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1. Scottish Highlands, Scotland
Can’t travel that far? Head over to Estes. Park, colorado for a pieve of Scotlands heart. Held annually the weekend after Labor Day, Estes Park’s Longs Peak Scottish-Irish Highland Festival is the largest gathering of its kind between the Mississippi River and California, and traditionally hosts bands – from the marching kind to the rocking kind and everything in-between – hailing from Great Britain, Scotland, Ireland, Canada and, of course, the United States.
2. Telluride, Colorado
Looking for a place where you can smell fresh mountain air with every breath? Where you’ll see time stop at every sunset? Where you’ll feel the free gondola lifting you into the sky as the town lifts your spirits even higher? Well then Telluride, Co Is the place for you!
The fall season in Telluride is truly spectacular. With colorful hues that burst into action and blanket the canyon walls, views from every angle are unforgettable.
Despite its small size, Telluride really is a treat to explore with the whole town center having been designated a National Historic Landmark District in 1961. Centered on its Main Street are a colorful collection of Victorian-era houses and buildings with countless boutiques and restaurants also lining the route.
Surrounded by the highest concentration of 13,000 and 14,000 peaks in North America, Mountain Village offers a modern, luxe feel in a European-style alpine setting
Gandola Ride- Take a free trip in the gondola that goes over the San Sophia Ridge and into the Mountain Village. This 13-minute trip takes you up over the mountainside with amazing views of Telluride.
Jud Wiebe Memorial Trail- As one of the most popular hikes in Telluride, the Jud Wiebe trail ends at a beautiful cascading waterfall. With plenty of picnic spots along the way, this three-mile loop offers a moderate trek during the warm summer months.
3. Asheville, North Carolina
Nestled in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville has everything you could wish for in a fall getaway. This quaint downtown area is filled with unique shops, galleries, breweries, and restaurants. Go for a hike in nearby Pisgah National Forest to spot beautiful waterfalls among the changing leaves, or take a scenic drive through part of the park to take in the beauty without working up a sweat.
The family’s 125,000-acre estate became a popular retreat among early 20th century icons such as automaker Henry Ford, inventor Thomas Edison, and Presidents William McKinley, Teddy Roosevelt, and Woodrow Wilson.
4. Maui, Hawaii
With near perfect weather, October is the perfect time to hit Maui’s miles of hiking trails. Cool off Upcountry on the Makawao Forest Reserve’s 5.7 mile Kahakapao Loop Trail.
Kula County Farms – October Times
Time: Daily from 9 AM – 4 PM
Cost: Pumpkin Patch Admission is $3, children 2 and under are free.
Highlights: Maui’s go-to pumpkin patch set on a picturesque hillside that overlooks the Pacific Ocean
5. Zion National Park, Utah
The highlight of Zion National Park is an expansive canyon. Averaging 2,000 feet deep, Zion Canyon offers hiking opportunities along its floor in the 20 to 30 foot wide area known as The Narrows and the challenging area known as The Subway. Swimming is also permitted in this area of the Virgin River. Along with caves to go through and great pictures to take.
To really see all of the national park of Zion I would take a few days. If you’re an avid hiker I would suggest staying here for a few days.
Don’t forget to check out
- Explore the Sights along the Zion Canyon Scenic Drive. …
- Drive the Zion-Mount Carmel Highway. …
- Hit the Trails on a Day Hike. …
- Weeping Rock. …
- Riverside Walk. …
- Lower Emerald Pools. …
- Checkerboard Mesa and the East Side of Zion National Park. …
- Human History Museum.
What To Bring
- Water andSnacks
- Walking Shoes
- Flashlight or headlamp
- Dress for the weather and bring everything you need for a day in the park.
- Be sure to bring your Interagency Pass or Park Entry Receipt for re-entry into the park.
6. Estes Park, Colorado
offers it all as the eastern gateway to the Colorado Rockies, which will be splashed with brilliant golds and oranges in the fall. This is one of the best times to watch wildlife with the bugles of the elk heard throughout the valley. It’s also celebrated at the annual Elk Festival in early October with bugling contests, performances, live music, food trucks, and vendors. The Pumpkins and Pilsners Festival follows, featuring pumpkins for picking, games, craft beer, live music, free face painting and free donkey rides for the kids, and more.
7. Mexico City, Mexico
Warm churros and hot chocolate taste better in the chilly weather of Mexico City’s fall. Strolling through the twin parks of this classical spot is somehow even more pleasing with those dead leaves paving the way and crumbling as you step on them, all while listening to some insanely talented street musician in the background.
Until the end of September, Mexico City is still experiencing its rainy season. But if you visit in the fall, you’ll likely be in town for some of the city’s best-known events,
This place picks up some really special magic during the autumn months. There’s just something about those tall trees, completely turned into yellow, orange, red, and brown that captures the imagination. If you only had time to visit one of the places on this list, it would have to be this.
For travel to Mexico in the fall, it’s probably a good idea to pack an umbrella or raincoat, since you may catch the last few rains of the year. If you’re going to be in a high altitude area, you should definitely take a sweater or light jacket because evenings can get quite chilly
Enjoy the fall wherever you are!