United States Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Need help planning USA trip - autumn colours and more

Jump to last reply

To get over my post holiday blues I have started to think about my next trip. I would like to come to the USA, in particular the east coast to see the autumn colours and also I would like to see Savanah and perhaps Charlestown. My lovely friend Sue has also asked me to visit her in Portland Oregon with a side trip to Seattle.

Like Australia the distances are huge and I need help with driving vs flying and which direction I should follow.

Research has told me the colours are anywhere from last week in September to 3rd week October and that year by year this is changing. I am thinking of flying into Portland first then heading to opt 1) Seattle, then Savanah and working my way north. Would I then fly from Charlestown to Vermont? For some reason I fancy Vermont. Or opt 2) Portland, Seattle, Vermont then south. Should I add Boston? And of course have always fancied Montreal and or Quebec.

I would be looking at no more than three weeks total. I have looked at an Inn to Inn walking tour, has anyone done this? I am very open to suggestions as it it early days. Hardly over the jet lag!

Can anyone give me some help? Would driving from Charleston to New Englad be too far for that time frame?

Thanks in advance
Schnauzer

18 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcements:
  • Writers Needed for Mexico
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 24, 14 at 12:19 PM
  • Writers Needed for Georgia Coast
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 18, 14 at 03:12 PM
  • Writers Needed for Rwanda and Uganda
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 18, 14 at 03:12 PM
View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Hotel near Miami airport
  2. 2 ideas for pacific coast drive (CA)
  3. 3 Gulf Shores Restaurants
  4. 4 Kauai -- Music Lovers!!!
  5. 5 Fall vacation in Colorado
  6. 6 Road Trip SW
  7. 7 Pacific Coast Hwy 10 days
  8. 8 Chicago trip
  9. 9 NYC IN AUGUST
  10. 10 Help w/ River Cruise Company-OH to Mississippi-end@New Orleans-Fall 2014
  11. 11 Trip Report culpepper
  12. 12 Zion Narrows - Relatively Easy / Suitable for Older Folks?
  13. 13 Hiking Arches or Canyonlands National Park in fall?
  14. 14 San Fran to Las Vegas drive
  15. 15 Fancy dining
  16. 16 Lake Tahoe to Yosemite: advice needed
  17. 17 Will have five days in Savannah
  18. 18 Driving the BRP.....Virginia or North Carolina?
  19. 19 Trip Report Trip Report: New York City July 25-27, 2014
  20. 20 Day Cruise from Whittier or Steward?
  21. 21 Itinerary opinions
  22. 22 Atascadero -> Pacific Grove -> San Francisco
  23. 23 Vegas - Grand Canyon - Tucson
  24. 24 Relocating Tips - Mild Weather, Good Schools, Low Cost of Living
  25. 25 Los Angeles itinerary for August trip
View next 25 » Back to the top