The 10 Best Places to Travel in October
1. Toronto, Canada
Fall is incredibly colourful in Toronto as the leaves begin to change from green to orange. There are plenty of fall activities to participate in such as pumpkin picking, Nuit Blanche (all-night contemporary art event) and hikes to see the beautiful foliage.
See the Wanderlist Toronto Travel Guide for more Toronto travel recommendations.
2. Mexico City, Mexico
Mexico City hosts some pretty cool events in October - from food festivals to drink expos to concerts and the Day of the Dead celebration. In addition, the October offers warm days and pleasant evenings, making it an ideal travel destination
3. New Orleans, USA
New Orleans is rich in numerous cultures, from French to Caribbean, from individuals who founded the city. New Orleans is known for their music (jazz originated here!) and food - prepare to indulge your senses while you’re here. Although Mardi Gras is the liveliest time of year for New Orleans, October is one of the most beautiful months of the year as the weather is warm and fall festival season is in full swing
See the Wanderlist New Orleans Travel Guide for more New Orleans travel recommendations.
4. Lisbon, Portugal
Lisbon is the stunning capital of Portugal, armed with gothic grit and and glamour. The temperature is warm and you’ll be able to enjoy fewer crowds and cheaper travel during October
See the Wanderlist Lisbon, Portugal Travel Guide for more Lisbon travel recommendations.
Spend your days in Croatia exploring the ancient walled towns and swimming in the sapphire waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Visit in October when the crowds are thinner and temperatures are cooler (but still warm enough for swimming along the coast!)
See the Wanderlist Croatia Travel Guide for more Croatia travel recommendations.
6. Bali, Indonesia
Bali is known for its forested volcanic mountains, beaches, lush rice fields and coral reefs. October is one of the best months to visit as it’s during dry season (referred to as “summer” by the locals”
See the Wanderlist Bali, Indonesia Travel Guide for more Bali travel recommendations.
7. Taipei, Taiwan
The cuisine in Taipei is considered to be some of the best in Asia. Visit in October when the weather is a little cooler and rainfall is at its lowest
See the Wanderlist Taipei, Taiwan Travel Guide for more Taipei travel recommendations.
Peru has some of the most progressive restaurants (many top the list of best restaurants in the world) and plenty of activities to keep you busy. The best time to visit is during dry season, especially for those of you who want to participate in any treks
See the Wanderlist Cusco, Peru Travel Guide for more Cusco travel recommendations.
Jordan remains one of the most undervisited countries but is one of the most visitor-friendly countries of the Middle East. There are many spectacular things to see such as the Petra, the Roman city of Jerash, and the Dead Sea. October offers bright sunny days with cooler weather, allowing you to comfortably journey into the Valle of the Moon on camel or horseback during the day and warm enough to sleep out under the starry sky.
10. Piedmont, Italy
Piedmont is home to amazing fall scenery as well as fantastic food and wine. October is peak season for food and wine in Italy, with truffles, mushrooms, chestnuts and chocolate enjoying their own festivals during this time frame