Fall and Winter
This area features dog sledding, skiing, hiking, birding, Halloween hauntings and other fall and winter adventures.
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, VA
On Assateague Island the breezes bring the sounds of snow geese honking and the neighs of wild ponies. Misty, the pony from Marguerite Henry's book helped publicize Chincoteague, but the area also has sunlit beaches, wetlands and in fall thousands of migrating waterfowl.
Dog Sled Through Snowy Woods
Dog Sled through woods in Minnesota.
Fall Fun on the Ski Slopes
In fall ski slopes dazzle with gold, rust, and yellow leaves. You can hike, mountain bike and ride the chair lifts for scenic views or simply stroll the cross-country trails through the woods. An added bonus: autumn’s prices are lower than rates in ski season.
Fall Getaways near Charlottesville, VA
Take advantage of fall’s spectacular foliage and crisp weather by hiking, biking, touring wineries, visiting historic sites and picking apples and pumpkins. Virginia’s countryside just outside Charlottesville and in nearby Nelson County offers all of these activities
Five Ways to Enjoy the Fall Foliage
Leaf-peepers love fall for its dazzling foliage. Autumn is the season to hike through woods, take scenic train rides and drive the back roads in order to savor the scenery. Billowing red, yellow and rust colored leaves change a mountainside to ribbons of color and forest groves shine like gems.
Ride Horses and Trains to Enjoy the Fall Colors
Enjoy the fall foliage on a cattle round-up at Pinegrove Dude Ranch in New York's Catskill Mountains and book a scenic train ride in North Carolina, Texas and Arizona,Great Smoky Mountains Railroad North Carolina
Ski With an Olympic Champion
Ski with an Olympic Champion in Canada.
Snow Fun Jackson Hole, Wyoming
In winter, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, offers mountains of ski trails plus such memorable off-the-slopes outings as dog sledding, hot springs soaks and wildlife safaris. The town of Jackson is also the gateway to the majestic Grand Teton National Park and to Yellowstone National Park.
Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights
For the scariest Halloween ever—and one that’s the most fun—take part in Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights. Now in its 19th year, the nocturnal festivities in October are the preeminent celebration of the season, featuring eight haunted houses and six scare zones.
Winter Adventures in Stockholm
Take advantage of pricey Stockholm’s winter discounts of 20-40% off summer’s high season rates to sample the city. Less pricey than a week at a posh stateside ski resort, our Stockholm adventure included touring an 18th century castle, ogling Viking gold and exploring a centuries-old war ship.
Winter on Virginia and South Carolina’s Beaches Adventure Living Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Adventure Living Site Map
Winter is a special time for us to visit the beach. With no crowds, it’s easy to enjoy the peacefulness of a stroll along the sand accompanied by the sounds of surf. Virginia and South Carolina lure work weary urbanites like us with shore solitude, civilized accommodations and low winter rates.
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