Fall is one of the premier times for tourists to check out the beautiful colors and scenery as the leaves turn orange. There is no shortage of destinations for a quick weekend trip full of leaf-peeping and fun—and if you’re ready to fly private to these fall foliage destinations now, click below to search flights and get a charter quote with Magellan.
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
Although Salt Lake City always offers amazing scenery, the Fall months bring some of the most colorful views around the country. For the adventurous lovers of Autumn, there are hundreds of hiking trails that show the bright colors and spectacular mountains. However, it does get cold pretty early, so pack some ski gear.
While often looked at as a skier’s paradise, Colorado is also a beautiful fall destination, especially for outdoor lovers. With havens like Aspen offering both a bevy of natural attractions as well as plenty of high-end hideaways for wining, dining and relaxing under the stars, the Centennial State is ripe for exploration.
It’s no surprise the first city that comes to mind when you think Halloween lands on our list for top places to visit. Mid-October to mid-November is the height of the fall beauty in Salem and the haunted happenings tours are running every weekend. Any ghost story fans will be right at home inside the mansion of the judge who presided over the Salem Witch Trials in 1692, where staff relive the tales.
Many people do not think of Alaska as a place to visit after the warm summer months pass, but Anchorage is one of the lone cities that doesn’t close up shop. With leaves falling to the ground, moose sightings are a common occurrence along with the best views of Denali.
This city in the Green Mountain State is among the best for leaf peeping. Enjoy a stroll on a crisp autumn morning through Church Street Marketplace, pictured above. Tour the many Burlington area breweries, enjoy New England fall staples like cider donuts, and view the excellent foliage from the 40-foot stone tower in Ethan Allen Park.
north conway, new hampshire
New Hampshire’s White Mountains have long been a magnet for leaf peepers throughout New England and beyond. Take the scenic foliage pilgrimage up the Kancamangus Highway to Conway, and get out on foot to enjoy the hiking trails and natural splendor. What better way to take in autumn’s bounty than from a train car of the Conway Scenic Railroad?
One of America’s premiere destinations year-round keeps the party going all fall and the scenery isn’t too bad either. The temperature hovers right around 60 °F as the leaves turn to a crisp burnt orange throughout the month of October. Music and food festivals run the entire fall season capped off by the one of the biggest yearly celebrations in Nashville, the Independent Music Festival.
experience fall foliage by private jet
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