Fall is a lovely time to plan a getaway; the weather is just perfect and the warm autumn colors add a different charm to the surroundings. This is what makes fall a great time to unwind and relax, even if for a few days.
Given below are five places that you can visit to see the beauty of this season and enjoy it to the fullest.
- Asheville, North Carolina
Known for its mountainous terrain, Asheville’s beauty is unparalleled during fall and you can hike across the hills or book a driving tour around the town on Blue Ridge Parkway.
The Biltmore Estate, a legacy of the Vanderbilt family, is another spot to visit in Asheville. It is the largest private estate in America and it represents the best of the Gilded Age.
- Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Jackson Hole in Tetons, Wyoming is a town that celebrates the coming of fall with a few special activities like elk bugling, Fall Arts Festival and the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival. The Inner Loop Road is open for driving tours till early November. You can also hire bikes that are best for cycling across the muddy and rocky roads.
September is the best time to visit because the temperature is pleasant, and it gets quite cold in October, but it is during these two months that the fall colors start showing, especially in the Grand Teton National Park and the Snake River Canyon.
- Montreal, Quebec, Canada
This is a destination that can be visited in every season, but Montreal in fall is simply spectacular. From the second week of September to early November, the Montreal Botanical Gardens start changing colors the views of the Mount Royal Park are stunning.
- Big Sur, California
Driving along the Big Sur during fall is a treat in itself. The coastline with its crashing waves is gorgeous and the redwood forests glow in autumn colors. Don’t forget to explore hiking trails which will treat you with breath-taking views.
If you decide to drive all along the northern and southern stretch of Big Sur, there are spots where you can get down and stretch your legs and take a few photographs. Many of these roadside stops also have art galleries or restaurants that you can visit.
- Damariscotta, Maine
Fall has a different charm in the states of New England and each state welcomes the season by taking part in unique events that are also open for tourists. In Damariscotta, Maine, you can celebrate the Maine Pumpkin fest and Regatta that is organized on the weekend of Columbus Day.
There are also pumpkin carving boat races. Tourists are also welcome to participate in live music shows and art exhibitions.