Best Fall Day Trips outside of New York City
🎃Pumpkin Patches, 🍎Apple Orchards, 🌽Corn Mazes, & 👻Haunted House… oh MY! Looking to leave the City? Stop by these favorite spots for New Yorkers for guaranteed fall fun 🍂
Best Fall Event: The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze | 7,000 glowing, intricately carved pumpkins shining along the riverside near Van Cortlandt Manor.
Train: Metro-North Hudson Line from Grand Central to Croton Harmon | 2 hrs North
Best Haunted House: Schmitts Farm Haunted House | Long Island’s #1 Haunted Attraction with Mansion and Haunted Corn Trail. Both attractions include live actors and plenty of surprises to scare even the most seasoned horror fan.
Train: Ronkonkoma Line from Penn Station to Farmingdale | 1 hr
Best Pumpkin Patch: Outhouse Orchard | All their pumpkins are off the vine, so you can pick your favorite from their big patch and then head straight for the hayride. Family run, they also have an apple orchard late into fall ripe for the pickin’.
Car: 1 hr 10 min North
Best Corn Maze: Amazing Maise Maze | Located in Queens, NY, enjoy getting lost in NYC's 3-acre interactive corn maze. The adventure begins with a "Stalk Talk" to prepare you for the challenge of finding clues, solving puzzles, and making your way out of the maze.
Train: 1 hr 30 min East