10 Best National Parks to See in the Fall

National Parks are amazing to see year-round, but some shine brightest during the autumn months, when fewer tourists and changing fall leaves make for a truly incredible outdoor experience.

If you love hiking, fishing, camping, and driving through the most beautiful spots in America and don’t mind the crisp autumn air, a visit to one of these 10 National Parks could be the perfect Fall Getaway:

1. Yosemite National Park in California

National Parks are beautiful in fall, like Yosemite National Park in California

Trover photo by Alex Sam

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12 of the Most Incredible Sydney Beaches

Sydney beaches come in all shapes and sizes, but never fail to impress. Between the more than 100 beaches in and around Sydney, you should have no problem finding one that makes your beach dreams come true.

In addition to providing amazing views, gorgeous sunsets, and some of the best surf spots in the world, many Sydney beaches feature incredible outdoor pools that will make for a swim you’ll never forget. While every beach in Sydney is awesome for its own reasons, here are 12 Sydney Beaches we think are especially incredible:

1. Bronte Beach

Bronte Beach in Sydney

Trover photo by Laurence Dryer

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Thailand: 9 Beautiful Beaches

Thailand’s sugar sand beaches are legendary: frequented by backpackers or booked by high end luxury travelers, Thailand offers beaches for everyone. Each beach has its own distinct personality: sporty beaches for windsurfers and scuba divers or festive beaches for raucous Full Moon Parties. Whatever your taste and budget, there is a beautiful beach in Thailand waiting for you. Here are our top 9 choices for the most beautiful beaches in Thailand:

1. Maya Bay, Koh Phi Phi

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Photo by Ashley Wanders.

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Colorado: 8 Gorgeous Weekend Getaways

There is a reason they call it a Rocky Mountain High (cue the music!): Colorado is the only state in the union that rests entirely above 1000 feet and it has the highest incorporated city in the United States: Leadville sits at a lofty 10,152 feet. Colorado is also one of the most geographically diverse states in the US: it has mountains and roaring rivers along with windswept plains and deserts. All of this beautiful diversity adds up to one of the most amazing getaways available. So check out our recommendations below for a fab weekend getaway in the Centennial State.

1. Telluride

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Photo by Justin Miller.

2. Aspen

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Photo by Shawn Rosvold.

3. Estes Park

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Photo by There&Back Again.

4. Crested Butte

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Photo by Michelle Brown.

5. Steamboat Springs

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Photo by GB Brown.

6. Glenwood Springs

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Photo by Steven Hirsch.

7. Boulder

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Photo by Onebroadsjourney.

8. Denver

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Photo by There & Back Again.

Feeling like exploring more of the beauty of the Western US? Check out our guides for Utah, Wyoming, Arizona, and Montana. Then head on over to Trover.com for more inspiring photos.

Abandoned Places: 7 Spots To Look For Ghosts

There is something romantic about an abandoned place that was once inhabited that is now silent and still. You can feel the energy of who came before, who lived and worked in a once thriving place. As you walk through trees and look around corners you can almost see the people who lived in a particular environment. Abandoned places can work their way into your soul. As we head towards the darker days of fall, here are some places to go find some ghosts and spirits.

1. Valley of the Mills, Sorrento, Italy

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Photo by Brink of the World | The Brinkmanns.

2. Eilean Donan Castle, Scotland

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Photo by Adina Troper Dayan.

3. Bodie, CA

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Photo by Paul Cloutier.

4. Lake Reschen, Italy

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Photo by Swiss Nomads.

5. Craco, Italy

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Photo by Luxe Adventure Traveler.

6. Spreepark, Germany

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Photo by Felix Ingetmer.

7. Eastern State Penitentiary, PA

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Photo by Jessica Jacobs.

Check out more ghostly places here, here, and here. Looking for a different kind of trip? Come on over to Trover.com and get inspired.