4 Fun Festivals to Join During The Fall.


Cooler weather and fewer crowdsare two benefits of traveling during the fall. A number of festivals taking place around North America give globetrotters another excuse to hit the road.

Los Cabos

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day at theHilton Los CabosaCUAaA[acute accent] Mole Festival. The festival will take place the day before the Mexican holiday, on September 15, and feature the culinary stylings of Chef Mauricio Lopez who will curate a festive Mexican mole dish, served with special cocktails that honor local Mexican Culture.

Mexico Independence Day is the following day and will feature celebrations around the country. The hub of the festivities takesplace in Mexico City, where the president rings the bell of the National Palace in Mexico City at 11 p.m.

Rhode Island

The12th annual Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festivalwill take place in Newport, Rhode Island. The most noteworthy events include the two-day Grand Tasting featuringhundreds of winesandcelebrity chef demonstrations; the Wine & Rosecliff Gala; Burgundy Grand Cru Dinner; the Vintner Dinner; a Sunday Jazz Brunch; food and wine seminars; and the Newport After Dark Party.

The event takes place September 21-24 andfor those traveling to the festival, a stay at the Castle Hill Inn means guests can experience the creations of its very own Chef Lou on-site.

Dallas, Texas

TheState Fair of Texas, held in Dallas, is one of the longest-running fairs in the nation and, of course, one of the largest. Annually held since 1886, the festival is held over 24 days, from September 29 to October 22, 2017.A centerpiece of the fair is a football game played between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Texas Longhorns. The event also includes amusement rides, an auto show, dog and pig races, a BMX bike show, puppet shows and more.

Visitors from out of town can take advantage of a package full of savings at the Highland Dallas.The Texas Size Savings packageincludes complimentary hotel valet parking, two tickets to the fair and 40 coupons for rides, food and beverages.

Turks and Caicos

The four-dayCaribbean Food & Wine Festivalis put on in partnership with Turks and Caicos Tourism Board, Grace Bay Resorts and the Wine Cellar. This yearaCUAaA[acute accent]s event will feature a number...

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