New York’s Glowing Pumpkin Trail Is A Great Way To Celebrate Fall
As summer winds down, things are already feeling a little more like fall. Somehow, our department stores and decorating hot spots can’t seem to wait! Between the hustle and bustle of kids heading back to school and all of the autumn-themed items beginning to line shelves, we’ve got autumn on our minds!
Of course, autumn brings one of the best holidays of the year: Halloween. A frenzy of candy and well-costumed excitement, it’s one of the best times of the year. If you’re wondering how you can enjoy the Halloween spirit before the holiday actually arrives though, then you’re going to want to think about visiting our state’s only glowing pumpkin trail. Yep, it’s real! As the best pumpkin glow in New York, it’s guaranteed to blow your mind.
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Halloween is great in the northeast, and alongside the incredible Great Jack O’ Lantern Blaze, folks love to experience the Village Halloween Parade and Children’s Halloween Festival in the city. The Hudson Valley has its own series of autumnal events, too! You don’t have to go to the city for the Not So Scary Halloween hosted by Monroe, the I Spy Scavenger Hunt in Cornwall or the Nyack Halloweek that takes place all over Nyack.
What are the best Halloween towns in New York?
If you’re looking for fun “Halloween Towns” in the heart of New York, you can’t get any sweeter than a small town experience in the Hudson Valley. White Plains is a great spot for the whole family in Westchester County, and Washingtonville, Yorktown and Nyack are also great for an autumnal celebration.
What are the best pumpkin patches in New York?
There are fabulous pumpkin patches scattered across the state. Pumpkinville in Great Valley is a wonderful spot for the whole family, and there are 70 acres of pumpkins and Squash at Tim’s Pumpkin Patch in Marietta. The Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence is only a couple of bucks a person and boasts thousands of pre-picked pumpkins, and Rulfs Orchard in Peru (Yep, Peru in New York!) has an epic corn maze.