TOP 5: Autumn Destinations
The month of October marks the beginning of Autumn, Halloween, as well as the beautiful sights of fall foliage. The sultry days of summer come to an end, and the extravagance of transforming colors spread its magic before the winter winds take over. Here are our TOP 5: Beautiful Autumn Destinations, to best experience the magnificent season of autumn.
1. Ontario, Canada
Ontario is home to some of the most gorgeous parks and forests, which offer great hiking trails and breathtaking sights. For instance, you can go for a scenic drive in the regions of Muskoka or the Kawartha lakes and spend a relaxing day amidst the fall foliage. You can also explore the trails of the Algonquin Park or Lake Superior Provincial Park, surrounded by the colors of red, orange, and yellow, ensuring a wonderful autumn experience.
2. London, United Kingdom
The fall season makes way for picturesque park walks in the breezy weather of the capital city. Embrace the autumn morning mists at Richmond park, or take a long stroll/ ride a cycle along the Regents Canal. Pavilion cafe near Victoria Park is one of the best places to go for breakfast. You can also visit the botanical Kew Garden or Greenwich park in the evenings with leaves crunching under your feet, followed by a delicious roast dinner and whisky at the countless cozy pubs of the city. Our suggestion is Founder Arms at Hopton street, which offers outdoor heaters for a cozy dining experience while enjoying the view of the Thames river and St. Pauls Cathedral.
3. West Virginia, United States
If you are looking for an amazing fall getaway, West Virginia is the place to be. Explore the hills, state parks, and forests, to best appreciate the vibrant hues of this color-changing, spectacular season. You can visit the Blackwater Falls State Park to catch a stunning glimpse of the Allegheny Mountains. You can also take a train ride at the Cass Scenic Railroad Historical State Park, to experience the fall foliage from 4700 feet above sea level! Some of the other beautiful state parks also include Babcock State Park and Hawks Nest State Park.
4. Lugano, Switzerland
It is no secret that Switzerland is a nature’s paradise, with some of the most captivating landscapes and natural wonders to offer. The autumns in Switzerland are just as beautiful as its winters. The mountains are covered in hues of orange and yellow with the fragrance of chestnut in the air. The city of Lugano in the Ticino region is home to beautiful autumn trails to enjoy in the mild temperature. Do not miss attending the Lugano Autumn Festival, a three-day event in early October that features the street filled with stalls of flavorsome Ticinese cuisine, handicrafts, live music, and much more.
5. Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Amsterdam is one of the most romantic autumn destinations in Europe. With the fall season spreading its glory, this city experiences the transformation of foliage with trees along the canals and the parks in warm autumn colors. You can enjoy leisurely strolls there or indulge in traditional Dutch cuisine with a warm slice of apple pie for dessert, at the many brown cafes in the city. Furthermore, landscape parks like Vondelpark and Amsterdamse Bos are a must-visit for a wonderful autumn getaway.
Which one among these Autumn Destinations is your favourite? Happy Tripping! 💙
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