This post was written by Cynthia Ochterbeck, Editorial Director, Michelin Travel Partner
Miss the summer vacation boat (or just want another chance to get away)? The months between the tourist-ridden summer and hectic holidays present the perfect opportunity to take that vacation you’ve been craving.
Fall is an ideal time to get a more authentic travel experience, with more locals walking their hometown streets. You can also typically find the biggest airline savings through any number of travel sites and apps. I have to say I’m partial to the Michelin Hotels app.
To save you time and get you out and about, we’ve put together a short list of our favorite destinations for the fall. Which suits you? Get to planning - for 25% off!
Check out our favorite fall destinations now – 25% off for a limited time! And always be prepared with our handy 14-in-1 multi-tool. It can tackle any snafu you experience wherever your travels take you. See below for our top picks in Italy, Arizona, France and the Caribbean.
With nothing but big blue skies in sight, Arizona offers up vastly rich culture and stunning displays of ingenious design, both natural and handmade.
Stock up on home essentials like pottery, turquoise and coffee, or snatch up the handmade rug woven in front of you at the oldest operating trading post in the Navajo Nation, Hubbell’s in Ganado, Arizona.
Take a walk on the wild side - the Grand Canyon’s glass Skywalk bridge, towering 4,000 feet over the Colorado River.
When R&R comes to mind, the islands of the Caribbean do too.
Need a lift? Ride sharing is popping up across the globe, but it’s been king in the Caribbean islands for some time. Yellow 3-wheel cars carry visitors through Havana’s streets, but be warned – you’ll pay a higher price than with regular taxis.
You can also see decorative donkeys transporting farm goods to and from market. They take care of business and look good doing it in Jamaica.
Check out the stars of la grande France – and its most famous places.
Intricate design wasn’t left for Notre Dame in Rouen; architecture from the 15th – 18th centuries is a lovely backdrop for learning about city’s long history in art and culture. We’ll give you a head start: Joan of Arc, Claude Monet, the French Grand Prix…
After surfing in the Bay of Biscay and getting cultured at Musées Bonat and Basque, take a break with a lounge on the beach in Biarritz. You deserve it.
Want to feel overwhelmed by the grandeur of it all? Get back to your roots in Italy, where experiencing the sheer scale of our top destinations will awe you.
Does the phrase “Flavian Amphitheatre” sound familiar? If not, you’re not alone. It’s actually known colloquially as the Colosseum for its colossal size.
Man made buildings fuse into the beauty of the towering Riomaggiore coastline. Enjoy the quaintness with a meal of fresh fish and pesto, and of course, their famous wine.
So what are you waiting for? Get to planning now for 25% off. Bon voyage!
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