Fall is among the best times for a couple to get away. The air is crisp, the leaves are a riot of colors, and kids are back in school. Whether you have time to get away on a full fall vacation, plan a weekend escape, or simply go for a long drive in the country, you can find great ideas to enjoy the season.
Coast to coast in the USA, you can find welcoming places to spend time together. Book early and plot out your route together, deciding where you want to stop to enjoy the scenery. Consider indulging in a romance package, which provides sexy extras like champagne to welcome you, a candlelight dinner, and breakfast in bed the next morning.
On Halloween, part of the fun of being a couple is dressing like one in costumes that complement each another. What's your Halloween costumes fantasy: Are you superheroes, romantic characters from history, devils in disguise, a pirate and wench, or something else entirely? Whether you have a Halloween party to go to or are celebrating by yourselves, these costumes for couples can make the night even more sexy and fun.
Seated side by side, you get to view fall's magnificent scenery through your window. There's time to kiss. Sleep. Dream. Whether you board a scenic train, an overnight train, or even scenic commuter trains, you're likely to find such rides great fun for two.
He likes perfectly round ones; I prefer those with more personality. Whatever your pumpkin aesthetic is, it's always fun to take a drive in the country and pick out some of these fabulous fall gourds. With a pumpkin carving kit, you can create something quite artistic. And by laying the washed and dried seeds out on a cookie sheet and toasting them at 250 degrees for about an hour(see directions), you can have a tasty snack. (Or simply pick up a pumpkin pie ad the grocery and leave the baking to others.) Either way, don't forget the candles.
Every fall, visitors flock to corn mazes to see if they can solve the puzzle they present. This site can help you find a maze near where you live or are traveling to visit this fall. Since mazes are great fun for families with kids, you may be happiest if you plan your visit to take place at sunset or even on a night with a full moon.
Recreate your own Garden of Eden scene in a New England apple orchard. Kim Knox Beckius, About.com's Guide to New England, provides a list of places where you can pluck the fruit from the trees. And she also offers some yummy recipes for pies and other apple delicacies to make at home afterwards.
Brilliantly colored leaves provide a brilliant backdrop to vacation pictures. So bring your camera along, and take plenty of photos that you can preserve online or in a travel scrapbook. If you're crafty, also collect leaves, twigs, and pine cones to arrange later (bring plastic bags) to keep the memory of the trip alive.