Saturday, October 1, 2011
The autumn season is a perfect time to travel. The weather is cooler, the air is crisp and the foliage with its golden, red and bronze leaves is stunning. During the season of autumn many cities and state parks host activities; scenic off trail hikes, botanical garden tours, church bizarre, harvest festivals, county fairs, maple leaf parades and ghost walking tours. Many people will partake in the autumn activities by traveling to the destinations. They will make travel plans from September through October, as it is peak season for the autumn foliage; when leaves turn from green to gold, orange and red.
Some people will travel to state parks and will camp along an open stream or hike to a mountain ridge that overlooks a valley and will set up camp. Others will make reservations at cozy inns or a bed and breakfast in Ashville North Carolina or Stowe Vermont.
Autumn is a time of year to when you relieve your fond memories; you may jump into a pile of leaves, sit by and open camp fire, roast marshmallows, tell your children a spooky story, ride bikes in the country side or take a scenic drive in the smoky mountains. If you enjoy a sense of adventure and also love the autumn season then pack your luggage and make plans to travel to one of the best autumn foliage and activity destinations.
Tour national parks, historic cities and quaint cities the choice is yours. Autumn is the best time to travel and here is a list of the best autumn travel destinations. Peak foliage-viewing is from the middle of September through October. Check the weather channel for updates of peak fall foliage.