Autumn on the East Coast is a sight to behold. As the leaves turn into a mesmerizing tapestry of reds, golds, and oranges, the landscape transforms, offering a visual treat that beckons nature lovers, photographers, and everyone in between. At Coastal Inns, we are strategically located to be your gateway to this seasonal splendour, ensuring you have the best seat in the house when nature puts on its annual show.
1. Scenic Strolls to Elevate Your Experience
Moncton: Slightly outside the core of the city lies Mapleton Park, a serene haven ideal for a gentle walk amidst the fall colours. If you’re up for a longer excursion, Fundy National Park is just an hour away and offers breathtaking views of the Bay of Fundy framed by autumn foliage.
Sackville, NB: An afternoon walk through Waterfowl Park is SO refreshing. Not only will you be treated to fall colours, but the park also serves as a sanctuary for migrating birds, making it a hotspot for bird watchers and wildlife lovers.
Antigonish: The nearby Keppoch Mountain offers trails suitable for all levels of hikers. As you ascend, you’ll be treated to panoramic views blanketed in autumn hues.
2. Scenic Drives for the Soul
Antigonish: Embark on the Cabot Trail, one of Canada’s most famous drives, renowned for its fall colours and stunning vistas. As you wind through the Cape Breton Highlands, each turn offers a new, mesmerizing view.
Digby: A drive along the Digby Neck is a must. This coastal route is lined with quaint villages, gorgeous ocean views, and, come autumn, it transforms into a riot of colors.
3. Picture-Perfect Parks
Halifax: Point Pleasant Park, on the southern end of the peninsula, is a popular choice for both locals and visitors. With its crisscrossing trails, it’s an excellent spot for a leisurely walk to soak in the fall colours.
Dartmouth: Explore Shubie Park, with its canal and waterways framed by trees showcasing their autumn best.
Moncton: Not too far away, the Kouchibouguac National Park offers a mix of rich Acadian woodlands and salt marshes, making it a diverse location to enjoy the fall colours and coastal views.
4. Coastal Colors – A Unique Blend
What sets the East Coast apart is the blend of coastal beauty with the charm of fall. There is something so magical about the way coastal landscapes and autumn hues combine to create a natural contrast that is beyond mesmerizing.
Autumn is fleeting, but its memories linger. As the world around us changes, it’s a reminder to pause, appreciate, and immerse ourselves in the beauty that nature offers. Whether you’re hiking up a trail, driving down a scenic route, or simply sitting by the window of your room, the East Coast in fall is sure to captivate your heart.
So pack your bags, grab your camera, and let Coastal Inns be your home base as you set out to explore the magical canvas of the East Coast in autumn. Book your stay with us today!