7 Activities to Get Your Fall Fix

Are you ready to go apple bobbing or find your way out of a corn maze? Fill your fall with activities across the state whether it be enjoying the fall foliage or finding the spookier sides of the season!  

Apple Picking

Kimmel Orchard – Nebraska City


Whether you prefer your apples in the form of pie, cider or natural, Nebraska has orchards ready to deliver. Kimmel Orchard in Nebraska City offers every apple opportunity from picking to premade goodies to fulfill all your apple needs.

Pumpkin Patches

Fanny’s Fruit Farm – Gurley

Have your pick of the patch at one of the many pumpkin patches across the state! Pick your pumpkin and paint it too at Fanny’s Fruit Farm. Hop on the hayrack ride and come enjoy! 

Haunted Houses

Grey House Haunts – Holdrege

Grey House Haunts
Photo Credits: Grey House Haunts

If you prefer your fall season with a bit more adrenaline, make your way to one of the many haunted attractions throughout the state! With over 14 years of experience Grey House Haunts knows how to get your blood racing.

Fall Foliage

Ponca State Park – Ponca

With the changing season comes the changing colors of leaves. Although there are many places to admire the fall foliage here are our favorites and soon to be yours! Start it off with Ponca State Park in northeast Nebraska which has many trails and points to view the season.

Football Games

Memorial Stadium –  Lincoln

Fall for many means football season which for Nebraska means the Cornhuskers! Enjoy Nebraska’s favorite pastime by watching a game at Memorial Stadium. Or if you prefer a small-town feel, check out one of the many local colleges such as the Chadron State Eagles!

Farmers Markets

North Platte Farmers Market – North Platte

Whether you’re looking for local produce or unique artisanal goods you can find all of that and more at one of the many farmers markets across the state! The North Platte Farmers Market features vendors from surrounding counties.

Flower Picking

Harmony Nursery and Daylily Farm – Bradshaw

Brighten up the darkening days with a trip to one of the many U-Pick flower farms across the state. Such as Harmony Nursery and Daylily Farm in Bradshaw where visitors can explore an incredible range of flowers throughout 4 acres of 14 beautifully landscaped gardens full of perennials, shrubs, trees, and daylilies.