Fall is a wonderful time to take your family on vacation. The weather is crisp, the sky usually clear and the temperatures just right. The best thing is that not only do you get to enjoy the spectacular fall colors all around you also have the chance to get many discounts when it comes to accommodations because you are traveling offseason. If your family could not make it to the beach this summer then consider making the trip in the fall.
Many different shore resorts start offering great discounts right after Labor Day. Even if you cannot go swimming you can enjoy the beach just relaxing and children can still make sandcastles. You can check online because there are many great choices. One of them is a trip to Cape May, New Jersey where there are many other things to do besides beach activities like a wonderful zoo and Nature center. It will also be less crowded and you and your family can enjoy yourselves without having to worry about your children getting lost in the crowd.
If your family enjoys trips to the mountain then fall is a spectacular time to go. The weather is just right for hiking and biking while you are enjoying the lovely fall foliage. The bugs have all retired and the mountain air is fresh and clean. One of the best fall destinations are the mountains of New England. Everywhere you travel like the White Mountains of New Hampshire the colorful views of fall are spectacular.
If you are a family who loves the thrills and chills of amusement parks then fall is the perfect time to go. The temperatures have dropped and many places are surrounded by the wonderful colors of fall. Choose your vacation in a place that also includes fall family festivals like apple and pumpkin picking time. One great destination is the Six Flags Amusement Park in Agawam, Massachusetts where you can not only thrill to the rides but you can enjoy the fall foliage in the Berkshire Mountains. It is a vacation that both big and small can delight in and something exciting to do for everyone.
Other great fall destinations include the national parks all across the country. Every one of them has something delightful to do and see when the fall colors come. One great place to go is The Smoky Mountain National Park which offers a fall foliage prediction map so you can arrive right at the time when the fall colors are the most spectacular.
If your family prefers to enjoy fall in some of the biggest cities when other tourists have left you will arrive to enjoy the cooler temperatures and discounts at hotels and tourist attractions. New York City can be a fun destination where you can also find free activities. You can choose to avoid the prices of hotels and rent an apartment for a few days or stay at a motel outside of Manhattan where you and your family can do your own cooking or find places that accommodate families at a decent price. Then you can enjoy fall in the big city and the best place to enjoy the fall colors are at Central Park in Manhattan and other parks around the city. If the weather permits you can even picnic as the leaves are falling.