Texas October 04, 2017
9 Picture Perfect Fall Day Trips To Take In Texas
Fall is here, which means a whole laundry list of new activities just waiting to be experienced. Our state comes alive in the fall with countless exciting and fun ways to spend the day. If you’re looking for an unforgettable way to kick autumn off, start with one of these 9 picture perfect fall day trips to take in Texas.
1. Have homemade apple pie and ice cream at Love Creek Orchards (Medina)
At Love Creek Orchards, you can walk through a pumpkin patch, tour the orchard itself, marvel at the fall foliage of Lost Maples State Natural Area, and eat delicious homemade apple pie and ice cream at The Apple Store.
13495 State Hwy 16 North, Medina, TX 78055
2. Travel back to the Dark Ages at the Texas Renaissance Festival (Todd Mission)
Step back into medieval times at one of the most iconic festivals of the year. There's jousting, mead, Shakespeare, knife throwing, and plenty of food, games, and vendors selling all sorts of wares. You have plenty of time to visit because it runs through the last weekend of November!
21778 FM 1774, Todd Mission, TX 77363
3. Pick the perfect pumpkin at Dewberry Farms (Brookshire)
Located near Houston, this expansive pumpkin patch is fun for the whole family. With a hayride, corn maze, the patch itself, and an entire little village with shops, games, and food, there are few better ways to spend a fall day.
7705 Fm 362, Brookshire, TX 77423
4. Take this dreamy fall foliage road trip
If you love the sight of vibrant fall leaves, we have just the trip for you.
beautiful drive will take you to some of the best foliage around.
5. Attend Oktoberfest
There are dozens of Oktoberfest celebrations across Texas over the course of the month, one of the most notable being in Fredericksburg. But no matter where you go to partake in the festivities, rest assured you'll enjoy good food, beer, music, and German culture.
6. Enjoy a day of fall fun at Hall's Pumpkin Farm (Grapevine)
Families flock from all over the state to experience one of the best pumpkin patches around. The festivities also include a two-acre, mind-boggling corn maze and hayrides.
3420 Hall Johnson Road, Grapevine, Texas 76051
7. Be mesmerized by thousands of pumpkins at the Dallas Arboretum (Dallas)
I think it's safe to say you won't find a higher concentration of pumpkins anywhere else. There are over 90,000 in the arboretum, most located in the iconic "Pumpkin Village," an area in the middle featuring a house built entirely of them. Autumn at the Arboretum was rated one of America's top pumpkin festivals!
8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218
8. Take a hike at Lost Maples State Natural Area (Vanderpool)
Easily the best place to see fall foliage in Texas, you'll be wowed by the incredible red, yellow, and orange leaves the trees bear during the season. Be sure to check out the
Fall Foliage Report
before your trip to make sure you'll get the most out of it!
37221 F.M. 187 , Vanderpool, TX 78885
9. Go to the Texas State Fair (Dallas)
Us Texans look forward to this month-long festival all year. Fried everything on a stick, livestock auctions, rides, and games galore are waiting for you until October 22.
3921 Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd., Dallas, TX 75210
Any other autumn day trips in Texas you think people will enjoy? And just in case you need some more ideas, here are several beautiful
fall hikes you absolutely can’t miss out on this season.