The Pumpkin Patch Train Ride In North Carolina That’s Perfect For A Fall Day

It seems each season in North Carolina comes accompanied by a festive train ride that reels in the holiday spirit. During Christmas we have the Polar Express, for a spooky adventure we can hop on board the Tweetsie Ghost Train, and now The Great Pumpkin and the Charlie Brown characters come to life in this great ride for all ages that happens to be the best pumpkin patch train ride in North Carolina.

What a unique experience for kids! This has to be the best pumpkin patch train ride in North Carolina!

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For another totally unique way to celebrate fall, the Woolly Worm Festival is a must-attend.

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Best Pumpkin Patch Train Ride In North Carolina

August 10, 2019

What are the best pumpkin patches in North Carolina?

Family memories are created each fall in dozens and dozens of pumpkin patches found all over North Carolina. From elaborately festive events that include corn mazes, apple cider, huge fields of pumpkins in all sizes, and more, the fall festival season and Halloween, in particular, brings a world of opportunity for families to enjoy the festivities. When it comes to the best pumpkin patches, those with corn mazes tend to rank high on the list of must-visit spots to pick out the perfect pumpkin. After a hayride and a turn in the corn maze, selecting that perfect pumpkin from which to carve a spooky jack-o’-lantern for the front porch is a must. For nine of the best pumpkin patches to visit in North Carolina, see this article which is chock-full of details.

What fall train rides can you take in North Carolina?

Embarking on a scenic drive to view North Carolina’s spectacular fall foliage is a must each season, but have you ever considered taking a train ride to see the splendor of autumn? There are a number of trains in North Carolina that operate during the fall season and a ride on any (or all!) of them is certain to deliver brightly colored landscapes as you motor along on the rails. The three best train operators for a fall foliage train ride in North Carolina are: Great Smoky Mountains Railroad in Bryson City, Tweetsie Railroad in Blowing Rock, and the Triangle Train’s New Hope Valley Railway operated by the North Carolina Railway Museum in New Hill.

What are the best fall festivals in North Carolina?

With winter weather looming in the not-so-distant future, fall festivals in North Carolina offer a few last hurrahs before the temps plummet. Weather in the fall is perfect for getting outside with friends and family to enjoy a festive occasion. Some of the best fall festivals in North Carolina are: Mayberry Days in Mt. Airy (third weekend in September), Wooley Worm Festival in Banner Elk (third weekend in October), Brushy Mountain Apple Festival in Wilkesboro (first Saturday in October), the huge Carolina BalloonFest in Statesville (third weekend in October), Wilmington Riverfest (second weekend in October), and the Potter’s Festival in Seagrove, where you can pick up amazing gifts for the holidays (the weekend before Thanksgiving). With so many great festivals, you may have a difficult time deciding which ones to attend, but you’ll definitely have a fantastic time!