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Fall Break Travel Ideas

Fall Break Travel Ideas

The leaves are starting to turn and the weather in many parts of the country has turned a little cooler. Fall is just around the corner and, even though kids may have gone back to school, some districts have a short, fall break that you can take advantage of for a fun family vacation. Fall vacations are perfect because the weather is usually cooperative and the beauty of the turning leaves when you travel can be breathtaking. Fall travel does not have to cost an arm and a leg, either, as these fun ideas demonstrate.

Dude Ranch Vacations

If you have always wanted to get out into the open and live life like a Western cowboy, dude ranch vacations are the perfect choice for fall travel. Many ranch family vacations offer luxurious accommodations and amenities that the riders in the Old West could only dream of having. Many have fun activities like hayrides, cowboy breakfast cook-outs delicious barbecue and community dinners. You can even enjoy ranch family vacations poolside with delicious cold drinks. On the other hand, you can also get the true feel of ranch family vacations at resorts where guests do most of the work and a lack of electronics in guest rooms so you have to get out into the great outdoors.

Beach Vacations

If you are not quite ready to let go of summer and are still looking to put your feet in the sand by a body of water, consider beach vacations as an option. Travel to an East Coast beach town, like Ocean City, Maryland, or Newport, Rhode Island. Myrtle Beach vacations are the perfect option to get away and enjoy the sand, sun and surf. Many Myrtle Beach resorts offer discounts after Labor Day to encourage people to visit. After sitting on the beach during your Myrtle Beach vacations, take a walk along the boardwalk and enjoy some of the best seafood in the world. You may also be able to find vacation packages that include airfare, hotel and rental car to save even more. Cape May, New Jersey, is another great place to go for a few days in the fall. Monarch butterflies converge on the beach town during their migration. You can visit Blue Pit Tavern, a favorite of President Ulysses S. Grant during your beach vacations to Cape May.

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Orlando Vacation Packages

Even though Orlando is the home of Mickey and Minnie Mouse, there are many things that you can do at Florida Orlando resorts outside of Disney. Visit Kennedy Space Center as part of your cheap Orlando vacations or learn more about alligators at Gatorland. You can take a Boggy Creek airboat tour of take in the Outta Control Magic Comedy Dinner Show. You may be able to find Orlando resort discounts that will give you reduced admission for some of the fun things you can do outside of the theme parks. Many Orlando vacation packages provide you with your accommodations, flight and rental car during your stay as well.

Celebrate Oktoberfest

All around the country, you can find vacation discounts to areas that hold Oktoberfest celebrations. An annual celebration in Germany, Oktoberfest has become popular throughout the United States as well. Leavenworth, Washington, holds one each year for three weekends in October. The traditional Bavarian village provides beer and traditional cuisine as part of the celebration. Many of the hotels in the town offer resort discounts during the month of October to save you additional money.

Take a Wine Tasting Tour

If your children are grown and you are looking for a romantic getaway, consider taking a wine tasting tour. There are many areas of the country that have become known for their wine making skills. The Shenandoah Mountains of Virginia have quite a few wineries, cideries and breweries to visit. Katy Trail, Missouri, has many bed and breakfasts along a biking trail dotted with wineries built by German immigrants. You may even find wine tasting options at Myrtle Beach resorts and Florida Orlando resorts as the practice has grown popular over the past few years.

Step Back in Time

Pennsylvania Dutch Country near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, allows you to step back in time during fall vacations. It is perfect during the harvest season with apple orchards, corn mazes and farmers markets filled with homemade goodies. It is also near the Antiques Capital, USA, with over 3,000 antique dealers. Hershey is not far away and there are many things to do in that chocolate-themed town, including touring the Hershey factory and making your own candy bar. In the Lancaster area, there are many resort discounts for the attractions nearby to make your fall trip as enjoyable as possible.

Find Your Inner Spirit

Do you find yourself needing to relax, recharge and rejuvenate? Consider at family trip to a spa for group massages, facials and whirlpools. You can learn yoga along a crystal clear lake or meditate sitting beside a flowing waterfall. Consider a trip to the Sedona Desert where vortexes and whirlpools are said to facilitate healing. Vacation discounts may even include the reading of your aura or a Jeep ride through the desert.

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