Summer’s over but that doesn’t mean it’s time forget about traveling! Autumn is an amazing time to get out there and see the world and experience the beauty of the changing season. October is an ideal time to book a cabin vacation for those who like to avoid the crowds, want to beat the heat, and can’t get enough of those colorful leaves. Here’s some of our picks for can’t-miss October cabin destinations.

Colorado Cabin Destinations

Our pick this year for the western US is Estes Park in northern Colorado. You can experience all that autumn has to offer in this unique natural wonderland. From the fall foliage to the wildlife viewing, there’s plenty to see and experience during October. A cabin vacation near Estes Park this October is sure to be filled with amazing fall fun.

Affectionally known as “Elktober”, October is an important time for Estes Park’s Elk population (which number in the thousands). Animal lovers and interested observers alike will appreciate the mating display of these majestic creatures. The call of the Elk is distinct and memorable, and reminds visitors that the park is alive and well.

If fall color is a must for your October travels, Estes Park is sure to impress. Golden Aspens are viewable on the park’s network of trails. Enjoy incredible vistas where you’ll be able to take in the expansive views complete with Colorado color. It’s the perfect time to visit before the winter season brings in the snow and cold. Keep this spot in mind for a cozy couples cabin vacation!

Texas Cabin Destinations

Making our way into the southern region, we want to highlight a special area in Texas for October travel. Texas Hill Country is where the southeast meets the southwest, and you can expect the best of both worlds when visiting this area. Blue pools, grand rock formations, and gorgeous flora and fauna are all around in Hill Country. Book your cabin vacation and enjoy a number of activities just steps from your front door!

A fun way to experience this area is by horseback. Traverse the wilderness and ride by waterfalls, fields, and forested hills while enjoying this immersive activity.

If you’re after a hike, check out Hill Country Natural Area. Take the West Peak Overlook Trail, a favorite of rangers, to the vista where you can see 360 degree views of the park. October is a wonderful time to visit for a hike, with mild weather and low crowds. A cabin stay is the best way to enjoy the natural beauty of this unique region.

New Hampshire Cabin Destinations

Our Northeast pick is none other than Mount Washington in northern New Hampshire. What better place to take in the regions famous fall color than at the highest peak in the northeastern US? Book your cabin for this leaf-lovers hotspot and explore the natural splendor.

Getting to the top will require a long and windy car ride up the mountain. Along the way you will take in views, and can snap pics in the viewpoints on the roadside.

The leaf peeping at Mount Washington is second to none, offering a range of color and a variety of trees. Bright reds, warm orange, and sunny yellow will surround your senses when you come to visit during the fall. Come make an adventure out of your fall leafing trip this October.

Staying in a cabin this October is the best way to experience the beauty of autumn. No matter where you are, there’s a vacation spot waiting to show you the wonders of fall. Your October cabin stay is sure to be peaceful, beautiful, and memorable. Summer may be over, but don’t wait until next year to discover your ultimate cabin vacation!