Fall is one of the best times to travel as the temperatures are pleasant in many parts of the world and the prices much more affordable, especially in Europe that can be extremely pricey in summer. Whether you’re looking for a city break, an outdoor adventure, or a foodie trip, here’s our round-up of best destinations to visit this fall:
- Paris, France
Fall is the best time to visit Paris. The temperatures are pleasant for travelling around, most of the tourists are gone, the leaves are changing colour, and there is just something in the air giving Paris that melancholic feel.
- Lake District, UK
Almost 5 hours by car or about 3 hours and a half by train from London, you will find one of UK’s most beautiful natural areas, the Lake District. Enjoy peaceful walks, cosy lunches in traditional pubs, and relaxing days at some of the best spa’s in UK.
- Vermont, USA
Vermont is one of the best places to enjoy fall colours. There is an abundance of outdoor activities making it perfect for family trips and with Halloween and Thanksgiving just around the corner it’s the perfect time to visit the area.
- Marrakech, Morocco
Weather starts cooling down from the scorching heat of August while still getting some warmth and sun making Marrakech very pleasant to visit. Enjoy shopping, luxurious spa days, or take a trip to the desert.
- Hanoi, Vietnam
Autumn and Spring are two best seasons to visit Vietnam. Hotels, transport, and restaurants are very affordable, and there is a plethora of things to do. Depending where you’re flying from it can be a struggle finding direct flights so you might want to make it into a longer trip and visit a few different places in Vietnam while you’re there.
- Kyoto, Japan
A short bullet train trip from Tokyo, catch the beautiful colours of fall in Kyoto and escape the crowds usually found during spring and summer. There is no shortage of attractions and things to do in Kyoto with plenty of temples, shrines, gardens, markets and Michelin starred restaurants.
- Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Although a stunning destination all-year round, April through November is one of the best times to visit the Great Barrier Reef before the heat and humidity of December kicks in.
- Vancouver, Canada
Often ranked as one of the best cities to live in the world, September through November, when the tourist crowds are gone, is the perfect time to visit this wonderful city and find out why so many people fall in love with it.
- Taipei, Taiwan
Taipei has made a reputation in recent years as a foodie destination. The city is clean, safe, modern with great transport links making it easy to get around from one foodie place to another. Night markets are one of the best in Taipei, and a must visit if you’re there.
- Swiss Alps, Switzerland
Great for family trips and not only, the Swiss Alps are great for outdoor walks while admiring the leaves changing colour.
- Himalaya, Nepal
For outdoor adventure, best time to trek the Himalayans is during fall however this is also when the bulk of tourists visit the region so expect to be sharing that amazing scenery with quite a few others.
- Douro Valley, Portugal
Fall is probably the best time to visit Douro Valley as the weather starts cooling down making it perfect for wine tasting and vineyards tours, cycling, restaurants hopping and spa days.
- Piedmont, Italy
Piedmont is Italy’s truffle region, famous for the very expensive white truffle. October through December is harvest season for these wonderful delicacies and also when the area is the busiest with tourists however the food in the region is so good, with an abundance of Michelin starred restaurants, that you wouldn’t want to miss it.