Family Vacation Ideas for the Fall

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Family Fun at The Rock Ranch

During the fall, you can still go on vacations. With school being in full swing mode again, sometimes it is nice to do a weekend getaway to give everyone a break from the hectic schedules. Today, I am sharing some family vacation ideas that are perfect for fall.

Free Fall Festivals

Check out some of the nearby cities to see if any of them have free fall festivals going on this year. It would be the perfect place to go to get out and do something fun as a family, while not having to spend a ton of money going on a fall vacation. Oktoberfest is usually one of the major festivals that various cities celebrate. Therefore, this would be one of the ones that I recommend that you check out first. 

Mountain Resort

One of the upsides that come with the fall weather is mountain resort season. My family spent Spring Break and Labor Day at a mountain resort and I would love to experience a mountain resort during the Fall. Fall is the perfect time of year to get out and go hiking, biking, and horseback riding. Going to a resort is something that the entire family will love and there are just so many amazing things to do during your vacation there.

City Getaway

Short on cash, but need a vacation? Travel to a city that you can drive to within a couple of hours and book an affordable room and spend time enjoying what the city has to offer. While it will be in the same state that you reside in sometimes, just going to a different area with different scenery is all that you need to have a fresh start back home. Start doing some research on your nearby cities and you will be surprised at all of the budget friendly things that they have for families to do.

Take a Cruise

There are so many family friendly cruises available during the fall. If your kids get a break during the fall season, book a family cruise. They will definitely have something to talk about with their friends once school starts up again and everyone will be able to relax and enjoy time together as a family. 

Visit a National Park

Fall is the perfect time for you to visit a National Park. During the spring and summer, they tend to be packed yet during the fall there is hardly anyone there. Take your family out to one of the National Parks and support them during the off seasons. If you are feeling adventurous, consider camping out at the campground so your children can learn to embrace the outdoors. 

Go to an Amusement Park

Fall is when many amusement parks start doing their Halloween makeovers. If you have older children and are a thrill seeker, going to one of these events could be a lot of fun. If you have a season pass with an amusement park, all you have to do is pay for your lodging as most theme parks include their Halloween activities in their basic pass holder plan. 

Do you have any fall vacations planned for your family?

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  1. We want to go back to the Rock Ranch that was fun. This fall we will do maybe something outside. My son wants to go camping...I need some things before we take that step like a real potty but we may give it a try

    1. I have never gone camping before. I'm so scared of the animals that starts coming out at night. I can do staying in a cabin but not sleeping out in a tent.