Farm and Ranch Stay Activities: Leaf Peeping

Autumn is the perfect time of year to plan a vacation around the activity of leaf peeping. Travelers can enjoy the crisp fall air and gorgeous colors dotting the hillsides before spending the night on a real working farm or ranch.

 

Leaves change color in the fall due to the shorter days and cooler temperatures. The process of photosynthesis shuts down and the leaves' green hue turns to brown, red, or gold.

 

While it's easy to find any number of tours and vacation packages for the ogglers of autumn leaves, we like the idea of a quieter experience and a more personal connection with a farmer or rancher.

 

Check out our farm and ranch members below who have listed 'leaf peeping' as an activity.

Farm and Ranch Stay Activities: Leaf Peeping

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Blind Buck Valley Farmstead

Blind Buck Valley Farmstead (BBVF) is a sustainable family owned farm and homestead nestled in the tranquil hills of Blind Buck Valley. Experience a unique, farm stay and escape the fast paced stress of City life. Our farm grows ...

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Location

Salem, New York

Rate

$350 - $350

Capacity

12
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Cold Moon Farm

Wake up in the morning to the sound of our rooster and enjoy a delicious hot breakfast prepared with our own farm eggs, freshly baked bread from Irene's oven, homemade Cold Moon Farm goat yogurt, and Cold Moon ...

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Location

Jamaica, Vermont

Rate

$400 - $400

Capacity

15
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Grand View Farm

Let us help you connect with Vermont's rich agricultural life, teaching you about maple sugaring, shepherding, fiber arts, and sustainable farming. Vermont's first flock of Gotland sheep reside at Grand View F ...

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Location

Washington, Vermont

Rate

$150 - $150

Capacity

5
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Latham Wild Blueberry Farm

Latham wild blueberry farms is situated on 80 acres at the foothills of Mt. Ephraim in coastal Searsport Maine. Twenty acres of the farm are allocated to growing and harvesting tons of our sweet wild blueberries every year. The r ...

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Location

Searsport, Maine

Rate

$250 - $250

Capacity

6
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Liberty Hill Farm Inn

At Liberty Hill Farm, we welcome you to experience a unique Vermont farm vacation! We milk 100 Holsteins cows, producing milk for the Cabot Creamery Cooperative. Liberty Hill Farm has been awarded Yankee Magazi ...

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Location

Rochester, Vermont

Rate

$450 - $450

Capacity

23
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Owens Farm

Welcome to our family-friendly sheep farm in the beautiful rolling hills of the Susquehanna River Valley. With hundreds of sheep, pigs and piglets, chickens, turkeys, working border collies, horses, and honeybees, there is always ...

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Location

Sunbury, Pennsylvania

Rate

$125 - $125

Capacity

6
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Toddy Pond Farm

The Toddy Pond Farm cottage is a warm and welcoming place rich with history and natural beauty. Situated on a 500+ acre working dairy farm, the cottage overlooks Toddy Pond and the mountains beyond. Enjoy these ...

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Location

Monroe, Maine

Rate

$260 - $260

Capacity

7
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Because Of The View Farm

Our Property is a beautiful 1859 Farm House renovated to provide modern amenities while maintaining it's original character. The property is located 15 miles north of Cooperstown in the historic Village of Van Hornesville. The p ...

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Location

Jordanville, New York

Rate

$250 - $250

Capacity

6
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Bliss Farm and Retreat

Nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Bliss Farm is the place to relax, unwind, get in touch with nature and focus on inner bliss. Whether you’re looking for a short weekend visit to the Asheville area or in need of a pe ...

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Location

Barnardsville, North Carolina

Rate

$88 - $148

Capacity

5
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East Hill Farm -The Inn at

Located at the base of Mount Monadnock in the tranquil southwestern corner of New Hampshire, the Inn at East Hill Farm maintains its tradition as a destination resort where families and friends can meet in a re ...

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Location

Troy, New Hampshire

Rate

$139 - $161

Capacity

140
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Hillside Homestead

Hillside Homestead a historic farmstay welcomes you to visit & travel back in time. Experience an authentic 1910 farmhouse where the food is cooked on a wood stove. Discover this idyllic farm nestled in the ...

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Location

Suttons Bay, Michigan

Rate

$200 - $230

Capacity

8
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Inn at Valley Farms

We are a multi-generational pasture-based farm raising a diverse array of livestock, small fruits, produce, flowers, and herbs allowing you to experience many different aspects of farm life all on one farm. Whe ...

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Location

Walpole, New Hampshire

Rate

$1850 - $1850

Capacity

28
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Maple Moon Farm

Enjoy a stay in our 1790’s Cape Cod-style farmhouse with many original features situated on 120 mostly-wooded acres in southern Maine. Our homestead features a small commercial maple syrup operation including a large post-and-bea ...

