5 Best Fall Travel Destinations in 2022

Fall is not always considered a premier time for traveling; however, it is the hidden gem of travel seasons. Fall is an ideal time to plan a vacation. With less congestion and cooler temperatures, traveling in the fall is often more pleasant than traveling over the summer. In many areas, the leaves change color in the fall and make for incredible views. Here is our pick of the top 5 places you need to check out if you are looking to get away in the fall.

1. New England

New England is considered the quintessential fall vacation. While it seems a bit cliché to spend your autumn vacation in New England, there is a multitude of reasons people flock to the location this time of year. New England is home to many old-fashioned small towns, mountain ranges, farmland, and state parks. In mid-October the foliage peeks, creating a dramatic backdrop of vibrant reds, oranges, and yellows.

Whether you want to take a scenic drive around the mountains, go camping, fish in the ocean, or walk a historic downtown, New England has you covered.

2. Montreal

Autumn in Montreal is a bustling time complete with many festivals. While temperatures in Montreal will drop steadily throughout the fall, starting off balmy and ending in a bone-chilling freeze, the city has plenty of indoor offerings. With a wide selection of local museums, pastry shops, and restaurants you’re sure to be entertained even on the chillier days.

Montreal is also a great opportunity for vacationers looking to get back to nature. Just a short drive away from Laurentian Mountains, there are plenty of opportunities to check out the brilliant Canadian foliage before it disappears.

3. Mexico City

The cold is not for everyone, if you’re looking for a more temperate fall getaway, Mexico City is the perfect place to check out. If you plan your trip for early November, you can see the unforgettable Day of the Dead celebrations.

However, Mexico City has a multitude of offerings that can be enjoyed anytime. With an array of historical sites and museums, there are plenty of things to do in Mexico City. The city is also home to two of the 10 top restaurants in the world.

4. Lancaster, Pennsylvania

If you’re looking for an agricultural getaway, Lancaster is the perfect destination. Fall is the ideal time to visit to enjoy the harvest. Filled with world-class apple picking, and corn mazes, this is the ideal family-friendly location to travel in the fall. With numerous farmer’s markets, it’s a great place to pick up some fresh produce.

 

5. Asheville, North Carolina

While most people travel to New England for a peek at the fall foliage, Asheville, North Carolina also boasts vibrant fall colors. Summer temperatures sick around longer in Asheville and you can expect beautiful 70-degree days throughout most of the fall.

Perfect for those looking to experience the great outdoors, Asheville is a premier destination for hiking, zip-lining, and whitewater rafting. Check out the natural beauty North Carolina has to offer in its numerous state parks.

Do you have a fall vacation planned? Let us know where you’re going in the comments below.

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