With days getting shorter, leaves changing color, and plenty of safe and fun outdoor fall activities here in Fort Worth, Texas (my home) to enjoy despite the pandemic, I wanted to share the top 5 states to visit the fall according to a source (not me). Did Texas make the list? Did your state make it? See below.
Top 5 States to Visit This Fall for 2020
To help Americans plan their autumn getaways this year, LawnStarter compared 47 states — excluding California, Oregon, and Washington State due to recent wildfire events — across five key categories: Parks & Forests; Entertainment; Trails; Yard Size; and Natural Hazards. In total, they looked at 16 metrics, such as the proportion of the state covered in national and state parks, pumpkin patches; wineries; scenic drives; and hurricane risk.
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The number one top 5 States to visit this fall is
And, here’s the reason why New York is number one.
New York is far more than just the five boroughs of the Big Apple. Upstate New York is filled with beautiful mountains, pristine lakes, and miles of parks and trails. But in a twist, New York is also our No. 1 destination for fall entertainment: no state has more apple orchards or corn mazes, making the Empire State an ideal place to live your best outdoor life this fall.
Next: Midwest Is Best: Half of the top 10 states are in the Midwestern U.S., all with notably top marks in the Entertainment and Natural Hazards categories. If you live in the middle of the country, try Michigan, Illinois, or Ohio for calming walks in the woods or perfect the smile on your carved pumpkin.
However, you may want to skip the South: Three out of the five bottom states to not go to for fall are in the South, and they’re all on the coast, meaning they’re the biggest targets for less than ideal weather (a glance at the news will show you that fall is prime hurricane season).
Note: I did not want to mention the bottom five – sorry.
Source: LawnStarter released its ranking of the Top 5 States to Visit This Fall for 2020. So go and have fun and be safe! I suppose if you want to know the worst states to visit for fall, look on Lawn Starter’s website.
You can find a list of all their 2020 top fall destinations to visit this fall (and the ones to avoid) here: https://www.lawnstarter.com/blog/studies/best-worst-states-to-visit-in-fall/
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Oh, and Texas fell at number 15th for the best places to visit in 2020 for fall. Not bad. Road trips, here we come!
Texas Fall Getaway
Here is an awesome Texas fall getaway near Houston you might want to consider. They are ready for their guest!