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Location

Lebanon, Maine

Rate

$100 - $100

Capacity

2
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Bar SZ Ranch

The Bar SZ Ranch is a genuine working family ranch. A few days here will immerse you in a lifestyle that we love to share with others. Enjoy horseback riding, roping, hayrides, skeet and trap shooting, archery, seasonal creek ...

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Location

Paicines, California

Rate

$400 - $500

Capacity

34
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Beaver Creek Farm Cabins

When you vacation at Beaver Creek Farm Cabins you'll stay on 29 acres of rolling farmland in The Pennsylvania Dutch Country and your family will love the fresh air, good food and the great times that families have enjoyed for over ...

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Location

Strasburg, Pennsylvania

Rate

$100 - $785

Capacity

52
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Dogwood Hills Guest Farm

Wake to the sounds of the Majestic Ozark mountains ... see the animals grazing in the fields just outside the bedroom windows and on the deck overlooking the rolling hills behind the cottage, enjoy the day rela ...

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Location

Harriet, Arkansas

Rate

$175 - $175

Capacity

8
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Harvest Village

Harvest Village is "A Cool farm with warm hospitality" - it consists of an organic farm with accommodations. The farm features natural meat products from: pastured pork, pasture raised Chicken and free range chicken eggs. The acc ...

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Location

LeRoy, Michigan

Rate

$40 - $95

Capacity

11
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Mountain Goat Lodge BandB

We are a six room bed and breakfast lodge just outside of Salida, CO. Our dairy goats provide us with fresh milk for both drinking and for the production of homemade cheese and yogurt. Our free ranging hens provide us with delicio ...

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Location

Salida, Colorado

Rate

$168 - $202

Capacity

28
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Mountain Horse Farm

Mountain Horse Farm is your luxurious farm stay, B&B and retreat center in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of NY. Rooms with fireplaces and private jacuzzis, an on-site Spa that offers massages and experience Glamping in tra ...

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Location

Naples, New York

Rate

$150 - $260

Capacity

20
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On the Windfall

On the Windfall offers beautiful accommodations on a 215 acre farm in the North Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains. We raise sheep, chickens, grow sunflowers and are experimenting with a hop yard. We are centrally ...

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Location

Lansing, North Carolina

Rate

$250 - $250

Capacity

17
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Pioneer Cabins and Guest Farm

We are located at the foothills of the Smokies and adjacent to the entrance of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park's historic Cades Cove. Townsend, TN is defined in character and beauty by the Little River, ...

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Location

Townsend, Tennessee

Rate

$125 - $200

Capacity

46
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Stillwaters Farm

E-I-E-I-Oh, my!! Farmstays at Stillwaters Farm--expect the unexpected! We have two distinctly different accommodations at Stillwaters Farm -- The Cottage and the Airstream Glamper -- each one offering a DIFFE ...

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Location

Henderson, Tennessee

Rate

$-1 - $-1

Capacity

15
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Stony Creek Farmstead

Stony Creek Farm is located in the NW corner of the Catskill Mountains in Walton, NY. In 2005 Kate and Dan returned (from travels abroad and life in the city) to the farm to raise authentic, sustainable food for the ...

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Location

Walton, New York

Rate

$200 - $200

Capacity

36
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Twin Valley Bed and Breakfast Horse Ranch

Twin Valley Bed and Breakfast Ranch is located in the beautiful foothills of the Smokies, just minutes away from the Great Smoky Mountain National Park and the excitement of Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Knoxvil ...

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Location

Walland, Tennessee

Rate

$120 - $125

Capacity

20
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Coffee Creek Ranch

Coffee Creek Ranch was founded in 1900 and is on 367 acres surrounded by National Forest and the Trinity Alps wilderness area in Northern California. There are many terms to describe our ranch; dude ranch, vacation ranch, horsebac ...

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Location

Trinity Center, California

Rate

$125 - $1750

Capacity

50
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Hamilton Farm - Barred Owl Creamery

Welcome to Hamilton Farm and Barred Owl Creamery and Catering! We are an organic, family-run farm focusing on simple living and sustainability. From a rustic cabin retreat to cheesemaking workshops, from organic turkeys to hand- ...

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Location

Whitefield, Maine

Rate

$95 - $95

Capacity

4
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Armstrong Creek Bison Company

Armstrong Creek, Wisconsin
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Briggs Farm

Winona, Minnesota
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Fodderstack Farm

Pisgah Forest, North Carolina
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Forestfarm at Pacifica

Williams, Oregon
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Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch

Winston, New Mexico
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High Breeze Farm

Highland Lakes, New Jersey
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Mavis Manor

Flat Top, West Virginia
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Spiritwind Farm LLC

Lebanon, Maine
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Stony Pond Farm

Enosburg Falls, Vermont
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The Cottage at Seven Oaks Farm

Harrisonburg, Virginia
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The Farm LLC

Danville, Kentucky
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Valley Meadow Farms

Hancock, Maryland

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