Fall is a time of new beginnings and change. What better way to recharge your spirit and prepare for this new season than to take a fall getaway trip with your friends. With this season’s vacation, you can enjoy the changing seasons while you soak up the last of the good weather before the winter comes. Read on for five of the best fall trips to take with your friends.
Gulf Shores, Alabama
The Alabama Gulf Coast is a sight to behold during every season of the year, but it has a special sort of beauty during the fall. Moreover, during this time of the year, you can take advantage of the last of the warm weather and beautiful ocean waters with particularly affordable prices on hotels and flights. If you’re ready to watch the sunset from your beachside condo, start making plans to take a trip to Alabama.
Albuquerque, New Mexico
If you’ve yet to experience the beauty of the International Balloon Fiesta, make it a point to visit Albuquerque in the fall. Watching these beautiful balloons take flight is an excellent way to spend your friend-cation. If you and your friends are ready for a real adventure, consider hiring a tour operator to take out an air balloon for a group ride. There’s nothing better than seeing the glorious New Mexican landscape from hundreds of feet in the air.
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Another excellent destination for group travel during the fall is Mexico’s Playa del Carmen. Complete with endless miles of white sandy beaches and the bluest oceans, Playa del Carmen is one of the most relaxing places to spend a fall weekend with friends. Moreover, visiting during this time of the year guarantees cheaper hotels and fewer crowds.
If you and your friends can’t get enough of the incredible mountain-scapes, take a trip to Aspen, Colorado. Seeing aspen’s beautiful quintessential fall foliage is one of the best ways to ring in this time of the year. Make the most of this visit by taking a hike, going skiing in late fall, and adventuring throughout other areas of aspen.
Friends that love music should take a trip to Nashville. The perfect destination for a fall getaway, Nashville is home to thousands of incredible venues with some of the world’s greatest talents taking the stage. In addition to hearing a live performance of your favorite genre of music, make the trip complete by seeing local famous sights and eating some of the country’s best comfort food.
Enjoy one last friend getaway this fall by trying any of these five trips. After your upcoming fall destination, you and your friends will return refreshed and ready to take on the rest of the year.
Brooke Chaplan is a freelance writer and blogger. She lives and works out of her home in Los Lunas, New Mexico. She loves the outdoors and spends most of her time hiking, biking, and gardening. For more information, contact Brooke via Facebook at facebook.com/brooke.chaplan or Twitter @BrookeChaplan