The beauty of autumn is best captured by traveling to perfect vacation destinations. Anywhere someone can enjoy the cooler weather and falling leaves makes for a successful visit. Here are some of the best vacation destinations for autumn.
Head to Milford, Pennsylvania, to the Poconos Mountains for an unforgettable autumn getaway. Located 1 1/2 hours from New York City, by car, the Poconos boasts a breathtaking backdrop featuring the Delaware River. There are also cascading streams that create beautiful waterfalls. Many of the buildings lining the streets of Milford are Victorian-style houses. Tourists to the area often recommend staying at the Hotel Fauchere.
Also in Pennsylvania, Wellsboro is where visitors find the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon. A popular activity in Wellsboro is the Pine Creek Rail Trail. Hiking this trail gives tourists an amazing view of rugged cliffs and flowing waterfalls.
West Glacier, Montana is another beautiful vacation destination for the autumn season. It features the Glacier National Park, which attracts tourists in droves every year. During the autumn season trees of gold and yellow stretch as far as the eye can see. The views of West Glacier can inspire anyone to embrace the season and enjoy it.
Charlestown, Rhode Island is often visited in the autumn. Aside from beaches such as Blue Shutters and the East Beach State Park, the area is known for its Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge. Visitors to the refuge can tour the woods, swamps, grasslands, and wetlands. In Newport, east of Charlestown, sightseeing cruises of the harbor are loved by tourists. They include up-close views of Gilded Age Mansions and Fort Adams, both considered to be local landmarks.
In Lenox, Massachusetts, the Berkshires is said to be a beautiful sight in the autumn. It includes Kennedy Park, which boasts a hardwood forest. At the end of September, tourists often visit to participate in the Lennox Apple Squeeze. This is an event that has become a tradition to locals ushering in the autumn season.
Brevard, North Carolina also provides some autumn fun. Found in Transylvania County, Brevard boasts three national forests: Dupont, Nantahala, and Pisgah. Another popular attraction is Looking Glass Falls, where water continually cascades into the plunge pools, making it the perfect vacation destination.
So, don’t just save all your vacation days for spring and summer. Take some time away from your busy schedule (before the hectic holidays!) to enjoy the beauty Mother Nature bestows during the fall season.