As the summer winds down and the cooler weather takes hold, you might be feeling a little restless and would like a change of scenery. Fall is one of the best times of the year to take a vacation. The temperatures have cooled down and the tourist crowds, for the most part, have gone home.
Where are some of the best places for couples to visit in the fall? It all depends on what type of vacation you are looking for. Check out these ideas on where to stay in the United States during the autumn season.
New Orleans, Louisiana
If you love a little history mixed into your fun and exciting vacation, then New Orleans should be one of the vacation spots on your list. The temperatures cool-off but are still warm, similar to summer in other areas of the country.
Fall in New Orleans comes with a lot of attractions and festivals. There is the Voodoo Music and Art Experience in which you can listen to some big-name musicians and enjoy the city's unique art culture. You could also check out the Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival — a pure blues musical treat.
Fall is one of the best times to head to New Orleans also due to its rich history. You can have your tarot cards read, visit one of the numerous Wiccan or witchcraft shops or join in the Halloween festivities.
There is almost no other city in the United States that is better to visit during the Fall season than Salem. The city is bursting with the Halloween spirit with decorations adorning the buildings, costume parties almost every night and haunted walking tours to the famous locations made infamous by the Salem witch trials.
You can take a peek at the annual Haunted Happenings Grande Parade and then enjoy the Salem Horror Fest which features classic horror films.
Baltimore begins to cool down in the fall, but there is no shortage of things to do and see here in this city. You can enjoy Free Fall, which features hundreds of free performances, workshops, exhibits, and events for you to enjoy.
If you missed Fleet Week in New York, you can visit Maryland's Fleet Week which gives you the chance to see and tour naval ships from the United States, Canada and Great Britain. As part of Fleet Week, historic planes and an air show by the Air Force Thunderbirds are always a treat to see.
If you are a beer lover, Baltimore's Annual Beer Week might appeal to you. There are also many historical places to visit such as Edgar Allan Poe's final resting place and the Poe House and Museum to name a few.