Summer is officially over and it is back to school once more for students. Nobody wants summer to be over, it those times that getaways and road trip memories are made. It is a chance for families to get together and basically just have fun since it is considered as a vacation for everyone. However, just because it is time for early morning classes and sleepless nights, doesn’t necessarily mean you cannot look forward to what is next, and that is fall break.
Why People Love Autumn?
Most people think that fall or autumn is actually the best season of the year. People say it is because of the wonder change of colors in the trees, it is the time for fall fashion clothing, sitting on a bonfire, Halloween decorations, pumpkin spice everything, preparations for Thanksgiving will begin and most of all, it means that the holidays are just around the corner.
Based on a social psychology study, it has always been viewed by people that fall is the most relaxing season. No other season could make people feel comfortable as fall. Summer can be really hot and humid, the winter can be really cold and miserable, and the spring may vary depending on where you are. So basically, the mind has been set that the autumn season is something to look forward to.
This is also the time when people would plan their next getaway and visit some of the most beautiful little towns to spend the autumn season. So why not start right now? Here are some of the most amazing small towns in the United States that you can visit this fall.
Lake Placid, New York
New York may be known for its city but since it is one of the most popular tourist spots in the entire world, it turns out that New York is actually hiding beautiful getaways spot in its upstate area, and that is in Lake Placid Village. This is basically known for being a sleepy lakeside town that has some of the most beautiful views especially during fall, it also has some good restaurants to try out and some cute little shops.
You’ll be able to witness the gorgeous overlooking view of the Mirror Lake, and after that you may head over to the Artisans to see the Whiteface Mountain. If you Iike ski jumping, you must try to visit there around October since they usually celebrate the Flamjng Leaves Festival there, where America’s best ski jumpers compete.
When you think of Massachusetts, most people would head over to Boston since it is the state’s most famous city. However, since you are on a fall getaway, why not head over to Salem. If you really want to get into it then you should know that this is the exact place of the famous Salem Witch Trials, why not make your fall getaway historic and spooky, that is because the town is known for going all out when it comes to their Halloween decorations.
There are also some graveyard tours that you could take, and even some witch trial reenactment. This is definitely for people who loves Halloween. There are tons of things to do so you wouldn’t get bored at all just by taking pictures.
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
If you are truly looking for a New England vibe for the fall, then this little town is the perfect spot for you. It is basically made for fall getaways because of it’s soothing and chill kind of things that it would make you feel. The harbor is one of the places you must go to, as well as their museums and historical sites.
When everybody else is aiming to go to Nashville to be able to feel that cowboy fall season, why not go a little south and head over to Franklin. This cute little town have so much fall festivities that you are your family would absolutely love. Just like the tours in different cemeteries, as well as the tour of the Ghost of the Battlefield, for those who like spooky stuff during the Halloween. This little town is also known for having an annual Pumpkinfest, which is something that the entire family would love. For nature lovers, there are also spots that you could admire and take some photos of.