October Anniversary

Where to Go for an October Anniversary Celebration

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Did you know that October is the second-most popular time for a wedding? (June, of course, is first.) This gorgeous month is perfect for anniversary travel as well. The weather is glorious, attractions aren't crowded, and the colors, sights, and sounds of fall yield sensual pleasures. For couples eager to travel, these are some of the top ways to celebrate an October anniversary.

Find Fall Foliage in October

October is when fall foliage peaks in many locations, which makes it an ideal time for couples to take a leaf-peeping driving trip. Head due north to see leaves of gold and orange, red and purple. To get in the spirit, stop at an orchard or country store for fresh-pressed apple cider and cinnamon donuts, and pause to pick a pumpkin.

Toast Your October Wedding Anniversary

Are you wine lovers, or want to learn more about the fruit of the vine? Plan your anniversary trip to celebrate the October grape harvest, complete with a stay at a romantic inn and a wine tasting tour.

October in Europe 

Before the chill of winter sets in, Europe is a best bet for an October anniversary trip. The crowds have dispersed, so it's easier than ever to get into world-class museums and attractions. And the best way to travel through the continent is via the excellent European train system, which makes it easy to experience more than a single destination on your visit. Seeing the sights from the window of a train as you cuddle with your honey couldn't be more relaxing and romantic.

Symbolic Trips

Does your October anniversary mark a significant milestone in your relationship? If so, consider taking a romantic anniversary travel trip that coincides with the number of years that you have been together — and top it off with a vow renewal.

Price an October Anniversary Getaway

Don't allow your October celebrating be on the losing side of a trick or treat. Plan now to get away then. You'll avoid disappointment by having a wider selection of hotels, flights, cruises, and tours by booking earlier rather than at the last minute.