Fall is the perfect season for weekend getaways. The summer heat is tapering off, and the leaves on the trees are beginning to change colors. So why not take a long weekend, plan a road trip with the help of your GPS and enjoy a mini vacation?
Before You Go
Fortunately, you don’t need to plan anything extravagant or pack anything more than a weekender bag for a short weekend getaway. But don’t forget to ensure your GPS is ready for the road:
Have an in-dash GPS? Be sure to update your maps!
Perfect Fall Weekend Road Trips
To help you start planning, we’ve listed some of the best places to visit for city dwellers residing in six major metropolitan areas. Click the links to get driving directions to each destination.
New York City
If you’re a New Yorker who wants to escape the “city that never sleeps” for a long weekend, check out one of the following destinations:
For Philadelphians looking to get away for a fun, fall weekend, check out one of these nearby destinations:
For Chicagoans, consider a weekend getaway out of the city and see the leaves change in one these gorgeous cities:
For Dallas dwellers, there are numerous places to visit throughout the state of Texas, and a few just over the border.
For Denver dwellers looking for a change of scenery for the weekend, check out these top destinations:
Seattle residents looking to escape the rainy season for a long weekend can head to one of these brighter Northwest locations: