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“Fall” in Love with the Great Outdoors

The cooler months can be a great time to fire up the RV and warm up to some on-the-road adventures.

As the heat of summer gives way to the refreshing embrace of autumn, nature undergoes a remarkable transformation, adorning itself with vibrant hues throughout the country. This season provides the perfect backdrop for embarking on unforgettable RV trips, allowing travelers to experience autumnal wonders.

Giant Recreation World is a family-owned and operated RV dealership and supercenter helping the community discover the perks of owning and renting recreational vehicles since 1976. And whether you’re a seasoned RVer or new to the world of recreational vehicles, a fall trip promises unique and rejuvenating adventures—adventures that Bartow Myers, sales director for Giant Recreation World, says offer exciting ways to enjoy your RV this fall.

“When we talk with new customers that haven’t owned an RV before, they often say that the main reason they’re looking to buy one is that they want to be able to spend quality time with family and friends, and travel with the convenience and control of doing it on their terms,” Myers explains. “Being in the business for over 40 years, we’ve heard this many times, so we’re eager and happy to help our customers create those lifelong memories.”


Chasing the Fall Foliage

One of the most captivating aspects of a fall RV trip is witnessing the dramatic change in foliage as deciduous trees prepare for the winter ahead. The landscapes transform into a mosaic of colors, with leaves transitioning from lush greens to brilliant shades of red, orange and yellow. Traveling through forests, scenic highways and national parks offers an ever-changing canvas of natural beauty.

“When fall arrives, we see a lot of folks planning trips in the RV around regions known for their stunning fall foliage displays.” shares Myers. “Just a short, six-to-seven hour drive north, folks can head up to Georgia or the Carolinas to take in the beautiful scenery. If they want to go even further north, the New England states like Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine, are renowned for their picturesque landscapes during the fall months. The Blue Ridge Parkway, which winds through the Appalachian Mountains, offers breathtaking vistas of foliage as far as the eye can see. Even national parks like the Great Smoky Mountains and Acadia are equally enticing, providing a playground for hikers, photographers and nature enthusiasts to celebrate the season.”


Cozy Campfires and Culinary Delights

Fall RV trips also offer the perfect opportunity to enjoy blazing campfires and indulge in hearty seasonal cuisine. The cooler air and chillier nights create an inviting atmosphere for gathering around a crackling fire, roasting marshmallows and sharing stories under the starlit sky. It’s also a chance to enjoy comfort foods like warm apple cider, pumpkin-spiced treats and hearty stews that perfectly complement the season.

According to Myers, “Many RV parks and campgrounds offer facilities for outdoor cooking, so it’s a great opportunity to try your hand at creating some delicious meals inspired by the fall. Or to just enjoy the simple pleasure of a cup of hot cocoa beside your RV.”


The Sporting Life

One of the biggest assets of owning an RV in the fall is the ability to tailgate at all the local sporting events in style and comfort.

“Floridians love football,” Myers says. “With an RV, you can tailgate comfortably—and not just at the games, but anywhere. Pick up the kids from school and head to the beach or the campground and spend the whole weekend with friends and family celebrating.”

The Daytona International Speedway and its January and February events also generate a lot of RV rentals and sales. “People pick up their RV and head straight to the infield to be a part of the action,” Myers continues. “I do highly recommend booking as early as possible if you plan on renting an RV for those types of large events. We get reservations six months to a year out, so the sooner the better.”


Embracing Tranquility and Solitude

Autumn is often considered the “shoulder season” in the world of travel, falling between the busier summer and winter months. This means that RV enthusiasts can enjoy a more serene experience on the road. Campgrounds are a little less crowded, allowing for a greater sense of privacy and the opportunity to connect more intimately with nature.

Whether you’re seeking a quiet escape to a secluded lakeside campsite or hoping to bask in the serenity of a mountain retreat, the fall offers the perfect conditions for a more introspective journey. Imagine waking up to the soft rustling of fallen leaves and the gentle calls of migrating birds—a symphony of tranquility that truly rejuvenates the soul.

An RV trip in the fall offers a unique opportunity to experience nature’s splendor in all its glory, along with fun fall and winter activities and sporting events. From the breathtaking landscapes painted with autumnal hues to the cozy campfires that warm the heart to the excitement of rooting for your favorite team, this season beckons adventurers to hit the open road and create cherished memories.

Giant Recreation World wants to help make the change of the seasons even more exciting with a fall sale running from Sept. 28 through Oct. 1. So, pack your bags, fire up the RV, and set out on a journey that will immerse you in the beauty and tranquility of fall’s embrace.



Giant Recreation World
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