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3 Ways to Get Outside tor Fall

Alison Chino | Posted 11.03.2013 | Travel
Alison Chino

The autumn leaves are amazing right now. Spend a little extra time outside before the trees are bare and the winter winds shut us inside for the season. Here are three easy and fun ways to get outside and see those leaves before they are gone.

The Real Hotel From The Shining Is Digging Up Its Pet Cemetery

Roadtrippers | Posted 12.30.2013 | Travel
Roadtrippers

No, this isn't a Halloween joke. The Stanley Hotel, that terrifying hotel that served as inspiration for Stephen King's The Shining, is digging up its historic pet cemetery to make room for a new wedding and corporate retreat pavilion.

Top 5 Haunted Hayrides

HomeAway | Posted 12.29.2013 | Travel
HomeAway

There's nothing like a good old-fashioned hayride to get you into the Halloween spirit. Here are some of the best across the country.

Haunted Hotels: Get Spooked for Halloween

Oyster | Posted 10.25.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Forget the haunted house. Those looking for a ghostly encounter this Halloween can get up close and personal with departed spirits in the luxury of a hotel room. Because who says you shouldn't have room service while you're feeling spooked?

America's Best Towns for Halloween

Travel + Leisure | Posted 10.25.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

For some of these towns, the holiday is an excuse to party, with pub crawls, pumpkin beer on tap and late-night shows. Others take a more low-key, kid-friendly approach, hosting costume competitions for pets or autumn festivals with corn mazes and apple-wine tastings.

Falling for Maine

Greig Lamont | Posted 10.23.2013 | Travel
Greig Lamont

When it comes to tourist-grabbing slogans, U.S. states are no different to their macroterritorial relatives. These regional units offer a veritable smorgasbord of catchphrases ranging through the good, the bad and the ugly, all the way to the downright crap.

These States Are Prime For Fall Foliage

AP | By SUSANNE M. SCHAFER | Posted 12.21.2013 | Travel

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Fall foliage experts in North and South Carolina say the weather during the past several months has paved the way for great le...

Autumn Is Beauty-fall!

Posted 10.20.2013 | Travel

Oh, the chomping of the leaves, the perfect sweater weather, pumpkin-flavored everything, and the calm just before the crazy holiday season. It’s de...

Go Now: 5 Spectacular Fall Drives

MiniTime | Posted 10.18.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

America has so many breathtakingly scenic highways, it's no wonder that the family road trip is a national obsession. But summer isn't the only season to pack up the family and hit the pavement. In the northeast, fall foliage season is just hitting its peak.

Best Places to See Fall Colors

Budget Travel | Posted 10.16.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

It's the most colorful time of the year! Here in the northeast, we're surrounded by beautiful shades of orange, red, and yellow as leaf-peeping season kicks into full swing -- but you don't have to be in just one region to appreciate all the fall foliage.

America's Most Haunted Places

Travel + Leisure | Posted 10.16.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Ghost hunting has become big business, with paranormal experts offering as evidence dark shadows and orbs of light caught on film, recordings of strange noises and unexplained temperature drops. Get ready to conjure some spirits at these haunted places.

Leaf Peeping in the Northeast

Travelzoo | Posted 12.11.2013 | Travel
Travelzoo

Pronounced "Kank-ah-MAW-gus," this stretch of N.H. Route 112 is dotted with some of the most breathtaking scenery in the Northeast, including towering mountains, cascading waterfalls and wooded hikes.

Fall Road Trips [INFOGRAPHIC]

HomeAway | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
HomeAway

Even in the digital age, road trips remain a classic American pastime. Why are they so popular? Hitting the open road takes us out of our comfort zone, literally and figuratively. Here's a guide to the best routes in the Southeast U.S., as well as some great tips for your next road trip.

Best Day Trips From NYC

Leora Novick | Posted 12.09.2013 | Travel
Leora Novick

New York may be a teeming metropolis of opportunities, but there are plenty of fun alternatives just a short bus ride away. Try one of these day trips to breathe in some fresh, country air and take a break from the bustle of the city.

6 Haunted Hotels That Will Keep You Up All Night

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Hotels love repeat guests. But what about those guests who depart but never leave? Visitors from the past -- some call them ghosts -- not bound by the constraints of time, find their accommodations so supernaturally superior, they never check out!

It's Fall And Michigan's Down To Party

AP | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel

LANSING, Mich. -- LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's state parks are offering a variety of fall festivals this month with activities such as hayrides,...

Where to Stay for Your College Homecoming

Oyster | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel
Oyster

For many people across the country, fall means two things: Back to school, and football season. And for many college alumni, it can mean both of those things at once -- fall is the time to visit the ol' alma mater for Homecoming

Top 10 Most Colorful Natural Wonders

Cheapflights | Posted 10.07.2013 | Travel
Cheapflights

Fall foliage is unique to certain parts of the world, but, if color in nature is what you seek, explore our top 10 colorful natural wonders. From rainbow mountain ranges to pink lakes, this list will satisfy your color craving even if leaf peeping isn't on your radar.

America's Wackiest Fall Festivals

MiniTime | Posted 10.07.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

Crisp weather and harvest season make for plenty of idyllic fall festivals -- but autumnal celebrations need not focus on pumpkins, cider and hayrides alone. Here's where to go for some unconventional fun this fall.

5 Hotel Steals: Columbus Day Weekend & Beyond

MiniTime | Posted 12.06.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

(photo: Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort) The leaves aren't the only thing falling these days. Prices at some of the country's best kid-friendly h...

5 Exceptional October Getaways

MiniTime | Posted 12.05.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

(photo: Williamsburg Destination Marketing Committee) With the arrival of autumn, many destinations enter the sweet shoulder season of lower prices a...

Why October Is the Best Time to Visit Disney World

HomeAway | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
HomeAway

Once school starts up, the crush of family vacationers thins out and makes October one of the prime months to enjoy the Disney World Parks. Shorter lines and a little elbow room means you can spend more time hanging with Mickey.

How U.S. Theme Parks Are Gearing Up For Halloween

Budget Travel | Posted 10.03.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

It's never too early to start planning for Halloween, and some theme parks start the festivities in late September. We've got the inside scoop on Halloween events happening this year at Universal Studios, Busch Gardens, SeaWorld, and Six Flags theme parks.

Yes, Vermont Has A Leaf Forecaster

Posted 10.01.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's John Platt: His name is Mike Snyder and he has a very important job. Every year, he helps to predict when the trees in...

Hardcore Leaf Peeping

Jetsetter.com | Posted 11.30.2013 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

Cozying up to a mug of cider, wooly sweaters over flannels, logs crackling in the fireplace. There's nothing better. But when it comes to fall trips, we want to get out of our comfort zone. We want to take on the great outdoors. Here are the best autumn trips for adrenaline junkies.