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Started Aug-29 by Feisty Old Broad Shorty (TOILETHEA1); 120 views.

10 Best Fall Vacations for Foliage Views, Fewer Crowds, and Stunning Scenery

Crisp, cool weather and brightly colored foliage make fall the perfect time to travel. Whether you head to the mountains to spot the changing leaves or flock to sunny shores to soak up a few more days on the beach before winter sets in, we've rounded up the best fall vacations for every type of traveler. Cooler temperatures and fewer tourists make destinations like New York City and Maui ideal for fall getaways, and outdoor adventures await near Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and Flagstaff, Arizona, where you'll be just a short drive from some of the country's best national parks.

 

Here are the 10 best fall vacations for your next autumn getaway.

1. Asheville, North Carolina

 

Nestled in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville has everything you could want in a fall getaway. The quaint downtown area is filled with unique shops, galleries, breweries, and restaurants, and you're almost guaranteed to see some local street performers as you wander around. Go for a hike in nearby Pisgah National Forest to spot beautiful waterfalls among the changing leaves, or take a scenic drive through part of the park to take in the beauty without working up a sweat. The Biltmore Estate is another popular Asheville attraction worth visiting; this Gilded Age mansion is the largest privately owned house in the United States, complete with gardens and a winery. For private and cozy accommodations, opt to stay in a nearby tree house or cabin found on Airbnb.

 

2. Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Located near some of the country's best national parks and most popular sk
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