Latest Articles on Fall

The Best Time to Visit Patagonia

Travelers who venture to Patagonia have to be more mindful of seasonal changes than most visitors to South America. The region encompasses about one-quarter Chile and three-quarters Argentina, and is home to everything from barren plains to coastal regions to some of the world’s tallest mountains. In the winter (June and July), the average temperature…

8 U.S. Trips to Take Instead of Going Home for Thanksgiving

There are many reasons why people don’t go home for Thanksgiving — maybe their family doesn’t celebrate the holiday, it’s too expensive to go home, or it’s a free long weekend and traveling elsewhere just sounds more fun. Whatever your reasoning for passing on heading home, we want to provide you with some amazing Thanksgiving…

The 6 Best Seaside Towns to Visit During Fall

Fall might not seem like prime beach-going time, but there’s more to the sea than just sunbathing. Seaside towns around the world are at their best during the season, when summer’s crowds have subsided, the weather is usually mild, and activities (marathons! whales! surfing!) are abundant. Check out our list below and plan your fall…

The Best Fall Weekend Getaways in the U.S.

If you thought summer was fun, there’s a ton of stuff on the books for fall. Noncommittal temperatures may be throwing a wrench in your ability to plan for this year’s fall foliage, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still plan a fantastic weekend getaway this autumn. While we love leaf-peeping as much as everyone…

8 Unexpected Places Around the World With Stunning Fall Foliage

From apple picking and cider tasting to squash roasting and scarf knitting, there are many ways to embrace the autumn season. But none are more prevalent than leap peeping the stunning mix of green, bright red, orange, and golden yellow trees that comes with the transition between summer and winter. While New England destinations like…

The Best Time to Visit Japan: A Month-by-Month Guide

Kyoto, Japan/Oyster For many, the cost of flights, food, and lodging coupled with the lengthy travel time make Japan a once-in-a-lifetime trip. Thus, picking the perfect time to visit is absolutely key. While cherry blossom season is a rightfully popular and unique time to visit, there are several factors to consider that can either make…

The Ultimate Guide to Munich’s Oktoberfest

erdquadrat/Flickr Oktoberfest 2017 is soon approaching, with the festivities kicking off on September 16th and running through October 3rd in the Bavarian capital of Munich. (Yes, Oktoberfest is mainly in September.) Millions will descend upon the city for what has become one of Europe’s most popular festivals, inspiring international celebrations paying tribute to the tradition.…

The 8 Best Destinations in the U.S. for Viewing Fall Colors

Somehow, we’ve managed to get through not one, but two seasons this year and we are on well our way to the third — fall. With fall comes a lot of changes: The air gets crisp and chilly, the sun sets earlier, and, perhaps best of all, the trees change colors. There are so many…

Best U.S. National Parks to Visit in the Fall

National parks in the United States largely see the most amount of travelers during the summer months — when temperatures are warm enough for camping, kids are on vacation, and roads are free of snow. But, when the air is cooler, leaves are changing, and school is back in session, several parks are arguably at…

The Best Time of Year to Visit Ireland

Kylemore Abbey/Oyster Deciding on the best time to visit Ireland isn’t quite as simple as figuring out when to travel to some other destinations. Year-round, the Emerald Isle’s temperature is a bit chilly, with summer averaging in the mid-60s and winter hovering in the mid-40s. Either way, you’ll probably need a jacket. Even more notable…