There are a few reasons you’re probably wanting to travel in the Autumn months – you want to see the foliage changing, you have some time off and want a last minute trip, or you want to visit your dream destination but without the fuss of the crowds. September til November is the perfect time to visit certain places because the tourists have left and the prices are low. It’s also the time when the leaves are changing or the temperatures are just right.

Here are 19 perfect getaways for visiting in Autumn 


– For the Foliage –

Appalachian Mountains, US

Kyoto, Japan

Transylvania, Romania

Alberta, Canada

– Shoulder Season –


With heavenly temperatures all year round, the islands are perfect at this time because summer vacationers have left.

Barcelona, Spain

The humidity is low and crowds have substantially diminished

Related : Weekend Wanders Episode V: Barcelona


Finally you can leave your accommodation without feeling like an ant under a microscope

Mallorca, Spain

All the sailing groups and bachelor[ette] parties have ended and prices are slashed.

Related: Retreat Recap: Jumeirah Port Soller, Mallorca


No more waiting in lines for the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower

– Perfect Timing –


Prime time for trekking

Zanzibar, Tanzania


Martinique & Grenada



– For the Festivals –

Munich : Oktoberfest

Of course the rest of Germany is fantastic this time of year for the foliage as well, you can’t overlook that one of the best festivals in the world is during this time.

Related : Vital Tips for the Best Oktoberfest

Mexico : Day of the Dead

Though the parades are very new, only becoming a thing in 2016

Hermanus, South Africa : Whale Watching festival

India : Diwali

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Photo Sources: Alberta | Kyoto | Zanzibar | Nepal | Colombia | Diwali | Mexico | Martinique | Iran | Morocco | Malta | Whale | Hawaii

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