Summer is winding down and while the air is cooler and the days are shorter, the fall months are still a great time to pack up your bags and take a little road trip! Experience the gorgeous fall foliage on the east coast this autumn by getting out of Philly for a long weekend and traveling to one of Gary Barbera’s favorite fall road trip destinations! Pack up your Jeep Gladiator, it’s time to hit the road!
Inner Harbor, Maryland
Take a little trip out of state in your Jeep Gladiator and visit Charm City! Inner Harbor and the surrounding small towns come alive in the fall with farmers markets, harbor cruises and plenty of historic museums to attend. You can really get in the spooky spirit by attending a ghost tour or a Wicked History pub crawl.
Distance from Philly: 105 miles
Pine Creek Gorge, Pennsylvania
Often referred to as “The Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania” this gorge offers spectacular views of the fall scenery. Cruise along over 45 miles of gorgeous scenery, taking in the scenic wonders and the beautiful changing of the leaves. There’s also plenty of trails throughout if you want to take the Gladiator for an off-road adventure!
Distance from Philly: 200 miles
A small town nestled in Lancaster County; Lititz has been recently dubbed the “coolest small town”. With plenty of fun fall activities to indulge in like festivals, fairs or even a trip to the Wolf Sanctuary of Pennsylvania, there’s plenty to do and a plethora of places to explore.
Distance from Philly: 76 miles
Cape May, New Jersey
A trip to the Jersey shore isn’t just reserved for the busy summer months! Pack up your Jeep Gladiator for the weekend and enjoy the Cape May Fall Festival. It’s New Jersey’s longest running bird festival as well as home to the Cape May Monarch Monitoring Project. Many of the restaurants and shops stay open through the fall or there’s always bike rides by the beach in the cool air!
Distance from Philly: 93 miles
New Hope, Pennsylvania
Take a short ride up I-95 in your Jeep and you will enter Bucks County for a fun fall weekend in New Hope, Pennsylvania! Hayrides, arts & crafts festivals and frightening ghost tours are just some of the fun things you can do while visiting! This small city is packed with a rich history and beautiful scenery that can best be viewed by a hike on one of their many loop trails along the Delaware Canal.
Distance from Philly: 44 miles
Get out this fall before the cold air hits Philly for a fun filled mini road trip in your Jeep Gladiator! Gary Barbera Cares so he’s always ready to give you the best tips and tricks on where to take your Jeep this season. Whether it’s an off-roading adventure or packing the family up for one more trip to the beach, you’ll always have a great time in your Jeep!