The Best B&B Getaways

Every year, there comes a time — midway between the last sweltering days of summer and the winter that yawns ahead — when the leaf-peeping is prime and the apple-cider doughnuts are fresh, and you’re ripe for a fall escape.

This year, the escape route may seem treacherous (four-dollar-a-gallon gas?), but fear not: We’ve mapped out 20 fabulous fall destinations, not a one of them more than four hours by car. Whether you crave city or country, mountains or water, nature or culture, there’s a perfect weekend waiting for you. And all you need is a couple of days, your wheels, and our guide to …The Best B&B Getaways.


Glasbern Country Inn
Fogelsville, PA

Inn at 202 Dover
Easton, MD

Bridgeton House
Upper Black Eddy, PA

Brampton Inn
Chestertown, MD

Fairthorne Bed & Breakfast
Cape May, NJ

The Inn at Irving Place
New York, NY

The Woolverton Inn
Stockton, NJ

Haddonfield Inn
Haddonfield, NJ

King’s Cottage
Lancaster, PA

Bykenhulle House
Hopewell Junction, NY

Old Gratitude House
Rock Hall, MD

The Gables
Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ

Hambleton Inn
St. Michaels, MD

Cromwell Manor Inn
Cornwall, NY

The Inn at Montchanin Village
Wilmington, DE

The William Page Inn
Annapolis, MD

The Atlantis Inn
Ocean City, NJ

Swann House
Washington D.C.

Bowman’s Hill
New Hope, PA

Chester Heights, PA