By now, you’re back into a routine after summer break, and itching for Thanksgiving and Christmas to give you some much needed time off. But why wait for the holidays when you can plan the perfect weekend getaway now! Whether you long for a warm beach, or the beautiful changing leaves, there are lots of great fall destinations right here in the U. S.

If you’re not sure where to start, Travel + Leisure can help you narrow your options. From Nashville to Denver and San Diego to Chicago, each city has something different to offer during the fall.

Apple picking is also a great weekend getaway for you and your family. These days, apple orchards can offer more than just picking apples, with delicious homemade goods, locally brewed hard cider, and petting zoos. Check out The Travel Channel’s top apple orchards in the country to gain some autumn inspiration.

Finally, it wouldn’t be a fall getaway without a few pumpkins, corn mazes and a haunted house! USA Today has rounded up their list of the country’s coolest pumpkin patches. From the self-proclaimed pumpkin capital of the world to the world’s largest corn maze, there’s something for everyone.

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