The warm summer days are becoming coaxed away by the promises of crisp, full autumn. Our breath catches at this epiphany, and our hearts swell with the desire for one last sunny tour before the cooler months cross the threshold. Before the leaves and breezes begin to turn, we have selected ten of our favorite getaways—places where natural beauty meets architectural splendor for an unforgettable excursion.
1. Walland, Tennessee
Text Cara D. Clark
Photography Stephanie Welbourne Steele
At the luxury resort of Blackberry Farm, diners are surrounded by the ambiance of a well-preserved eighteenth-century Amish structure while enjoying cuisine made with ingredients grown on-site. As afternoon fades into evening at the boathouse, pictured above, a serene pond reflects multicolored autumn leaves.