If you love all things fall, you may like to vacation during your favorite month. Whether you love the breathtaking views of the leaves changing colors, the crisp air, the comforting foods associated with fall, or things like fall festivals and Oktoberfests, there will be plenty to do on a trip during this beautiful season.
There are also a variety of cities across the country that all have unique things to offer to visitors during the autumn. If you are planning a trip, there are the cities you must visit during the fall months:
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Get yourself to Denver in October! The leaves are brilliant in Denver during the tenth month of the year, and you can get some outstanding views of the foliage from the Cherry Creek Regional Trail and the High Line Canal.
Another bonus of visiting in October is the multiple beer fests occurring, including Denver Oktoberfest and the Great American Beer Festival. Fans of brews will also enjoy Denver in the fall.
Burlington is a quintessential New England city, perfect for fall foliage. If you want to see all of the gorgeous hues of autumn in Burlington, be sure to head there in late October or early November.
While you are there, there is also plenty to do in the fall. You can watch the sunset of Lake Champlain, check out all of the local shops at Church Street Marketplace, or visit the Shelburne Museum, just south of the city.
With all of these exciting attractions, plus the beautiful fall colors, Burlington is a top city to consider for a visit in the fall. You may even want to extend your stay to a permanent one once you see some Burlington houses for sale.
If you want to go even further north than Vermont, check out Portland, Maine during the fall. You can check out the autumn leaves from the top of Bradbury Mountain if you enjoy hiking.
If you are more of a foodie than a hiker, Portland also hosts “Harvest on the Harbor” every October, where you can taste dishes as chefs compete for “Maine Lobster Chef of the Year” and more.
Santa Barbara, California
If you are looking for more of a getaway before winter than necessarily a fall foliage trip, consider Santa Barbara, California. September is part of the off season, and hotels have the lowest prices they will all year.
You can enjoy a California getaway for a fraction of the price, and the fall weather in Santa Barbara is sometimes preferable to the spring or summer weather. You can enjoy the nice weather with some outdoor activities, or head to nearby Santa Ynez Valley to visit some wineries and do wine-tastings.
If you want to enjoy fall foliage and fall festivals, be sure to check out Denver, Burlington, and Portland, Maine. If you want a relaxing fall getaway with beautiful weather, check out Santa Barbara. Any option is a good option for a fall trip.