I’m personally not big on camping, unless it is in a four or five star hotel. Am I spoiled, yes. Have I done the other, yes. Do I appreciate all it offers to those who enjoy it, most definitely. That is why when I saw Hipcamp’s Fall Foliage Map: www.hipcamp.com/discover/fall-
Is is a startup that creates new places to stay in nature by unlocking access to beautiful private lands such as nature preserves, farms, and ranches. Aside from their cool interactive map, Hipcamp has hand-picked a few unique nature stays in America’s top 5 leaf-viewing regions:
*** HIPCAMP.COM‘S TOP 10 CAMPGROUNDS FOR FALL FOLIAGE ***
Each campground hyperlinked below contains multiple discrete campsites.
#1. THE FINGER LAKES
>> Shiitake Mushroom Camp: New York
A pristine stream, a working mushroom farm, and fall leaves.
>> Sanctuary in the Woods: New York
Choose a cozy teepee or a double-bed platform.
#2. THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS
>> Beechwood Cabin Tent
Sleep in a protected enclosure with a tin roof and canvas tent.
>> Earthseed: Smoky Mt. Sanctuary
Enjoy a 12-foot-high tent and a babbling creek.
#3. THE ADIRONDACK MOUNTAINS
>> Adirondack Little Star: New York
Elevated camping in a covered cabin!
>> Adirondack Glamping: New York
Peep the leaves from the opening in this sturdy and comfortable tent.
#4. THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS
>> Crow Creek Farm: North Carolina
Enjoy a breakfast of fresh eggs from the farm’s chickens.
>> Apple Orchard Tent Camping: North Carolina
Camp on a grassy knoll overlooking gorgeous yellow leaves.
#5. THE GREEN MOUNTAINS
>> Onion River Campground: Vermont
In the fall, these green mountains dazzle in shades of yellow and orange.
>> Hidden Meadow Tent Site: Vermont
Wander over a bridge to your own private campsite.
SEE HIPCAMP’S FALL FOLIAGE MAP: www.hipcamp.com/discover/fall-
When you go to the site, this is just a taste of what you will see on each camping site:
Fall foliage forecast — the best camps and cabins.
The change of the leaves makes fall one of the most beautiful seasons to be outside.
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