We live in NYC and are planning a 4 day car excursion to the New England Area. We are foodies so we would like to be near some good areas to eat but we also would like to see some fall foliage as well as some quaint towns with some shopping. We are 2 couples not adverse to walking around. Where is the best place to stay and maximize what we are trying to see. Looking for lodging recommendation's as well as places to see and eat.