7 Places to Enjoy the Fall Festivities

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The smell of pumpkin spice and apples is finally here. Apple picking, pumpkin picking and watching the change in scenery and more is how we celebrate fall. Here are some places we think will help get you into the fall spirit.

BLOOM WHERE YOU'RE PLANTED FARM AND PUMPKIN PATCH - AVOCA

Located in the quiet countryside, this family farm offers hay rides, nature trails, a corn box, duck races and more. Pick your own pumpkins or find decorations for fall!
Barn with pumpkins around it.

FANNY'S FRUIT FARM AND PUMPKIN PATCH - GURLEY

With over three acres of pumpkins for picking, Fanny's Fruit Farm and Pumpkin Patch is a great way to spend a fall weekend. Show your artistic side with a fun opportunity to paint a pumpkin, try out the bale bonanza or say hi to the goats and chickens on the farm. Need a little excitement? No worries, they also offer a corn maze or a scary barn for those who dare enter!

sign that reads haunted barn for Fanny's fruit farm and pumpkin patch

HOMESTEAD PUMPKIN PATCH - NORTH PLATTE

Located in North Platte, Homestead Pumpkin Patch is filled with fun: U-pick pumpkins, hay rides, barrel car rides and more! The perfect place to create memories with your family.

pumpkins sitting on a ledge at homestead pumpkin patch

FONTENELLE FOREST - BELLEVUE

Need a place close to Omaha and Lincoln to see some Fall color? Located in Bellevue, Fontenelle Forest offers over 1,400 acres of forest to explore through its wonderful hiking trails.

path in forest showing different trees

ARBOR DAY FARM - NEBRASKA CITY

Tucked away in Nebraska City, Arbor Day Farm surrounds over 260 acres of natural beauty and rich history. Arbor Day Farm is located where Arbor Day Foundation is located where its message is simple: “to inspire people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees.” Need some adventure? Check out Arbor Day Farm’s Tree Adventure where you can go to the only WonderNet in North America at TreeTop Village.

group of apples sitting on a platform with the apples in focus

NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST - HALSEY

Located in Halsey, Nebraska National Forest stretches over 222 square miles across central Nebraska. This forest is made up of hand-planted trees perfect to see some vibrant fall foliage.

Overlook of nebraska national forest with a bunch of trees

ROCA BERRY FARM - ROCA

180 acres of different fruits and vegetables including pumpkins, strawberries and winter squash. Looking for a different fall activity? Roca Berry Farm also has Scary Farm which includes a haunted hayride through the farm. Not scary enough? There are also haunted houses offered!

Strawberries picked from Roca Berry farm.

Interested in the beautiful colors of fall? Use this map to find out when the fall foliage will peak around you: https://smokymountains.com/fall-foliage-map/