10 Best Fall Hikes in North Carolina

It’s no secret: North Carolina has some of the best hiking on the East Coast. From majestic mountains to dramatic waterfalls to the breathtaking Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina is a hiker’s dream. So it should come as no surprise that some of the nation’s best Fall Hikes can also be found in this Appalachian state.

For inspiration on the Best Fall Hikes in North Carolina, check out this list of 10 incredible hiking spots to hit this autumn:

1. Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock Fall Hikes in North Carolina

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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

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10 Reasons You Need to Visit Montenegro

Looking for a European escape with all the “wow,” but none of the crowds? It might be time to visit Montenegro.

If the last time you even thought about this small Balkan country was during a geography exam, you’re not alone. Most tourists completely miss the mountains, churches, fortified cities, and beautiful beaches that dot this tiny country on the Adriatic Sea. If a more affordable and less crowded European vacation sounds like a good fit for you, make sure to check out these 10 Reasons You Need to Visit Montenegro:

1. Old Town Kotor is everything you expect from Europe, minus the tourists!

Old Town Kotor, Montenegro

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5 Great Ideas for Labor Day Weekend 2015

Labor Day Weekend 2015 is right around the corner, and you don’t want to let the last long weekend of summer pass you by, do you? This could be your last chance to get out and enjoy the good weather, treat yourself to a getaway, or indulge in the things that make summer great, so don’t drop the ball on Labor Day Weekend 2015.

Thankfully, our users have shared tens of thousands of beautiful photos from around the world during our photo contests like #Roadtrip and #WeekendGetaway, so you’ll never be without ideas and inspiration for travels near and far. To help get you started with planning for this weekend, we’ve put together a list of 5 Great Ideas for Labor Day Weekend 2015:

1. Go for a hike

Great hikes can be found anywhere. From easy alpine walks to major backpacking adventures, you’re destined to find an awesome hike near you with our list of more than 5,200 awesome #Hiking locations around the world.

O'Hara Lake Hiking Labor Day Weekend 2015

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17 Spots to Hit on the Ultimate California Road Trip

As the most populous state in the U.S., California offers visitors a lot more than just Disneyland and the Hollywood sign. Many of California’s most incredible spots fall along its 800+ mile long coast, facing the majestic Pacific Ocean. Luckily for us, much of this coastline is hugged closely by the fabled California State Route 1, also known as the Pacific Coast Highway, creating a superb setting for the Ultimate California Road Trip.

While there are hundreds of sites you could see and dozens of routes you can take on your own California Road Trip, here are 17 of our favorite California Road Trip destinations to see this summer along California’s beautiful coast:

1. McWay Falls at the Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park near Monterey, California

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