The chill in the air has us dreaming of crisp autumn days and cozy nights by the fire. So many warm and cold weather destinations are October-friendly -- and on our radar. This month we take you from desert luxury to an epic Greenland expedition. We also get you thinking about a super ski season. Let’s go!
Erika Reategui and Fernando Gonzalez
Sweater weather isn’t the only reason we enjoy October. Raise a glass to some of the best celebrations of the harvest season.
The Great Jack-O’-Lantern Blaze, Croton-on-Hudson, NY (Now – November 13)
This electrifying display of pumpkins is the area’s largest Halloween event, and boasts new installations including dinosaurs, a pumpkin promenade and bridge.
Autumn at the Arboretum, Dallas, TX (Now – November 23)
More than 90,000 artfully designed pumpkins, squash, and gourds transform the gardens at this favorite Dallas event for the whole family.
40th Annual Fall Tour of Homes, History, and Architecture, Charleston, SC (October 6-23)
Charleston’s rich history comes alive at this annual tour of the private interiors of some of America’s grandest historical homes.
White House Garden Tours, Washington, DC (October 8-9)
This popular tour in the Nation’s Capital has been a tradition since 1972. Tickets are free, and distributed on a first come, first served basis by the National Park Service.
Martha’s Vineyard Food & Wine Festival, MA (October 13-16)
Rooted in the Island’s tradition of farming and fishing, this four-day celebration features fare from local culinary talent, as well as guest chefs and vintners.