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T R A V E L & R E C R E A T I O N i t i n e r a r y APPALACHIAN AMBLING SNAP Connecticut-based photographer John Munno's go- to spot is the Route 7 corridor from New Milford to Cornwall where the Housatonic River and Appalachian Trail wind through the area. " e addition of two of Connecticut's covered bridges, waterfalls, farms, and historic towns make for iconic fall foliage photos," Munno says. 203.405.3329, STAY At the 58-acre Grace Mayfl ower Inn & Spa, plan to unwind with a deep-tissue massage at the spa or gear up for fl y-fi shing, tennis, and archery. From $675 per night, 118 Woodbury Road, Washington, 860.868.9466, SUSTENANCE Venture over to ON20 for daily-crafted seasonal dishes like fresh hamachi crudo followed by fi re-braised s'mores. 400 Columbus Blvd., Hartford, 860.722.5161, BERKSHIRES BEAUTY SNAP Photographer Erik Rank takes advantage of the deserted, wide open spaces that autumn off ers at Tanglewood in Lenox. "...Cloudy days often give you the best photographs. If you can capture a dark, cloudy sky in the background with a ray of sunlight coming through the clouds on some colorful foliage—that would be the money shot." 917.533.3678, STAY e Aviary suite at the historic fi ve-star Wheatleigh off ers a downstairs living room, second fl oor sleeping room amongst the trees, and a private covered terrace. From $725 per night, Hawthorn Road, Lenox, 413.637.0610, SUSTENANCE Enjoy locally- inspired dishes such as lamb T-bone at Table Six Restaurant located inside the Gilded Age mansion-turned-hotel Kemble Inn. 2 Kemble St., Lenox, 413.637.4113, KANCAMAGUS KALEIDOSCOPE SNAP For photographer Michael Blanchette, the Kancamagus Highway in New Hampshire's White Mountains is where it's at. "I view foliage as a multi- colored background but not necessarily the main subject. [It] may be a white-steeple church, a meandering road, or a refl ection in a calm body of water." 603.860.1306, STAY Treat yourself to the Manor deluxe room— complete with a fi replace and Jacuzzi—at the historic Victorian hotel Stonehurst Manor. From $256 per night, 3351 White Mountain Hwy., North Conway, 603.356.3113, SUSTENANCE Welcome the morning after at the palatial main dining room at the Omni Mount Washington Resort for cooked-to-order omelets along with a glorious buff et. 310 Mount Washington Hotel Road, Bretton Woods, 800.843.6666, 10 6 B O S T O N C O M M O N S E P T E M B E R 2 0 1 7 | M O D E R N L U X U R Y . C O M How to embrace the fall foliage?—a razzle dazzle road trip. –Jessica Kasparian the LEAF-PEEPING playbook

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