Whether you travel by car or RV, take advantage of the cooler autumn temperatures, and set out on a leaf peeping trip. After all, there are so many places to explore where multi-hued fall foliage is on display—from the Blue Ridge Mountains in Georgia to the White Mountains of New Hampshire to the Finger Lakes Region in New York to the Southern Pacific Coast in California to the Olympic Peninsula in Washington to the Gulf Coast in Florida to The Great Lakes in Michigan. Along the way, you can hike, picnic, and camp in
That’s the route that Dr. Amber Schmidtke, 40, and her family, who live in Kansas City, took during the pandemic. Over the summer, for example, she and her family packed up their camper and traveled for three weeks through Colorado and Utah. Camping, she said, is “sort of pandemic-proof.”
In March, after she and her husband got vaccinated, they booked a Labor Day trip to Hawaii with their children, 10 and 12, with another family of mixed vaccination status.
“We fully expected that there would be a pediatric vaccine by now,” Dr. Schmidtke said. But a few weeks ago, as