Best places to see the last fall foliage
POSTED BY Mavy | November 16, 2015
Label: Travel Tips
It's that time of the year when you're surrounded by the brilliant hues of red, orange and yellow. There's something about autumn that stirs wanderlust like no other season. There are also quite a lot of advantages when it comes to travelling in the fall. For one, there are fewer people in comparison to the summertime. You also get to enjoy mild weather conditions and you can even save money by planning intelligently and looking for cheap flights.
Here's a lowdown on some of the best places to see the leaves change without breaking the bank.
Yankee Fall Adventures
Whether you're looking to visit the city or heading upstate to enjoy the fall colours, New York provides you with some excellent options and flights to New York are surprisingly affordable during the fall. Keep an eye out for special offers to get the best deals and free up spare money for the trip.
If you're on the lookout for some serious leaf-peeping fun in the great outdoors, consider hiring a kayak on Lake Otsego or hiking through the autumnal colour palette of Glimmerglass State Park. For family fun, Barton Orchards is a great option. With its train rides, haunted house, hayrides and corn maze, it’s bound to be a hit with the kids. You can even pick your own apples, corn, pumpkins, and other seasonal produce, fresh from the farm. Looking for some Maple syrup? The Farm Bakery and Market will hook you up with some of the highest-quality syrup in the country.
If you opt for the city fall experience in the Big Apple, take a stroll around Central Park or head to Pelham Bay in the Bronx to witness the brilliant hues of autumn as you pick a spot to picnic. Whatever you decide to go for, fall in New York will make a long lasting impression and fun-filled memories.
The Canadian Fall Trip
Offering some of the most picturesque autumn haunts in the world, Quebec is especially breathtaking during fall in Canada. The easily accessible ski town of Mont Tremblant is just 90 minutes away from Montréal-Trudeau International Airport. Once there, the adventurous outdoorsy types can hit the hiking trail to the mountain summit or opt for a refreshing cycle through the stunning countryside.
If you are looking for something more relaxing, a short hour-long cruise on the Lake Tremblant is very affordable and promises great fun for the whole family. The hotels and resorts in the area provide incredibly good offers at this time of the year and you can get flights to Canada on the cheap if you book online well in advance.
Celebrating Autumn - Kiwi Style
In a way, New Zealand is at its best during autumn. Fall in New Zealand is a unique experience not just because of its quiet tranquility, but because the scenery is unparalleled at this time of year. The summer rush is generally over by the beginning of March but the weather is just perfect for exploring. The peak time of the autumn colour change is generally observed between the second and third weeks of April. The autumn has a much more dramatic effect on the South Island in comparison to the North Island and Hagley Park in Christchurch is one makes for a beautiful stroll. If you love to lose yourself in autumn foliage, visit Auckland in the fall to enjoy walking along rugged coastlines or just breathe in the fresh air of the countryside. To get the best deals on flights to Auckland look out for off-season flights and packages online.