slides: 25 Things You Have to do This Fall
Sunday, October 25, 2015
"I think tourists really enjoy coming to New England and going on a leaf peeping ride. One of the things that we do well in New England is we work together to market ourselves with Discover New England," said Kristen Adamo, VP of Marketing at GoProvidence.
If your putting together your list of things to do, then stop. GoLocal has done it for you.
GoLocal has gone across New England and put together a list of things that you have to do this Fall before the season ends.
There are activities and events for all ages, from hayrides to haunted houses to apple picking, pumpkin picking and so much more.
How many of these activities can you get around to?
Check out 25 Things You Have to do in New England This Fall Slideshow below.
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Attend Waterfire in Providence
Waterfire is the premiere event in Providence and if you haven't gotten to one yet during the summer or fall season, now is the time to plan.
Waterfire is a great night out with different vendors, music and other entertainment lining the city streets while the river is lit up by the fire. For a really romantic and fun night, hop on a gondola ride.
While it may not be summer anymore and you may need an extra shirt or light jacket, there is still time to get some end of season swings in at your local golf course.
The fall season presents some of the best golfing weather that we have all year in New England.
Hit them straight.
Go Trick or Treating
Fall means Halloween, and Halloween means it's time for some trick or treating.
Grab the costumes, the kids and a couple of buckets and take to the streets for a night of candy collecting and then candy eating.
Halloween falls on a Saturday this fall which means no need to turn in early. Enjoy this fun fall night.
Attend King Richard's Faire in Carver, Massachusetts
Dive into history at King Richard's Faire, New England's oldest and largest Renaissance Festival and most beloved annual fall event. Dress up, play games and learn alot at a faire that is a great fall event for the entire family.
The faire ends on October 25th.
Learn About History at Plimoth Plantation
The fall season is Plimoth Plantation's busiest time of year and it is a great time to bring the family.
Visit the Wampanoag Homesite, the 17th-Century English Village, Nye Barn, Craft Center, Plimoth Bread Company, Mayflower II, and the Plimoth Grist Mill!
A great way to learn an dhave fun at the same time.
Pumpkin Picking at Jaswell's Farm
The fall season is all about pumpkins. Pumpkin beer, pumpkin pie and most of all pumpkin picking.
Pumpkin picking is a timeless event for families, especially those with young kids who will love to just run around and grab whichever pumpkin looks good to them.
Enjoy a Fall Beer Before They go Away
Whether it's Octoberfest from Sam Adams or a pumpkin beer from Harpoon or Newport Storm, it's time to get out to your local bar or store and pick up some of the great ball beers on tap or in stock.
Winter beers are right around the corner so go quickly.
Get Lost in a Corn Maze at Davis Farmland in Sterling, MA
Davis Farmland Mega Maze is 8 acres of mazes and hosts Fright Nights, Flashlight Mazing, and Daytime Halloween Mazing.
Daytime Halloween Mazing is Saturdays and Sundays (and Columbus Day) from 10 to 6 in October - includes trick or treating!
For FrightNight schedule, click here: FrightNight
Get Spooked at the Haunted Labyrinth in Cranston, RI
Get in the Halloween spirit and visit the Haunted Labyrinth, New England's longest running haunted house, celebrating its 30th year.
The Labyrinth is open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 7-10 p.m. up until October 31st
Tickets cost $12 if paying with cash or $13 with credit card.
Take a Fall Trip to Block Island
As the fall season rolls on, trips to Block Island are winding down.
But at the moment, there is still great weather ahead and great opportunities to get on the ferry and head over to Block Island for the day, or maybe even multiple days.
A fall trip to Block Island is something ou must do this fall.
Walk/Jog/Hike (Skip?) Through the Bird Sanctuary
There are some great walking and hiking paths behind the Audubon Society on Massasoit Road in Worcester to visit this fall.
Want to be at peace and escape the city without really leaving the city? Take a brisk walk through the Bird Sanctuary. If you don't feel better by the time you leave there...then turn around and go back in.
The bird sanctuary is located on 414 Massasoit Road in Worcester
What better way to spend a fall evening then strolling through Roger Williams Park Zoo and viewing some cool Jack-O-Lanterns.
The Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park is a Rhode Island and New England Fall staple featuring thousands of illuminated pumpkins from October 1st to November 11th with admission from 6-10p.m. on weekdays and 6-11p.m. on Saturdays.
Drink a Glass or Multiple Glasses of Apple Cider
Nothing says fall like drinking a nice warm glass of Apple Cider, or maybe multiple warm glasses of Apple Cider.
Head over to your local market and buy some, or maybe you know how to make your own or have your own recipe. Either way, drinking apple cider is something to look forward too.
Leaf Peeping in The Berkshires
One cool thing about the fall season is the changing of the leaves. You will want to go up to the Berkshires and stroll through a park or just down a street and take note of all the colors, it's a must do fall activity.
How many colors do you see?
Can't make it to the Berkshires, click here to see where the leaves are at their best across the rest of New England.
Hayride at Phantom Farms in Cumberland, RI
Nothing says Fall in New England like a Hayride, haunted or not, at Phantom Farms in Cumberland. Hayrides make for great family days or evenings and go well with a cup of warm apple cider or a hot chocolate in your hand as you ride.
Phantom Farms is located on 2920 Diamond Hill Road.
Photo courtesy of Don Rogers/flickr
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