Summer may have ended a bit too abruptly this year but that doesn’t mean the fun, traveling, and vacations have to end. Don’t start hibernating just yet! One of the main perks of being in the travel therapy industry is that there are no limitations to where you can pursue your next assignment. Take advantage of your opportunities to see the nation while doing what you love. There are plenty of places across the U.S. that are more than beautiful and definitely not something to miss during the fall months. Even with social distancing guidelines still in effect many places, the one thing you can do is enjoy time outside! Your friends here at AlliedTravelCareers.com have got your back and put together a Top Destinations List so that you can be sure to experience all the beauty that this upcoming season has to offer!
Asheville, North Carolina
If you’ve never been to Asheville, North Carolina, now is the perfect time to take go. Cities surrounding Asheville, like Charlotte, are currently looking for licensed therapists.t It’s very close to the Appalachian Mountains, which allows you to hike, bike, or even go for a scenic drive through Blue Ridge Parkway. Apply for an assignment in this location quickly though. The prime time to experience the breath-taking colors of fall is from mid to late October!
During the fall months, Boston offers boat rides down notable rivers, beautiful gardens filled with the colors of autumn, and the tranquil scenery around you will definitely make you forget the stress this past year has had on cities. Time is running out. You want to apply for a position here pronto because the optimal time for these breath-taking nature experiences is late September through mid-October.
It is well-known that Vermont is one of the best places to be during the fall months, as it’s known for picturesque geography. More specifically, Stowe, Vermont, or “Fall’s Color Capital,” is the place to be from the middle of September through the middle of October. The brilliantly vibrant foliage spread across the beautiful Mount Mansfield Auto Toll Road will make you never want to leave. Radiating with yellow, gold, orange, and red, the colors of fall throughout the view from the top of the mountains is one you will remember for a lifetime.
Poughquag, New York
Some of the best foliage views in the country can be found in Poughquag, New York, which is about 90 minutes from New York City. This town has quite a lot to offer during the fall months from hayrides to corn mazes to haunted houses. There is never a dull moment during the fall season! You can also take advantage of the perfect chance to pick your farm-fresh-fall favorites from the local orchards, choosing from seasonal fruits and vegetables like apples, corn, pumpkins, etc.
In the fall, Denver is the prime spot for those looking to attend some of the best beer festivals in the nation, such as the Denver Oktoberfest, the Denver Beer Fest, and the Great American Beer Festival. If you aren’t interested in the beer festivals, don’t worry. Denver has plenty of other activities scheduled to accentuate the beautiful season, such as corn mazes, various scenic byways, and plenty of national and state parks.
Anywhere in Pennsylvania
We know. Anywhere is vague. However, we recently learned that our home state of Pennsylvania has the longest foliage season on earth. Somewhere in the state is in peak foliage from mid-September through the very end of October. Plus, with two major cities and many larger health systems, there also happen to be quite a few travel positions available here.
Fall Foliage Map
If you don’t want to limit yourself to one city for the fall season check out the Travel Channel’s Fall Foliage Map to get an idea of where some of the best regions in the nation are for the upcoming months! When you find exactly what you’re looking for be sure to apply here and get a jump start on your Fall Destination Bucket List!