This is the pinnacle of the season—welcome to autumn in New England! For residents and visitors to New Hampshire, the high point of fall has long been Columbus Day Weekend, when peak foliage colors often coincide with the three-day holiday. This year is no exception, with the trees now popping vibrant reds and oranges in the Lakes Region. Here are some fun ways to enjoy the scenery this weekend:

Autumn has officially arrived! The air is cool and crisp, and the warm sun is shining on the bright colors of early fall. Some of the leaves are beginning to turn red, orange, and yellow as the foliage season gets underway in New Hampshire, especially in the northern regions. The Granite State has some great ways to see how the colors are progressing—time to plan your autumn getaway to catch those colors at their brilliant peak!

The Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the 2016 Good Libations Tour opening the weekend of September 30th – October 2nd. This annual event, formerly known as Barrel Tasting Weekend, not only features local wines and meads, but now also includes beers, ciders, and spirits crafted in the Lakes Region and throughout New Hampshire. And this year, the weekend is just the beginning. The Good Libations Tour will last until the end of next summer!

While the days are still warm and the nights are crisp and cool, harvest season comes to New Hampshire. This is the time to get out and celebrate the bounty and beauty of the Granite State—in the Lakes Region especially—as the scenery becomes simply spectacular! Here are a few fun events happening this September that will help your family to enjoy this special time of year…

Now that summer is shifting into fall and the kids are settling in at school, parents in the Lakes Region of NH are resetting their own schedules. September is the time for everyone to enjoy a fresh start! A little TLC goes a long way, and some pampering helps busy grown-ups acclimate to the new season after a lively summer. To help usher in this change of pace, the specialists at Cascade Spa at Mill Falls are kicking off fall with some fun events and amazing treatments to “relax, renew, and rejuvenate.” Come on in during the month of September and check out some of these great deals…