(Originally published on TrvlPorter.com)
First things first, who is Trvl Porter? Think of them as your fashionable BFF, personal stylist, and trend guru. They are your fashion concierge for vacations. They’ll lend you designer looks and send them directly to your destination (AKA no need for bulky luggage!). Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, getting your personalized rental travel wardrobe is quick and easy.
How does it work? First, you head to their site and fill out your own style + fit profile. Then their stylists will put together options for you and you get to review and approve your personalized suitcase. The best part is not having to worry about getting the fashions to your destination. They’ll handle the shipping for you and you can simply pick up at your hotel or Airbnb. Then, when you’re all done, just return the clothes for free in their pre-labeled packaging.
As summer sadly comes to an end, never worry… fall is here and it’s one of the best times to travel. Summer crowds are no longer, children have gone back to school and rates for accommodations have started to drop along with the temperatures. Plus, fall fashion, need we say more! Below are five top fall 2019 places to visit and Trvl Porter fall outfits we recommend.
1. Albuquerque, New Mexico: for the dreamer
Can you imagine a sky filled with 600 hot air balloons among the most beautiful sunset? During the annual Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque on October 5-13, 2019 this dreamy sky is one you can witness. Everything you need to know here. Even if you miss the event this year, it is a great thing to keep in mind for the future!
There are plenty of other things to check out in this city that are perfect for fall. Shop the Rail Yards Market. Take an Old Town Ghost Tour. Wander the street art of Nob Hill. Take a Breaking Bad RV Tour and see the filming locations.
Our top fall outfit choices for Albuquerque, New Mexico are: 1)
A gingham blouse tied at the front paired with high rise denim, Ray Bans and booties.
A red floral maxi dress with cold shoulders and moccasins.
2. Georgia to Tennessee - Blue Ridge Scenic Railway: for the adventurer
We couldn’t think of a better way to ogle at all the fall foliage than by way of train in the south. This little adventure is filled with nature views, charming towns and nostalgic wonder. Between September 20 and November 11, 2019, take in the season’s colors on this scenic 26-mile round-trip excursion along the Toccoa River in the Chattahoochee National Forest. Book here.
Our top fall outfit choices for the blue ridge scenic railway:
A fitted jumpsuit with wedges, bring a long a denim jacket.
A knit sweater with simple details, dark denim, suede loafers and a cashmere beret!
3. Northern California Wine Country: for wine lovers
Fall in Napa and Sonoma counties doesn’t just mean great weather—it’s also time for the “crush,” grape harvesting season. There isn’t a better time to gather your tribe, the perfect fall look and head to wine country for a weekend. Sonoma Country Harvest Fair October 4-5, 2019 are featuring over 100 wineries. Get your Sonoma Country tickets here. Travel in style and be wined and dined on the Napa Valley wine train. The train stops at famous vineyards like Hall Wines and Domaine Chandon along the way. Book Napa Valley wine train tickets here.
Our top fall outfit choices for wine country:
Bright knit pullover sweater, floral mini skirt, suede booties and a leather crossbody.
Burgundy blouse, skinny jeans, slip on mules, a tote with a glass of wine in hand.
4. Park City, Utah: for the outdoor enthusiast
We all know that Park City is a magical ski town, but it’s just as magical right before winter begins. This beautiful city has breathtaking views throughout. Walk Main Street, which is packed with independently owned shops, cafés, and galleries. Take a drive around the mountain and soak up with the breathtaking views and fall colors. This city has plenty of hikes to catch sunsets hitting the beautiful fall landscape. There are other adventures to try including mountain biking, fly fishing, river rafting, hot air ballooning or horseback riding.
Our top fall outfit choices for Park City, Utah:
Thigh high suede boots over skinny jeans layered with a jacket, sweater, scarf and pom beanie.
A simple white eyelet top with a leather skirt and loafers, add in a scarf and denim jacket for brisk nights.
5. Portland, Maine: for the charming town seeker
This charming coastal city outside of New England provides the scene for some of nature’s most spectacular fall views. If you are craving great seafood, Coastal Maine is best known for its lobster. Nature enthusiasts are sure to love hiking in the area, especially when fall foliage is at its peak and nature puts on an impressive display of brilliant colors. Plus, if you’re a food and drink person, October 17-20 is Portland’s food and spirits festival, Harvest on the Harbor. Get tickets here.
This Conde Nast Traveler list of Portland Maine has all you need to know.
Our top fall outfit choices for Portland, Maine:
Comfy camel color fall sweater over a tee, paired with ripped boyfriend jeans, slip-on mules and a hat.
Fall boho kimono dress, wool fedora hat + booties.