Ready to go leaf peeping? Stay at these hotels for the top fall foliage experiences.
Take the short ferry ride from Portland, Maine, to Chebeague Island. The beautiful colors are reason enough to visit, but the Inn is certainly an added bonus. It prides itself on its “unplugged” philosophy; there are no televisions or phones in the unique 21 guestrooms, but the amenities do include L.L Bean bicycles and the opportunity to take a sunset cocktail cruise on a classic schooner.
Peep a different kind of leaf at Kenwood Inn & Spa. The Sonoma Valley inn is perfect for your home base as you travel around the region, watching the grape leaves change colors after harvest. Prime viewing season is mid–late October.
When you’re in Portland, Oregon, a stay at Hotel Modera means you’re just a short drive away from the country’s largest urban park, Forest Park. You can get your fill of the autumn views while exploring the expansive space, then do another kind of exploring back in the city — an exploration of Portland’s beer scene!
In South Carolina, stay at Montage Palmetto Bluff, a great starting point for your exploration of the Palmetto Bluff Conservancy. The Conservancy gives you a better understanding of South Carolina Lowcountry through biological and archeological studies. However, while you’re learning new things, you’re also immersed in the beautiful natural setting, where you’re sure to spot some of the local wildlife, from white-tailed deer to maybe even an alligator or two.
Ever stepped onboard a long-haul flight and cringed at the site of your seat? You might envy short people who have ample room to spread out, but they have their own unique brand of problems. Dangling short legs off a seat for hours is less than ideal, especially if lower back issues are also involved.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.
Sitges, Spain, 35 kilometers south of Barcelona, may be one of the best destinations for a LGBTQ+ traveler. It is a beautiful town on the coast of Costa Brava and arguably the gay capital of Europe. Homosexuality has been legal since 1979 and gay marriage has been legal since 2005, so Spain is a LGBTQ+-friendly destination for people in the community. Throughout the town, there are pride flags of all sizes flown to show off inclusiveness.