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Fall Travel

For traditional fall foliage or tropical warm waters, next stop autumn

It’s been a long, hot summer, but now it’s time for a change of scenery. What sort of change is up to you. For those who would prefer the summer never end, autumn might mean beach weather – just not here. Trade the highway for the airways, and that’s not a problem. Make sure your tray table is in its upright and locked position, and follow the sun.

Or wing your way east for off-season Europe’s culture and discounts.

Perhaps you prefer exactly what fall offers in our own neck of the woods. Curl up by the fire in West Virginia, or maybe stroll through Central Park showing off your new Barneys scarf.

Whether you go far or near, there is change in the air.

  • Right Turn
    Find the way to Lost River, WV and discover a picturesque ideal of gay-friendly fall
  • Decks and Divas
    Ships lure fall’s LGBT cruisers with drag queens, pink dolphins and waves of parties
  • Old World Autumn
    Taking advantage of off-season Europe starts with seat selection
  • Over the Borderline
    From coast to coast or metropolitan middle, Mexico beckons
  • Big Apple Autumn
    New York thrives in fall, though Philadelphia offers some Northeast corridor competition
  • Follow the Sun
    As area beaches cool, Fort Lauderdale sizzles
  • Fall Events Far Afield:
    Calendar of Events


Fall Events Far Afield Follow the Sun Big Apple Autumn Over the Borderline Old World Autumn Decks & Divas Right Turn

Doug Rule covers the arts, theater, music, food, nightlife and culture as contributing editor for Metro Weekly.

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