From nearby Disney to far-flung Tasmania, these five autumn getaways include adventure, relaxation and great food.
Epcot International Food & Wine Festival
The festival celebrates its 20th anniversary this year from Sept. 25 to Nov. 16. This 53-day culinary feast features many first-time events including a new exhibit called “Sustainable Chew” and “Chew Lab”—a collaboration with the cast from ABC’s “The Chew.” The event will showcase tech trends in food science inspiring dishes like the Liquid Nitro Chocolate Almond Truffle with Warm Whiskey Caramel.
Crystal Cruises Superyacht
Featuring 31 luxury suites for 62 guests, Crystal Esprit will sail to places that are inaccessible to large cruise ships. Amenities include Michelin-starred cuisine plus the choice of two complimentary shore excursions in every port. Guests can indulge in a state-of-the-art deep-sea submersible vessel or they can cruise in a 32-foot Wider super-yacht.
Ride & Seek: Tasmania Cycling Tour
Adventure travel outfitter Ride & Seek is offering an eight-day Tasmania cycling tour taking guests through Tasmania’s national parks, mountain ranges, historic villages and high-altitude lakes. Cyclists will see Tasmanian devils, kangaroos, wallabies, koalas.
Hilton Head Island Golf Getaways
Take advantage of various golf packages offered at the resorts this fall. The Heritage Golf Collection “Fore” Golf Package includes four nights in villa accommodations and four rounds from Port Royal Golf & Racquet Club, Shipyard, Palmetto Hall Plantation and Oyster Reef. Another offer includes the Sea Pines Resort “Pete Dye Signature Group Golf Package,” which features deluxe villa accommodations for three nights and three rounds of Pete Dye golf, including the famed Harbour Town Golf Links.
Insight Vacations: Italy
Indulge in a 13-day extravaganza of Rome, Capri, Perugia, Tuscany, Rapallo and Venice. Highlights include private access to Vatican City, an overnight stay on the Isle of Capri at the renowned Capri Palace, a luxurious lunch at Capri’s Michelin-starred Il Riccio restaurant, an exclusive Tuscan cooking demonstration from a master chef, plus a relaxing Cinque Terre sightseeing cruise.