Mother nature is waving her magic wand throughout much of the country, especially New England and the Poconos in Pennsylvania which this time of turns into a wonderland of autumn colors as the leaves begin to fade from green to red and amber. If you happen to be an incurable romantic as well as one of the many fall foliage followers you might want consider getting your foliage fix in Cape Cod at the charming, historic Eben House, a new entry from Salt Hotels that helps you enjoy the autumnal phenomenon in amorous fashion. Located in Provincetown, a hub for fall events laced with apples, pumpkins, spice and everything nice, the adorable boutique property, which was originally built in 1776, oozes with ambiance offers a unique ‘no rules’ concept and fall foliage rates starting at $195 a couple.
The area offers many diversions in addition to the mesmerizing changing of the leaves such as:
- Monumental Yard Sale Weekend, October 9-12 – a treasure hunter’s dream with quaint streets and lanes hosting one giant yard sale. All searching for the best “flea-market-fabulous” finds from a wide array of vintage clothes, bric-a-brac and antiques.
- Wellfleet OysterFest, October 17-18 – This 15th annual Oysterfest takes place in the charming seaside town of Wellfleet, just a 20 minute drive from Eben House. The ‘Fest includes over 110 artisans, food vendors, raw bars, live music and the annual Oyster Shucking Competition, with ‘shuckers’ from all over the Northeast vying for the championship.
- Halloween Oct 30-Nov 1 – get your ghoul on with a weekend of events, such as a Masquerade Ball, ghoulish dance parties and a Rocky Horror screening, Halloween in P’town is bewitching and a devil of a good time.
- Holly Folly, December 4-6 – and now get ready for Christmas with this three-day fiesta of fun that includes a ‘Shop Hop,’ where shoppers vie for great prizes while taking advantage of major sales happening in the shops and galleries and the Inn Stroll where the town’s hostelries, festooned with lights and décor, open their doors and serve holiday cheer.
Originally the home of the highly successful seafarer, Captain Eben Snow, the Eban House has 14 rooms situated in three separate buildings that are suite-sized and come with free breakfast, plush furnishings and lush amenities, including custom pillow-top mattresses swathed in luxury linens, flat screen televisions, mini-fridges, and new bathrooms with rain shower heads and natural bath products from C.O. Bigelow and LA-based Further brand.
For additional ideas and inspirations of fall foliage in Provincetown and other US cities visit Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce, Provincetown Business Guild or watch the video we downloaded for your planning pleasure.