One of our favourite times to travel is around September. Why? Due to the return of school, the weather begins to cool down, the summer crowds dissipate, and early autumn leaves may be seen.
You'll also find lower travel costs because many cities are in their shoulder seasons.
Things You Can’t Miss: Golden Gate Bridge, Painted Ladies, Lombard Street What to Eat: Brenda’s French Soul Food, Tartine Bakery, Lazy Bear
Things You Can’t Miss: Boiling River, Artist’s Point, Grand Prismatic What to Eat: Old Faithful Inn Dining Room, Mammoth Hot Springs Dining Room, Lake House Restaurant
Things You Can’t Miss: Millennium Park, Willis Tower, Navy Pier What to Eat: Au Cheval, Qing Xiang Yuan Dumplings, Smoque BBQ
Things You Can’t Miss: Hwy 1 Drive, McWay Falls, Purple Sand Beach What to Eat: Nepenthe Restaurant, Big Sur Bakery, Sierra Mar
Don’t Miss: High Road to Taos, Taos Pueblo, Rio Grande del Norte What to Eat: La Cueva Cafe, The Love Apple, Michael’s Kitchen
Don’t Miss: Walnut Canyon National Monument, Wupatki National Monument, Grand Falls What to Eat: Nimarcos Pizza West, Delhi Palace, Simply Delicious Cafe
Things You Can’t Miss: Emerald Bay State Park, Squaw Valley, Donner Memorial State Park What to Eat: Himmel House, Base Camp Pizza, MacDuff’s Pub
Things You Can’t Miss: Mather Point, Bright Angel Point, Grandview Point What to Eat: El Tavor Lodge Dining Room, Canyon Village Marketplace & Deli, Phantom Ranch