The travel industry recognizes the fall season as the shoulder season, the time between peak summer seasons and low winter seasons. Fall is an ideal time for travelers wanting to check out the most popular sightseeing spots without having to tolerate the huge summer crowds. With the air getting colder and the trees changing their color, the fall seasons also captivate tourists with breathtaking natural beauty. OROGOLD presents some of the top fall trends for the year 2014.
Getaways that are closer to base
Domestic deals are considered to be amongst the best during the fall season. Coastal cities in central and northern California are famous for offering excellent upfront discounts to their guests. And it’s not just about California. The story’s the same all over the world.
Saving whopping amounts of money on cruises
The fall season is one of the best times for a cruise. The cruise occupancy rates are usually at a low and it is possible to enjoy exciting discounts and packages that one hardly sees during the peak seasons. Cruises can also be an extremely budget friendly way of enjoying your journeys because they already include entertainment, accommodation and meals at a pre-paid price.
Outdoor attractions with unique last-minute deals
With the kids back in school and attractions getting a deserted look once more, you begin to see an influx of special offers, last-minute promos and up-front discounts. Entertainment companies and public attractions all over the country are famous for dropping prices on family fun during the fall season.
Affordable Adventures in the South Pacific
The South Pacific is home to countless film locales. The breathtaking beauty of the place made it the mainstay of shows like “The Bachelorette” and “Survivor”. The pop-culture influence has also led to airlines offering aggressive deals in order to entice travelers to make these long haul trips during the fall season.
You can find rock bottom rates for the Caribbean and Mexico during the Hurricane season. However, this year, companies are also throwing countless extras such as free travel insurance, into the mix. Moreover, free offerings aren’t just limited to destinations that experience rainy seasons. You can find excellent all-inclusive vacations for major fall destinations as well.
Top Domestic Fall Destinations
As expected, there hasn’t been a major change in the top fall destination rankings for the year 2014. Orlando beats Las Vegas to the first spot and Maui manages to throw New York City off the track for the 3rd spot. Apart from this, the rest of the destinations remain pretty much close to where they were in the year 2013. Here are the top 10 fall destinations for the year 2014.
- Orlando, Florida
- Las Vegas, Nevada
- Maui, Hawaii
- New York City, New York
- Honolulu, Hawaii
- San Francisco, California
- Chicago, Illinois
- Los Angeles, California
- Washington, D.C., Washington
- Boston, Massachusetts
Top International Fall Destinations
The top international fall destinations for the year 2014 haven’t experienced a drastic change from the year 2013 either. The biggest growth has been seen by Europe River cruises that rose from the 8th spot to the 5th spot this year. Here is a list of the top international fall destinations.
- Caribbean Cruise
- Cancun, Mexico
- London, England
- Rome, Italy
- Europe River Cruise
- Mediterranean Cruise
- Paris, France
- Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
- Montego Bay, Jamaica
- Riviera Maya, Mexico