If you have never traveled during the fall season, you have no idea what you are missing. There are so many benefits to traveling this time of the year. For instance, popular tourist spots are more affordable and there is less of a crowd that during the summer months. If you haven’t taken a vacation yet this year or you want to take one last getaway before the cold and snow hits, fall is definitely the right time to do so. Obviously it is a bit of a challenge when kids are at school, but you can take advantage of those long weekend holidays: Thanksgiving, or any off days the school might have.
Here are some of the best budget destinations for fall
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
September and October are the best months to visit Hot Springs Village because of its foliage that features hues of red, orange and gold. Hot Springs Village is located on 26,000 acres in the Ouachita Mountains. The village features 11 lakes, 3 beaches, over 20 miles of trails and 2 full-service marinas. According to hotels.com, you can save over $20 per night comparing the fall rates with the summer rates. For instance, the Econo Lodge Inn and Suites is only $58 a night in October as compared to $79 a night in July.
Tucson provides you with all the sights and sounds of the city at a reasonable price during the fall months. Tucson not only has an invigorating culture, but also scenic forests, deserts and national parks. Tucson features several annual autumn events including the Annual Helldorado Days, the Fall Pumpkin Celebration and the Annual Buckelew Farm Pumpkin Festival and Corn Maze. According to hotels.com, you can save over $50 per night comparing the fall rates with the summer rates. For example, the Quality Inn and Suites is only $44 a night in October as compared to $96 a night in July.
Brevard County, Florida
Brevard County is home to several coastal gems including Palm Bay, Cape Canaveral and Cocoa Beach. During the fall months, this bargain destination can save you over $55 a night for lodging. According to hotels.com, the Best Western Cocoa Beach Hotel and Suites is only $95 a night in October as compared to $154 a night in July. Brevard County is filled with all kinds of fun attractions including the Brevard Zoo, Liberty Bell Memorial Museum and the Cocoa Beach Pier.