fair is a Labor Day Week extravaganza, complete with agriculture activities, 4-H exhibits, live entertainment, carnival rides, the popular Demolition Derby, camping, and much more. 
Location: 516 Main Street, Lancaster, NH
Date: TBD

New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival
Celebrating Scottish heritage, the New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival is one of the largest Highland Games in North America. Whether you’re of Scottish descent or not, you’ll enjoy the Scottish music, dance, food, sheep dog trials, and more. There are classes on street curling and stone lifting and seminars on cooking and genealogy. Fun for all ages, there are special activities for kids and shopping in Vendor Village. 
Location: Loon Mountain Resort | 60 Loon Mountain Road, Lincoln, NH
Date: Friday to Sunday, September 20 to 22
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RiverFire
In nearby Berlin, RiverFire, a popular fall festival, heats things up with some dramatic fires on the Androscoggin River. The fires, which actually burn on the historic boom piers, set the stage for a spectacular walk while admiring the glowing carved pumpkins on the bridge.  This fun, family-friendly event features a 5K race, hayrides, bouncy houses, a kids’ Halloween parade, live music by Diezel, food vendors and a beer tent, and a zombie-themed ATV poker run. 
Location: Service Credit Union Heritage Park | 942 Main Street, Berlin, NH
Date: Saturday, October 19
Admission is complimentary

Fall Foliage

Reconnect with the season in our spectacular setting amid the White Mountains, where rugged peaks, once cloaked in green, ignite in a blaze of amber, crimson, and gold.

Explore inviting trails throughout our expansive 1,700 acres, where you can discover native trees—including birch, beech, and maple— and marvel at their vibrant colors.  Want an even better look? Spend the day on a fall foliage tour taking in some of the best vantage points in the area, including the following:

Mount Washington
From the top of Mount Washington, you can witness a panorama of color blanketing the surrounding valleys and peaks. Just keep in mind that the weather at the summit can be unpredictable. You can access the summit via the Mount Washington Cog Railway or Auto Road.

Weeks State Park
Located at the top of Mount Prospect in Lancaster, New Hampshire, Weeks State Park offers a 360-degree view of the surrounding landscape, including the Presidential Range of the White Mountains, the Green Mountains of Vermont, and the upper Connecticut River Valley. You can climb the old stone fire tower for an even better view of the fall colors.

Cannon Mountain
This state-owned ski resort in Franconia Notch State Park provides an ideal vantage point to enjoy the fall colors. Take the tram to the summit to see mountains in four surrounding states. You’ll also be able to explore scenic walking paths and enjoy a beer at Café 4080, with the highest beer taps in New Hampshire.

Crawford Notch State Park
Situated between Bretton Woods and Bartlett, this 5,775-acre park offers numerous hiking trails, waterfalls, and picturesque mountain views. Crawford Notch, a mountain pass, is one of the more popular routes for leaf peepers.

Kancamagus Highway
This 34.5-mile scenic drive along New Hampshire’s Route 112 comes alive in the fall.  It’s considered one of the best fall foliage areas in the country. Cutting through White Mountain National Forest, it provides spectacular views of the White Mountains, the Swift River, Sabbaday Falls, Lower Falls, and Rocky Gorge.

Plan your fall getaway today.