Top 10 Beautiful Places to Visit in October in the United States 

Door County, Wisconsin

Door County, on a peninsula between Lake Michigan and Green Bay, is beautiful in October. This season's best Wisconsin foliage is here.

Cape May, New Jersey

Visit this peaceful beach refuge in October, even though it's called Cape May. The Victorian architecture, rich history, and beautiful beaches draw visitors to the seaside town. 

Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina attracts visitors year-round with its rich history, stunning architecture, and dynamic cuisine. This beautiful southern city takes on a unique beauty in October.

Mount Desert, Maine

Mount Desert Island, home to Acadia National Park, is best in October. Explore jagged beaches, granite peaks, and clear lakes. This gorgeous area is popular in summer, but October brings autumn hues and a quieter mood. 

Eureka Springs, Arkansa

We recommend Eureka Springs for Ozarks sightseeing. The Ozark Mountains and streams have beautiful fall beauty in October. Many visit in summer for water sports, but October is just as lovely.

Burlington, Vermont

Vermont is known as the best destination in the US to enjoy fall colors in October. Burlington, on Lake Champlain, is the perfect place to see Vermont's autumn colors.

The Outer Banks, North Carolina

The Outer Banks' calm beaches are best in October. With summer crowds gone, you may enjoy long walks along these distinctive sandy coasts in privacy.

Sleepy Hollow, New York

Sleepy Hollow, New York, on the Hudson River, is a site of mystery and folklore that comes alive in October. Sleepy Hollow's history, frightening folklore, and seasonal festivities come alive as the leaves turn red and the temperature cools.

San Diego, California

Many residents know that summer beaches in California are foggy and cold, but inland temperatures drawing in the coastal cover are painfully hot. 

St. Thomas, US Virgin Island

Not everyone likes October's foliage and colder temps. Unhappy to see summer go in September? If you want summer days and sun all year, visit St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands to relieve post-summer blues. 

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