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10 Fall Travel Ideas Your Family Will Love From Joanne Greco

It may be winter now, but fall is just around the corner. It's never too early to start planning a family trip and Joanne Greco shares 10 fall travel ideas the whole family can enjoy.

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Columbia River Gorge, Oregon

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Take the hike to the waterfall, there are two levels you can view it and leaves from depending on your hiking skills. Both offer breathtaking views of the falls and the amazing bursts of color around it.

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While you may think of this city for its winter skiing but before winter sets in Aspen is engulfed in fall colors and is just a beautiful place to visit. Plan to visit around the ACES Harvest Festival for even more fall fun.

Catskills, New York

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Dirty Dancing movie lovers will recognize this area! With so many mountains and rivers in the area, this is a nature lover’s paradise. There are so many resorts in the area for your getaway; there will be so much to do!

Brasstown Bald, Georgia

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Drive to the top of Georgia’s highest mountain and view the colors at a full 360 degree view. A bonus is you can see the fall colors in Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolina as well from the top, talk about the best view around!

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These mountains in Tennessee and North Carolina are just breath taking. Visit towns like Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge tucked right into the mountains. Get all the attractions and lodging of the resorts, and still be able to view the fall colors and enjoy all the outdoor recreation as well. I suggest staying at the Park Visit Hotel with a room overlooking the town. Talk about breath taking!

Upper Peninsula, Michigan

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The best part of visiting this part of Michigan is being able to seeing the Northern Lights, or Aurora Borealis. This isn’t a given but most years they are visible during the fall plus you can take in the beauty of the Great Lakes!

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While this area doesn’t make many lists it is in the heart of Johnny Appleseed country and has the full range of fall colors. Visit the Gettysburg history in the fall and see the amazing colors. Travel just a bit outside of Gettysburg for many festivals, carnivals and events like Colorfest in Thurmont Maryland.

Holmes County, Ohio

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Visit Amish country and take in the views and amazing cooking. The Amish community has so much to offer from unique stays, to food, baked goods, handmade items and more! This area is rated one of the best for fall in the world!

Visit Seasonal Family Fun for more ideas on fun activities for families, and to share your own!

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