Though the Delta Variant has caused some of us to rethink our travel plans, that doesn’t mean leaf-peeping is off the table. In fact, getting out to explore foliage along country roads and in some of the quieter corners of this country has become more appealing than ever. From pristine and remote mountain vistas in California to the spectacular forests of the Northeast, here are several places where you can enjoy fall foliage without the crowds.
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It’s finally autumn and the colors of the season are bursting out in vibrant shades of red, gold, and orange throughout North America. Perhaps the best way to see Mother Nature’s best show isn’t just in one destination–but on a multi-city road trip, exploring a collection of different destinations all at once. Here are 15 fabulous fall foliage routes across the U.S. and Canada to take in the transforming tones first hand–from California to eastern Canada.
Though the safety of travelers and locals must be considered first and foremost, our writers were eager to highlight resurgent metros, bucket-list status tropical destinations, mid-sized cities, and under-visited national parks.
We had to weed out some entries due to Delta, but there’s more than enough to keep you busy until restrictions are lifted, vaccine rates rise, and we’re fully in the clear.
Greenville is an impressive grazing ground for foodies. Naturally, foodies deserve a comparable selection of unique and exciting beverages with which to wash down those eclectic edibles. Fortunately, Greenville’s adult beverage scene easily holds its own.
Summer may have come to an end, but that doesn’t mean you should be spending any less time outside in nature. In fact, according to research, being outdoors can have mind- and body-boosting benefits, such as an elevated mood, increased vitamin D levels, a stronger memory, alleviated stress and loneliness, and boosted energy. So, with that in mind, why not consider planning an autumnal getaway to one of the best destinations for fall foliage?
Greenville’s food scene has blossomed over the past several years, between homegrown talent returning to set up shop and nationally acclaimed chefs relocating to the Upstate. Food festivals like euphoria (September 16 through 19) and Fall for Greenville (October 8 through 10) showcase both the city’s top restaurants and the booming community support that sustains them
As with any town, Greenville residents lost their share of favorite spots in 2020, but as the community rallied behind the F&B industry, they were met with a slew of new openings that have continued well into this year.
Signaling shoulder season in many places, October is also a good time to plan a trip — whether something short and sweet to see the last of the changing autumn leaves or a sunny getaway to stock up on vitamins sea and D before winter comes rumbling in.
Scroll down for ideas for where to make the most of the world’s wonders in October.