October travel destinations in the United States

Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina:

Iconic 469-mile scenic drive offering spectacular views, especially in October. Popular for its fall foliage and historical significance.

Mountain range alive with color in fall. Features shimmering Aspen forests and hiking trails in Mammoth Lakes.

Eastern Sierras, California

October in NYC boasts Central Park's fall foliage, Queens Fall Festival, and the famous Comic Con. Also offers seasonal rooftop bars.

New York City

Ideal for October due to reduced crowds. Autumn brings changing leaves, and Glacier Point and Tioga Pass areas are must-visits.

Yosemite National Park

Offers ideal hiking weather in October. Must-visit spots include Craggy Gardens and Blue Ridge Parkway.

Asheville, North Carolina

Haunted reputation makes October ideal for ghost tours. Various festivals and events like Oktoberfest and Savannah Jazz Festival are held.

Savannah, Georgia