Portland, ME: To see the best local foliage, hike up Bradbury Mountain, just outside town, or pedal around using the bike-share program Zagster. After all, some exercise amid the foliage is a convenient way to rationalize all of the good eating to be done in this lobster-filled city.
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The beautiful Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh, Scotland, was known as one of the great railway hotels in the early 1900s, but Harry Potter fans will find that the most important fact has nothing to do with trains. J.K. Rowling finished Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the final book of the series, in the grand suite of the hotel. The door knocker is an owl in her honor.