Most Affordable Destinations for a Fall Getaway

Fall is the perfect time to travel with beautiful leaves and mild temperatures. However, planning a European getaway might be out of your budget, but that doesn’t mean you have to sit at home with nowhere to go. This week, Rubinsohn Travel has selected the best cities to visit that won’t break the bank! 

Fresno, California 

This is the perfect place for nature lovers. Fresno has a wide variety of outdoor activities, national forests, and national parks. Visitors can explore Fresno Chaffee Zoo, which is home to over 200 species of animals from around the world. Everyone in the family will be happy strolling around the zoo surrounded by beautiful animals, and fall foliage. 

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 

One of the most treasured fall traditions in Oklahoma City – Pumpkinville. Every year, the city goes all out for Halloween fun. The Myriad Botanical Gardens transforms into a “pumpkin town” with thousands of pumpkins, hundreds of gourds, a variety of fall foliage and tons of fun activities for everyone in the family! Oklahoma City is known for RiverWalk which is home to dozens of restaurants, shopping and boat cruises. During the fall, the city host’s haunted river cruises during the evening for visitors of all ages. Don’t worry about having to miss out on the spooky fun. This affordable getaway has very reasonable hotel and airfare prices all year round!

Grand Junction, Colorado

The beautiful scenes of Colorado come alive in the fall, but to experience everything that Grand Junction has to offer visitors should partake in the Tour de Vineyards Bike Ride. This 25-mile ride through Colorado’s Wine Country takes you on paved roads past scenic wineries, vineyards and orchards. If you feel like you want to sit back and relax, enjoy the spectacular views of golden aspen trees while on one of the many chair lift rides. During the fall, these rides are available on Saturday and Sunday. Trust us, you won’t want to miss those mesmerizing views. 

Billings, Montana  

Montana’s climate, people and culture make it a perfect state to enjoy autumn. As you probably already know, Montana is known for craft beers. During the fall, there are tons of seasonal brews to choose from, and local breweries to taste them all. Throughout the town, there are various Oktoberfest celebrations that light up the town. Billings is home to the only walkable brewery district. If you’re not a beer lover don’t worry! Fall is also the perfect season for cider, and Montana has a handful of breweries making cider. Beer and cider lovers unite!