Sightseeing Tours, Travel Packages and Day Trips from findmeetgo.com

Amazing Fall Festivals Around the U.S.

Harvest-time marks the official beginning of holiday season. The weather cools, the leaves change, and it’s time to take part in favorite local festivals and heartwarming yearly traditions. From apple picking, to pumpkin patches, corn mazes to fall brew fests, there’s something for everyone at these famous U.S. fall festivals.

Pennsylvania:

AutumnFest at Seven Springs: The wonder of fall is truly appreciated at the breathtaking Laurel Highlands at Seven Springs Mountain Resort's annual Autumnfest. Family activities include live music, novelty acts, arts and crafts, a huge pumpkin patch, scenic chairlift rides, and enough delectable food to keep you stuffed for weeks. Open ever Saturday and Sunday in October.

Beer

Massachusetts:

Wachusett AppleFest: Saturday-Sunday, October 15-16: The 28th Annual AppleFest is the premier place in Massachusetts to view more than 60 Craft Fair & Farmers Market Booths, Live Entertainment, an amazing Birds of Prey Show by The Raptor Project, Chainsaw Carving Demonstrations, Scenic Foliage Skyrides to the Summit, a Mountainside Barbecue, Seasonal Ales in the Beer Tent, Pony & Hay Rides, Specialty Items from Hannaford Supermarkets, Clowns, Jugglers & Magicians for the Kids. Sample the most delicious Apple Pies in the county at the 2nd Annual Great New England Apple Pie Contest on Saturday, October 15th.

Virginia:

Northern Virginia BrewFest: What better way to celebrate fall than with a world beer experience, featuring more than 40 of the world’s best breweries, delicious food that perfectly complements the craft beers, and outstanding local and regional bands providing live entertainment.

Pumpkins

California:

Dell’Osso Farms Pumpkin Maze: Each year the Dell’Ossos add to the activities offered, creating larger corn mazes, providing more festival-style food, and recently adding a zipline sure to thrill adults and children alike. Del’Osso Farms is open daily from Oct 1st – Oct. 31st.

New York:

At family-owned Great Pumpkin Farm you’re invited to share in the bounty of harvest and enjoy the region’s beauty. The Great Pumpkin Farm Fall Festival is all about wholesome fun and food. Choose your own pumpkin to carve from the largest patch in the state.

Chicago:

Visit Chicago’s historic Dollinger Farms: Get into the fall spirit with a horse drawn hayride, steam engine train ride, corn maze, petting zoo, face painting, a haunted barn, and more food than you can imagine. The gift shop offers pumpkins, gourds, Indian corn, locally made honey and jellies. A special live Civil War re-enactment will take place on October 15th and 16th. The farm is open daily from Sept 24 to Oct 30, 2011.

Fall Foliage 

Maine:

Boothbay Railway Village: Fall Foliage and Seaport Chowder Days: If you’re into classic, vintage automobiles, then Boothbay Railway Village’s museum is the place to go. The historic village also boasts an operating live steam narrow gauge train. Each weekend in October the village comes alive with a different themed fall fair. Two you shouldn’t miss are Fall Foliage and Seaport Chowder Days.