Fall represents a return to “the grind” after a summer of relaxation and lazy days. But the crisp air and beautiful colors actually make the season an ideal time to take one final outdoorsy vacation. The following list, in no particular order, includes some places in New England, of course. Most of them are gorgeous, but we deliberately looks beyond the famous fall foliage area to bring you cities all across the U.S. that come to life in September and October.