Fall Foliage

Plan Your Fall Foliage Roadtrip

This autumn, take advantage of cooler weather and breathtaking fall colors by planning a drive through the country's most scenic regions.

Book your fall getaway with Drury Hotels and get amazing views and a great night’s sleep with crisp sheets and cozy surroundings. Save up to 15%* with promo code SCARY. Enjoy free hot breakfast, free Wi-Fi, and free dinnertime snacks and drinks at 5:30 Kickback.

The aspens are busting with color above Bear Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park.


  • Rocky Mountain National Park is a gorgeous 1.5 hour drive from Denver. Drive or hike the park and take in the golden colors. Stop for a Belgian waffle at The Egg of Estes.
  • Boulder, 40 minutes from Denver, dazzles with its fall palette. Combine fall sightseeing with great dining in this foodie paradise.
  • Pikes Peak boasts the best fall-color, panoramic view in Colorado! Located just one hour from Colorado Springs, plan to drive or hike to the top.


Fall is the most popular time of the year to visit Augusta wineries, less than an hour from St. Louis. Photo courtesy of Augusta Chamber of Commerce.


  • Klondike Park is nestled in Missouri wine country and just a 45 minute drive from St. Louis. It's filled with spectacular views of the Missouri River Valley and just minutes from nine wineries.
  • Rock Bridge State Park is 10 minutes from Columbia and offers eight trails for hiking. Plan to shake off the trail at Broadway Brewery in downtown Columbia.
  • Brush Creek Trail is a 4 mile trail in midtown Kansas City with views of fall color. Cap off the hike with lunch or cocktails at the famed Country Club Plaza.


Crowders Mountain is just a 30 minute drive from Charlotte.


  • Uwharrie National Forest is an hour drive from Charlotte and Greensboro and packed with colorful oak and hickory trees. Swing by Uwharrie Mercantile for lunch in the historic Hotel Troy in Troy NC.
  • Crowders Mountain is a 30 minute drive from Charlotte.  Best spot to view color—on the Lake Trail near the dam, looking toward Kings Pinnacle. Worth a side trip is lunch at Webb Custom Kitchen, in historic, downtown Gastonia.
  • Hanging Rock State Park offers more than 20 miles of hiking trails and scarlet red oaks. Don’t miss the Visitor Center with exhibits featuring the park’s flora and fauna.





Everett Covered Bridge in Cuyahoga Valley National Park was built in the late 1800’s and is one of a few remaining covered bridges.


  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park is just 30 miles south of Cleveland and home to Everett covered bridge and 125 miles of hiking trails. Make time for local favorite The Wine Mill in nearby Peninsula.
  • Ohio Scenic Byway follows the Ohio River through downtown Cincinnati and charming small towns. End your trip in Portsmouth at Portsmouth Brewing Company dating from 1843.
  • Hocking Hills State Park is a beautiful one hour drive from Columbus. Hike on one of the elevated trails or enjoy the view from your car on the 26 mile byway along State Route 374.





*Discount based off standard room rates. SCARY rates may vary based on dates, hotel and/or room type and are subject to availability. This discounted rate is only available for reservations made online at www.DruryHotels.com or the Drury Hotels app for any stay booked September 30-October 31, 2020, for any stay through December 30, 2020. This offer is not valid for groups (10 or more rooms) or with any other discount, existing reservation, special offer or package. The SCARY rate is net, non-commissionable.