Nowhere does autumn quite like New England. If you’re considering traveling to the region this fall, try to align your visit with one of these can’t-miss fall fests.
Every October, the Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival in Newport, Rhode Island, fills the streets with lively music and tons of travelers that have come out of the woodwork in search of the freshest, best seafood. Enjoy all of your favorite New England seafood dishes while you enjoy views of the water right from the wharf.
If you’re closer to New Hampshire than Rhode Island, why not see what this annual all-things-Scottish festival is all about? The Sept. 20–22 fest includes the Scottish Highland Games World Championships, lots of dancing, a living history encampment, performers, games, crafts and whisky and beer.
The same weekend, the Vermont Wine & Harvest Festival takes center stage. One of the best food events in the entire country, this is your chance to explore Vermont’s culinary scene all in one place, as vintners, food producers, chefs, cheese makers and more arrive to show off their best wares.
In remote Northeast Kingdom, Vermont, explore seven small towns across the region, Sept 30–Oct. 6. There are all kinds of events going on over the seven days, including leaf peeping, cider pressing, chili cook-offs, pancake breakfasts and more. How could you need anything else for the perfect fall experience?
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.
Although the end of this year’s hurricane season is fast approaching, there is still a chance a few of these dangerous ocean storms may pummel through coastal states with the potential to destroy a vacation. See below for a few ways to prepare yourself (and your trip) for a possible tropical storm.
It can be difficult, loving beer and fitness and health at the same time. After all, beer has few, if any, health benefits. Is it possible to blend the two, so you’re never losing out? According to Athletic Brewing, it’s totally possible. Athletic Brewing claims it’s “changing the game by providing beer lovers with a way to live a healthy, active lifestyle while experiencing the rich, complex flavors of craft beer.”
Experience a big-city hotel stay that doesn’t feel like your typical urban visit at Chicago’s Claridge House, nestled in the sought-after Gold Coast neighborhood. The hotel’s sophisticated décor and serene residential ambience foster the atmosphere of an oasis amid the hustle and bustle of a busy metropolis.