15 Best Fall Road Trips in the U.S.

Fall is the perfect time for a road trip. Not only do fall road trips offer relief from the heat and tourists of summer, but in many places they offer a breathtaking look at the foliage of changing seasons, just before the cold of winter sets in.

If you like crisp air, colorful fall leaves, and driving on scenic routes past mountains, forests, rivers and farms, you will love this list of the 15 Best Fall Road Trips in the U.S.:

1. See the famous Aspen groves in Telluride, Colorado

Aspens in Telluride, Colorado

Trover photo by Peyton Hale

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10 Amazing Weekend Getaways From NYC

New York City is our kind of town here at Trover. But every once in awhile, we need to get away from the fast pace of city life and go take in some rolling hills and blue waters. So, as the wind blows a little cooler this weekend, we have rounded up some lovely destinations for those New York City travelers who want to hit the road for one last weekend getaway. Gas up the car, pack your bags, and head out to find hikes, kayaking, and beautiful views with these 10 Amazing Weekend Getaways From NYC:

1. Cooperstown, NY

cooperstown weekend getaways from nyc

Photo by Jada Kerek Mayon.

2. Phoenicia, NY

 phoenicia weekend getaways from nyc

3. Gloucester, MA

Gloucester

Photo by Lisa Frackiewicz.

4. Bear Mountain, NY

Bear Mountain

 Photo by gavvykins.

5. North Fork, Long Island

Sparling Point Vineyard, North Fork, Long Island weekend getaways from nyc

Photo by 4 Star Traveler.

6. New London, CT

NewLondon

7. Sea Girt, NJ

SeaGirt

Photo by Jon Palan.

8. Hudson, NY

Hudson

Photo by Sarah Rose.

9. Newport, RI

Newport
Photo by Nima Vakili.

10. Asbury Park, NJ

asbury

Photo by 8PMReservation.

Need some more ideas? Find more terrific destinations in our amazing World’s Best Weekend Getaway List.  And why don’t you swing on by Trover.com and introduce yourself? We would love to meet you.

 

10 Best Museums in NYC

There’s a lot to see in New York City, including an impressive array of museums covering everything from Medieval European art to sex to skyscrapers. One estimate places the number at nearly 100 museums between all 5 boroughs.

If you’re worried about fitting all 100 museums into your visit to New York, don’t fret: we’ve assembled a list of the 10 Best Museums in NYC, great for tourists and locals alike. Read on to see which spots you should be sure to see:

1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan

Trover photo by Michael Downey

 

2. The Whitney Museum of American Art in Manhattan

Trover photo by gavvykins

 

3. The Brooklyn Museum in Brooklyn

Trover photo by Typho Matthews

 

4. The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in Manhattan

Trover photo by Maegan Mcdowell

 

5. The American Museum of Natural History in Manhattan

 

6. The Museum of Sex (MoSEX) in Manhattan

Trover photo by Matthew Witkovsky

 

7. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in Manhattan

Trover photo by Vagrants Of The World

 

8. The Cloisters in Washington Heights

Trover photo by Brian V. Rowe

 

9. The New Museum of Contemporary Art in Manhattan

Trover photo by Scuba Mami

 

10. Museum of the City of New York in Manhattan

Trover photo by urban adventures

 

If that’s not enough awesome museum inspiration for your visit to New York, check out the full list of the Best Museums in NYC here, and don’t forget to share your own museum discoveries on Trover this summer!

 

7 Photos to Celebrate America the Beautiful

Happy Independence Day, America! To celebrate the 239th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, here are a few photos of America the Beautiful to stir up your national pride or inspire a visit to the States if July 4th is not a national holiday where you live:

1. Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park in Arizona

Trover photo by Claudia Matteau

 

2. Reflection Lake at Mt. Rainier National Park in Washington

Trover photo by Mark Rentz

 

3. Bay Bridge seen from the Embarcadero in San Francisco, California

Trover photo by Kristin Repsher

 

4. Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, New York

 

5. Maroon Bells in the Elk Mountains of Colorado

Trover photo by Jen – Nealys On Wheels

 

6. Delicate Arch in Arches National Park in Utah

Trover photo by max seigal

 

7. Haystack Rock in Cannon Beach, Oregon

Trover photo by Quintin Doroquez

 

Want to feel even more patriotic? Check out the full list of photos celebrating America the Beautiful here, and don’t forget to share your own photos of America the Beautiful on Trover!

7 Spots Every Game of Thrones Fan Needs to Visit

Though perhaps best known for its gory death scenes, HBO’s fantasy drama Game of Thrones actually scores high on many production elements, from its intricate costumes to its awesome special effects.

As travelers and wanderlusters, though, our eyes go straight to the gorgeous locations around the world used for filming. With Season 5 now over and summer officially here, it’s time to pack your bags and tour some of the locations behind your favorite show:

1. The Dark Hedges in Northern Ireland

This beech tree-lined road was used in the show as the Kings Road and the Dark Hedges of Armoy.

Trover photo by Randi Lynn

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