Thursday, September 26, 2013

Fun Fall Activities and Vacation Rentals Too!

The leaves are changing and the air is becoming crisp.  Apple trees are ready for picking and pumpkins are ready to carve!  Take a break from your busy life to enjoy some of falls finest activities!

Fall Foliage in Aspen, Colorado:
Take in the beauty of the Golden Aspen Trees late September through mid-October.  A lovely shuttle offers views on the way to Maroon Bells to see the purple and white filled mountain peaks. Take a hike at the Grottos area to view waterfalls, too!  The scene is breathtaking-waterfalls, mountains, and trees of beautiful shades of amber and gold.
Image from Forbes.com
After your Aspen adventure, come home to your own private Aspen vacation rental!  We have over 230 properties in Aspen:
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Apple Orchard in Hendersonville, North Carolina:
This area of North Carolina is home to the Blue Ridge Mountains.  It is also home to one of the top apple orchards in the United States.  With 40 acres of apple orchards, the J.H. Stepp Farm's Hillcrest Orchard is a great place to visit and pick your own apples!  They offer over 20 varieties of apples such as the ever popular Golden Delicious apple!  This orchard offers wagon rides and farm tours through the orchard, apple picking and a wide selection of gifts!

Book your Hendersonville, North Carolina vacation rental at one of these awesome properties:
http://www.perfectplaces.com/vacation-rentals/168469.htm   -A six bedroom home with beautiful views of the mountains and fall foliage!
http://www.perfectplaces.com/vacation-rentals/168470.htm  -Three bedroom home with beautiful creek and views of the mountains!


Pumpkin Patch in Bryson City, North Carolina:
Aboard the Great Pumpkin Patch Express!  Bryson City is home of the Pumpkin Patch Express that transports riders to the pumpkin patch while listening to the Charlie Brown story "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown".  The train ride goes along the North Carolina countryside with beautiful fall foliage views.  The pumpkin patch is very child friendly, encouraging kids to wear Halloween costumes!  For more fun, the cast of the Peanuts are their to greet the children when they arrive at the pumpkin patch!  Even more, the Great Pumpkin Patch offers pumpkin picking, hayride and live music. 
After this wonderful adventure, make sure you have room for the whole family!  Book a vacation rental in Bryson City, North Carolina: 
 http://www.perfectplaces.com/vacation-rentals/26737.htm  -Breathtaking mountain and foliage views from the deck of this 3 bedroom 2 bath home!
http://www.perfectplaces.com/vacation-rentals/217796.htm  -Beautiful views and a private hot tub to enjoy them from! Two bedroom and 2 bath cabin home!

Enjoy the fall season with these great getaways!  And for a little fun, here is a pumpkin spice latte recipe for you to try!
Pumpkin Spice Latte
½ cup milk (or milk substitute)
½ tablespoon canned pumpkin
1½ teaspoon sweetener of choice (sugar, honey, stevia, agave nectar)
½ teaspoons vanilla extract
¼ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
½ cup of hot brewed coffee
Directions: In a saucepan, whisk together milk, pumpkin, sugar and cook on medium heat, stirring until steaming. Remove from heat, stir in vanilla and pumpkin pie spice. Transfer to a blender and process for 15 seconds until foamy ( Or just whisk the mixture continuously with a wire whisk until foamy). 2. Pour into a large mug. Add the hot coffee on top. Add whipped cream if desired -enjoy!


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