From festivals, to beautiful scenery, great weather, markets with freshly harvested goodies, and more, there’s something about autumn that screams road trip. Plus, there are often deals to be had when the summer travel season is over. Get inspired for your fall trip with these destination ideas.
Denver hosts some incredible fall festivals centered around beer. Raise a glass and sample suds at the Denver Beer Fest, Oktoberfest, and the Great American Beer Festival. Afterward, burn a few calories on one of the city’s bike or hiking trails and take in the stunning fall scenery. Get in the Halloween spirit with the world’s largest zombie event at the Denver Zombie Crawl. The city also offers many free museum days to make the most of traveling on a budget.
Fall is one of the best times of year to let the good times roll in New Orleans! With less southern humidity and fewer crowds than in the summer, it’s very enjoyable to explore the unique and charming neighborhoods of the city. Festivals showcasing the true spirit of New Orleans are on tap all season. Get in on the glamor of the Burlesque Festival in September, rock out at the Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival in October, or savor the Oak Street Po-Boy Festival in November.
If you’re missing warmer summer weather, head to Orlando! Admission prices drop once school is back in session, so you can visit more awesome attractions like Disney World, LEGOLAND, and the Kennedy Space Center. September is Magical Dining Month in Orlando, which makes it the best time to explore Orlando’s vibrant culinary scene. Get deals on classic local fare and sample some of the city’s best fine dining with affordable fixed price menus.
You’ll find some of the best fall foliage in New England, and Boston is the perfect home base for exploring the area’s breathtaking countryside. Take a day trip out to see the bounty of the fall harvest at charming farmers’ markets or check out PumpkinFest at the Sandwich Glass Museum. Sports fans can get in on the action with tickets to see the Patriots or Red Sox, or catch a pre-season Bruins game.
You can still get your fill of fall colors in the southwest! For those who don’t love the desert heat, this is the best time to see Santa Fe. The Aspen Vista trail is a short drive from downtown and showcases spectacular scenery. Some of the city’s best festivals happen in the fall. See the sky filled with color at the nearby Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta or get a dose of art and culture at the Santa Fe Film Festival.
Now that you’ve got some inspiration for an awesome autumn adventure, it’s time to plan your trip! Find InTown Suites’ extended stay properties along your route for affordable accommodations this fall.