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For many families, summer might not be the best time to take a long vacation. Many people either need to wait until the season is over, or they prefer to go on vacation in the fall when it’s a little cooler outside. This also means crowds die down quite a bit after the peak season of summer passes, and prices can drop exponentially as well. So for those who love a long fall holiday, check out these 4 vacation spots that are perfect for the season!
Lake Havasu City, Arizona
This is a fantastic fall vacation destination for so many reasons, and the weather is definitely toward the top of the list. Arizona can be so hot during the summer that certain areas can be a little too much. By the time fall rolls around, temperatures are still warm enough to enjoy sunbathing and water sports, but they’re also much more bearable for those who aren’t used to the heat! In Lake Havasu City, you can spend tons of time on the water, hiking, or going to the Lake Havasu Museum of History.
Disney World, Florida
An all-time favorite for so many and the ultimate kid-approved getaway, it’s hard to go wrong with a trip to Disney World! When summer begins to fade, peak prices start to drop a bit as well which can make a somewhat pricey vacation much more doable for many. There’s so much to do there that it’s almost indescribable. From multiple parks and water parks to playgrounds and food from all over the world, there’s something at Disney World that everyone will love!
Not only does Breckenridge look stunning with its fall foliage, but it’s also incredibly kid-friendly. Grab the family and float away in a hot air balloon ride over the historic mining town. There are a ton of tours down the rapids thaare fun for the entire family. You can also check out walking tours in the area, such as history tours through a gold mine or ghost tours in the cemetery.
Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Located along the Blue Ridge Parkway, Blowing Rock is the ultimate outdoor vacation spot. The perfect fall weather wonderland, Blowing Rock has endless trails to hike or climb. You can climb to the top of Blowing Rock for a breathtaking view, or you can go horseback riding through the Moses H. Cone Memorial Park. Full of stunning nature that takes on a whole new meaning when the leaves begin to change color, Blowing Rock is a great place for the whole family to enjoy the outdoors to its fullest.
New York, New York
It goes without saying, but New York is one of the best vacation destinations in the United States. From museums, parks, and the world famous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Just a short drive from New Jersey and other surrounding cities, this event fills the New York City to admire gigantic floats and balloon, celebrities, and even Santa Clau for the kids. This is also a great opportunity to see a broadway show, spend time in the city, and even tour the shops. Nevertheless, there is something for the entire family in New York. Be advised that many visitors will be celebrating the holiday seasons so be careful when traveling to avoid drunk drivers.
A Note on Travel Safety
Spending so much time on the road means it’s even more important to remain aware of your surroundings. During the holiday season, impaired driving is more prevalent that usual, so it’s crucial to remain alert on your travels.