Alabama September 24, 2020
Don’t Forget To Add Alabama’s 9 Must-Do Autumn Adventures To Your Fall Itinerary
It’s no secret Alabama is filled with such a variety of adventurous things to do, especially during the fall season. Listed below are nine must-do adventures to add to your fall itinerary. You’ll want to try them all!
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:
1. Take a hike through some of Alabama's most spectacular fall colors.
There are several places in Alabama that are perfect for a fall hike, including Little River Canyon National Preserve in Fort Payne. This scenic preserve, which is pictured above, offers lots of colorful foliage and some pretty amazing trails.
2. Visit one of Alabama's pumpkin patches.
Not many fall attractions can compare to a pumpkin patch. Alabama is home to several pumpkin patches that offer endless fun for the entire family, including The Great Pumpkin Patch in Hayden.
3. Get lost in a corn maze.
Over the years, corn mazes have become quite popular here in Alabama. There are several located throughout the state during the fall season, including some that are even haunted.
4. Book an overnight cabin stay in one of Alabama's most charming towns.
Nothing beats a fall getaway! One of Alabama's most charming towns for a fall getaway is Mentone, which offers several cabins for rent. For rental information regarding the cabin pictured above, click
5. Spend an afternoon apple picking.
Apple picking is among Alabama's top fall activities, and we're lucky to have several orchards located throughout the state that let us do this. Pictured above is an apple picking scene from Scott's Orchard in Hazel Green, Alabama.
6. Experience an incredible view from Alabama's highest natural point.
Cheaha Mountain, which is surrounded by the Talladega National Forest, is Alabama's highest natural point. It offers one of the state's most incredible views, especially this time of year.
7. Go mountain biking, horseback riding, and camping in Alabama's largest state park.
Oak Mountain State Park, Alabama's largest state park, is a great place to visit year-round, especially during the fall season. The weather is much cooler this time of year, so park guests are more comfortable participating in activities such as mountain biking, horseback riding, camping, etc.
8. Take a drive across one of Alabama's historic covered bridges.
Alabama is home to several covered bridges, including the historic Swann Covered Bridge (pictured) in Cleveland. Spanning nearly 330 feet, it's the state's longest covered bridge.
9. Spend a day climbing massive boulders at Horse Pens 40.
Horse Pens 40 is an outdoor nature park that's located in Steele, Alabama. It offers one of the Southeast's top bouldering opportunities. Bouldering is very similar to rock climbing, except no harness or rope is required. Only a crash pad.
What fun adventures have you got planned for this fall season? Please share them with us in the comments below.
For more information about Horse Pens 40, be sure to take a look at the following article:
Discover Your Love For Bouldering At Horse Pens 40 In Alabama. Address: 4322 Little River Trail #100, Fort Payne, AL 35967, USA Address: 288 County Hwy 45, Hayden, AL 35079, USA Address: Mentone, AL, USA Address: Cheaha Mountain, Alabama 36258, USA Address: 200 Terrace Dr, Pelham, AL 35124, USA Address: 3525 Co Hwy 42, Steele, AL 35987, USA Address: 1590 Swann Bridge Rd, Cleveland, AL 35049, USA Address: 8420 Cox Gap Rd, Sardis City, AL 35956, USA