Fall brings a lot of outdoor activities and festivals to the Hoosier state. From apple picking to haunted houses, here are 10 of the most perfect fall day trips to take in Indiana.
1. Wild Zoo Halloween - Fort Wayne
Enjoy a day of Halloween fun in costume, surrounded by hundreds of animals. Enjoy treat trails, meet Broomhilda the Witch, pick pumpkins, and enjoy more family friendly activities at this incredible event. Get dates and information
and find the zoo at 3411 Sherman Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46808.
2. U-Pick at Anderson Orchard - Mooresville
This awesome orchard lets you pick apples, berries, pumpkins, and more. There's also a ton of fresh produce already picked for you, and lots of sweet treats like apple butter to try. There are hayrides and other events all through October, making it a perfect day trip for exploring the orchard and having some quality family fun. Find it at 369 E Greencastle Rd, Mooresville, IN 46158.
3. Headless Horseman @ Conner Prairie - Fishers
This incredible event features hayrides, a 7-acre corn maze, and of course, the main event - a headless horseman ride! This year will also feature other family friendly activities to keep everyon entertained all day long. Learn more
and find it at 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers, IN 46038.
4. Grandpa Jeff's Trail Rides - Morgantown
This epic horse riding tour is great for beginners or even those who have been riding their whole lives. You'll ride through pastures, hills, past creeks, and experience a plethora of scenery, which is perfect for a crisp fall day. Try this out at 5889 S Skinner Rd, Morgantown, IN 46160.
5. Joe Huber Family Farm - Starlight
This incredible farm offers a plethora of fall fun. Enjoy picking apples and berries, finding the best pumpkins, pony rides, a corn maze, and so much more. Don't forget to swing by their store for a variety of goodies and treats or head over to their restaurant for a farm fresh meal. Find them at 2421 Engle Rd, Starlight, Indiana.
6. Spring Mill State Park - Mitchell
This incredible park has a ton of fall fun in store. Enjoy Scarecrow Weekend in Pioneer village on October 14th and 15th and Haunted Village on the 14th. Come in costume and ready for tons of fun! Find them at 3333 State Road 60 E, Mitchell, Indiana.
7. Goebel Farms - Evansville
This awesome farm has a unique cornmaze for Hoosiers to enjoy - in the shape of Princess Leia. Come check out this awesome maze and enjoy a barn slide, petting zoo, and fresh pumpkins and gourds. Find them at 4745 W Boonville New Harmony Rd, Evansville.
8. Brown County State Park - Nashville
This stunning park is always beautiful in the fall. Check out the changing colors of the leaves during a hike or horseback ride or enjoy a night camping amongst nature. Find it at 1810 State Road 46 East, Nashville, IN 47448.
9. Miller's Cider Mill - Middlebury
If you love apple cider, you have to check out this incredible family-owned cider mill. Enjoy up-close tours of the mill and indulge in cider, apple butter, and maple syrup. Find them at 55514 County Road 8, Middlebury, IN 46540.
10. Apple Works - Trafalgar
This incredible orchard is rumored to have the best pie in Indiana. Their delicious apple pie is well worth the trip, but their fall activities will keep you hanging around. Enjoy apple picking, pumpkin patches, petting zoos, and much more! Check them out at 8157 S 250th W, Trafalgar, IN 46181.
Which of these fall day trips looks like the most fun to you? For more beautiful sights during fall, check out this
fall foliage road trip.