NEWTON, Mass., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel site*, today announced the top 10 destinations for foliage in New England, based on the reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travelers. Each of these locations offers a vibrant display of vegetation and comfortable accommodations for those hitting the road this season.
Top 10 Foliage Destinations in New England
- Woodstock, Vermont
- Stowe, Vermont
- North Conway, New Hampshire
- Manchester, Vermont
- Lenox, Massachusetts
- Franconia, New Hampshire
- Bar Harbor, Maine
- Waitsfield, Vermont
- Bethlehem, New Hampshire
- Bethel, Maine
"With nearly 20 percent of U.S. respondents planning a fall foliage getaway this year, according to a recent survey, TripAdvisor has identified the best places to take in New England's seasonal splendor," said Brooke Ferencsik, director of communications at TripAdvisor.
Methodology: Destinations were chosen according to the frequency of the terms "leaf-peeping," "foliage," or "autumn color" across the reviews and opinions of businesses within each destination. Each of the locations has a minimum of five accommodations.
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*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, June 2013
**Source: Google Analytics, worldwide data, July 2013
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