Austin September 24, 2017
8 Picture Perfect Fall Day Trips To Take Around Austin
Autumn has officially arrived! Celebrate the cooler weather and changing scenery with a day trip to one of these beautiful cities near Austin. From pumpkin patches to Oktoberfest parties, there’s no shortage of exciting things to do this season. These eight Fall day trips around Austin are picture perfect.
1. Have some fall fun at Sweet Berry Farm in Marble Falls
Sweet Berry Farm hosts The Harvest of Fall Fun until November 5th, Hop on a hay ride and stuff your own scarecrow. Weave your way through the epic 'Texas' maze and take a ride on the Sweet Berry Express Barrel Train. There's no shortage of Fall fun at Sweet Berry Farm, located at 1801 FM 1980 in Marble Falls, Texas. For more information on pricing and hours, visit
2. Pick out a pair of perfect pumpkins at Cross Plants and Produce in Kyle.
Cross Plants and Produce's festive pumpkin patch opens on October 7th, just in time for all of your Jack-o-lantern needs! Even though it's within the Kyle city limits, you'll feel like you've escaped into a remote, pastoral landscape. Munch on the fresh seasonal vegetables and say hello to Spot the mini donkey. You'll have so much fun at Cross Plants and Produce at 705 North Old Highway 81 in Kyle, Texas. For more information, visit
3. Explore the festivities at Wurstfest in New Braunfels
Head over to 120 Landa St in New Braunfels for the most exciting Fall festival in central Texas. This festival, running from November 3rd – 12th, celebrates German culture with delicious food, lively polka bands, and plenty of beer. You won't want to miss out on all the fun. To purchase tickets, visit
4. Travel through the Barton Hill Farm's corn maze in Bastrop
Barton Hill Farm's 5-acre corn maze is pure fun. Once you get out of its winding pathways, you can enjoy over 30 different Fall activities on the farm. Chow down on some delicious barbecue and listen to the sweet sounds of bluegrass music. Barton Hill Farms is open Saturdays & Sundays from September 23rd to November 5th. This farm, located at 1115 FM 969 in
Bastrop, is sure to make your autumn awesome.
5. Raise your glass at Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg, Texas
Frederickburg's Oktoberfest has all of the exciting German staples. You'll eat plenty of schnitzel and drink delicious German ales, but that's not all that you'll find at this unique fall festival. Dance to the music during "OkTUBAfest" and shake your tail feather with hundreds of revelers during the "Chicken Dance Around the Square." There's also arts and craft tables, a children's play area, and a domino tournament. This vibrant event will take place October 6 - 8 at 100 W Main St. To purchase tickets, click
6. Hop on a hay ride at The Robinson Family Farm in Temple, Texas.
Take a day trip to 3780 White Owl Ln in Temple, Texas for a slew of autumn activities. Their huge pumpkin patch is open 10:00 am to 6:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays until October 29th. Choose your favorite pumpkin, explore the corn maze, and visit the charming country store. For more information, visit
7. Gape at the fall colors at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area in Fredericksburg
The beautiful oak trees will turn gorgeous red hues in the late fall. Grab a jacket and explore this stunning stretch of nature. Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is located at 16710 Ranch Road 965 in Fredericksburg, Texas.
8. Camp at Inks Lake State Park in Burnet
Inks Lake State Park, located at 3630 Park Rd 4 W in Burnet, is home to some spectacular views. Pitch your tent and roast some s'mores over a roaring fire. If you want to avoid the chilly weather, you can also rent a cozy cabin for the night!
How are you celebrating fall?