Fall is typically the time of year to find lower prices,
fewer crowds and cooler weather. If you've been holding off on booking a
vacation, now is the time to make your move. Come experience the cool air,
changing colors and get some much needed time off. Here is a list of some of
the best travel destinations and must see activities to do.
The city is an unexpected gem known for its vibrant art
scene mixed with Southern charms and traditions and unforgettable scenery. Come
discover why Asheville is known as a quaint little mountain town, Hipster Haven
and Beer City USA. This town has a little something for everyone.
This vast French Renaissance-style estate of George
Vanderbilt has a storied past dating back to 1889. The estate is considered
America's largest private home, the 250-room estate – with 35 bedrooms, 43
bathrooms and a whopping 65 fireplaces
You will be blown away with the view of
8,000 acres of gardens and the estate includes 2 ½ miles of walking
paths to take in the charm.
Come sightsee and take in downtown as you walk through the
1.7-mile-long trail and are swept away as the city showcase its unique history.
The trail’s 30 stops are marked with a public sculpture that captures an
important person or moment in the area's history.
Over 500,000 acres of lush greenery, Pisgah National Park
offers hundreds of miles of trails to explore. Discover beautiful waterfalls
and swimming holes and appreciate the great open outdoors.
Grand Canyon, AZ
If you are looking for some unforgettable natural scenery
this is the place to be. The conditions in the fall make this place the perfect
destination for hiking. The Grand Canyon is one of the oldest national parks in
the US and still astonishes visitors with its unique color combinations,
geological wonders and rock formations.
Grand Canyon Village is home to Yavapai Point, which is one
of the best places to view the canyon and all its glory. Ideal for those who’d
prefer not to camp but still want to stay within the park.
• North Rim
Rugged, isolated trails and sparse facilities is as good as
it gets for those wanting a challenge. The beauty in this area is that it will
likely remain relatively underdeveloped therefore keeping the atmosphere
peaceful and quiet. If you venture here make sure to swing by the 8,803-foot
Point Imperial and take a picture of the highest point on the North Rim.
This trail is a little more than 6 miles long one way. Make
sure to pack camping gear and carry plenty of water with you if you plan on
going all the way to Plateau Point. The reward will be one of the best views of
the river you have ever set your eyes on.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
This national park is home to multiple hiking trails,
cascading waterfalls and all kinds of wildlife. During the fall you can see
true autumn colors as you make your way through the park on a scenic excursion.
Newfound Gap sits at an elevation of 5,046 feet which is the
lowest drivable pass in the park. Load up the family and get ready for a roller
coaster ride in your very own car.
The center features extensive natural history and exhibits
which includes a film about the park. Make sure to stop by first to load up on
information, rest and don’t forget to visit the local gift shop to purchase a
keepsake of your time here.
Fork Motor Nature Trail
This trail is nearly 6-miles-long, offers stunning mountain
scenery and provides access to two of the region's most popular waterfalls:
Rainbow Falls and Grotto Falls. Explore historic log cabins and the remains of
a mountain village, the Roaring Fork Cemetery and an array of wildlife from
birds and deer to black bears.
Acadia National Park, ME
Spectacular is the only way to describe autumn in Acadia
National Park. This national park on the coast of Maine attracts leaf peepers
from across the country every year. Cooler temperatures will make the park's
challenging hikes more enjoyable.
Come discover the tallest mountain in the park, and the
tallest mountain on the North Atlantic seaboard. Don’t forget to set your
alarms to catch the sunrise as Cadillac Mountain is the first point of the US
to greet the rising sun's rays from early October to early March.
• Park Loop
Adventure out and take a quick tour to discover all the
wonderful sights and trails. Popular spots like Sand Beach, Thunder Hole and
Otter Cliff can all be seen on Park Loop Road.
Jordan Pond will leave you mesmerized as you set your eyes
on crystal-clear waters that mirror the surrounding mountains. The picturesque
atmosphere will leave you speechless.
Santa Fe, NM
Santa Fe is a colorful city, bursting with a rich history
including Gothic cathedrals, Spanish-influenced architecture and buildings that
date back to the 16th century. If you have a flare for the arts, love of
authentic cuisines, and a passion for culture make sure to book a trip here.
The area is touted as an art lover's mecca because there is
more than 100 art galleries along the street and you'll find everything from
jewelry and pottery to sculptures and paintings. The street alone is full of
vibrant and lively colors that will leave you wanting more.
• Santa Fe
The plaza, which is a National Historic Landmark, hosts
Indian and Spanish American cultural events and shows. Come experience the
lively atmosphere where there is always something happening, whether it's a
parade, a market or a festival.
• Santa Fe
The Santa Fe Opera House is a world-renowned venue. Guests
can arrive early before the show and many often do, specifically to tailgate in
the surrounding parking lots with picnics, gourmet meals and drinks. Be prepared
to see people dressed to the nines, sipping on sparkling wine and enjoying the
Sab Diego, CA
In the fall San Diego’s average highs hover in the 70s.
Experience some of the most beautiful beaches in the country and get lost in
your thoughts on a secluded sandy stretch. There is plenty to do from soaking
up some sun to surfing or head north to hike the trails at Torrey Pines State
Home to the famous San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park is a great
place for a stroll, bike ride or picnic. Here you can adventure out and wander
around the park's many gardens while admiring the intricate
Spanish-Renaissance. The park also features a cactus garden, rose garden, a
Japanese-style garden as well as a palm tree canyon, among many others.
Beach & Pacific Beach
Mission Beach and Pacific Beach are one giant connected
shoreline in San Diego. The beach is a popular spot in San Diego for surfing
pros and beginners because of the high and lows of the beach waves
Calm waves makes this beach a popular destination with
families and couples due to its mile long shoreline, clean sands and peaceful
setting. Come and rejuvenate you mind, soul and body at Coronado Beach.
Fall is just around the corner. Temperatures start to drop,
leaves start to change colors and flight and hotels start easing up just a
little bit. If you didn’t get a chance to travel in the summer, this is your
time to escape the crowds, social distance and discover beautiful new destinations.
Let us help get you there!