SEPT Vacation HotSpots

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  1. Rikter8

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    I need a vacation.

    What U.S. spots are hot and happening this time of year?

    I'm looking to drive from MI to wherever, and don't have a ton of cash to spend on an exotic vacation.

    I'd like:
    Scenic, but yet fun sightseeing.
    Carnivals? FolsomFair?
    Car Show events/happenings
    Not into Rides, or over the top stuff.
    I'm doing it alone, so I also want fairly safe.

    I thought about North Carolina, TN, Minnesota or Montana.
    Even Virginia as the colors start to change on a color tour would be cool.

    Any Ideas or locations you could recommend to a person that's not seen anything further than OH?
     
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    Banff is pretty fucking spectacular.

    So is Utah. It's full of Mormons and survivalists but it is the most awe-inspiring state I've ever visited.

    The California coast is pretty amazing. Driving up Route 1 is remarkable. Malibu in a convertible is everything they say it is.

    I'd start down in San Diego and just drive up the coast stopping at various places along the way. If you don't have a lot of time, then just skip LA and save it for another trip.
     
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    California is where it's at baby! Lol. It's wonderful here.
     
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    I used to live in South Central Michigan. Here are some ideas --

    Toronto

    Montreal / Quebec City

    Niagra Falls

    If you're willing to go as far as Montana, I was in Yellowstone (Wyoming) a couple months ago. It's incredible. Check out all the National Parks. We have some world class geology here. Yosemite, Death Valley, Zions, Glacier, etc. etc.

    If you're into history -- Boston or Philadelphia.

    Scenery -- Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive. While you're in North Carolina see Biltmore. In Virginia, see Mount Vernon, Monticello and Colonial Williamsburg. (You didn't say how many days you have...)

    For more suggestions, post your question in the Travel Group. I'll send you an invitation.
     
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