Just because summer has officially come to an end, doesn't mean that your quest for travel should be put on hold. In fact, fall is one of the best times of the year to travel, so keep on reading to see why you should experience autumn travel!
Autumn is a great time to travel because the temperatures are generally a bit cooler, so you can enjoy the outdoors without sweating profusely. Make sure to pack a warm hoodie or a jacket, along with your favorite pair of boots.
Aside from the cooler temperatures, the colors of fall are just breathtaking, and you can enjoy the beauty of nature in the landscape that surrounds you during your travel. You will surely be in for some beautiful sites!
Which state has the most beautiful fall foliage?
Massachusetts, Tennessee, North Carolina, Arkansas, Missouri, Maine and Montana top many lists for gorgeous fall foliage. I would like to add the Midwest to that list, though, because I see the beauty of fall in my own backyard every year. Wisconsin is filled with rolling hills and old trees that are just breathtaking during the fall. This is my favorite time of year for trips just because of the scenery!
Where is the best fall foliage in New England?
People tend to associate fall with New England, and there certainly are beautiful places to see fall foliage. Here are 5 of the top destination to see the colors of fall:
- North Conway, New Hampshire
- Lenox, Massachusetts
- Woodstock, Vermont
- Waitsfield, Vermont
- Bar Harbor, Maine
What is the best time to see fall foliage in New England?
The leaves start to change mid-late September, and the peak of the season is in mid October.
Alamo Rent A Car shared a list of some of their favorite fall getaways on their Scenic Route site, and I've added some of these to my bucket list. Here is a breakdown of their suggestions by month, but you should read their article to get the full scoop on each of these fantastic fall destinations.
- Niagara Region, Ontario, Canada
- Portland, Maine
- Chicago, Illinois
- Albuquerque, New Mexico
- Savannah, Georgia
- Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Adventure awaits, so don't keep making excuses. Take time to plan a trip to one of your own bucket list destinations to see the beauty of fall. This is one of the best times for people on a budget to travel, too, since there are so many free things to do outdoors!