Agoda, one of the world’s fastest growing digital travel platforms, today shared the best destinations to experience fall foliage. As Korea’s domestic foliage is expected to reach peak color in mid-October, now is the time to plan a last minute getaway to enjoy the autumn scenery. Check out destinations to experience beautiful autumn leaves across the world.
- Korea – Seoraksan National Park
Seoraksan National Park, well-known for its outstanding natural beauty, is the most famous destination for autumn foliage in Korea. When autumn comes, colored leaves dapple the mountains as if they were painted on, contrasting beautifully with the park’s cliffs and waterfalls. There are numerous hiking trails around Mt. Seorak, allowing travelers to experience a variety of autumn scenes from different angles. Kensington Hotel Seorak, with its panoramic view of Mt. Seorak, is good place to spend an autumn holiday.
- Canada – Maple Road
Canada, with its maple trees, is a world-class fall foliage destination. In particular, the Maple Road, which goes from Ontario to Quebec, attracts tourists from all over with its colorful leaves in October. A perfect destination along the route is Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario’s oldest city, where travelers can take a train to experience the picturesque autumn colors of nearby Agawa Canyon. A range of motels and hotels line the route, including Delta Hotels by Marriott Sault Ste. Marie Waterfront, which is conveniently located near the surrounding attractions, providing a comfortable base.
- China – Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area
The Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area, located in the northern part of Sichuan Province, China, is unique and beautiful enough to be listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is also known as “The Land of Fairy Tales” because of its splendid scenery, which is a combination of thick primeval forest and mysterious lakes and valleys. Especially in the autumn, the red-colored leaves reflected in the emerald-colored lake are spectacular. Stay at Sanroyal International Hotel, adjacent to Jiuzhaigou.
- Germany – German Wine Route
The German Wine Route in the state of Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany, is a pleasant on the eyes and the palate. In autumn, the harvest season, the golden vineyards are endless and the sweet scent of grapes captivates tourists. The wineries located along the route are great places to experience the region’s characteristic wine and food. Consulat des Weins is the perfect place for an autumn wine-themed trip.
- USA – Boston Common
Throughout New England, fall foliage dramatically changes the landscape to a palate of burning reds and oranges. Check out Boston, Massachusetts, USA, where you can combine an autumnal experience with a city full of history and culture. At the Boston Common, the oldest park in the US, the leaves from of a variety of trees brighten the landscape with their fall colors, while the red maples in the Boston Public Garden are also a sight to see. Away from the parks, travelers can also walk along the Freedom Trail, and catch a glimpse of the history of the American Revolution. For a conveniently located room in Boston, look no further than Revere Hotel Boston Common.