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Fall Day Trips

Fall Day Trips - East Petersburg, PA

Traveling throughout Pennsylvania is a great way to make this fall memorable. From taking in the scenery to experiencing fall in entirely new ways, there’s plenty of ways to take in the season. Check out these fall day trips recommended by us here at Lancaster Nissan.

Hellerick’s Family Farm

Located near Doylestown, Hellerick’s Family Farm is home to a family-friendly fall experience no one will soon forget. Explore a five-acre corn maze, take a scenic hayride, or pick your own pumpkins for carving once you return home. As though those activities are reason enough to visit, the farm also holds the Fall Harvest Festival from September 16th through October 31st.

Whistle Pig Pumpkin Patch

The Whistle Pig Pumpkin Patch is located in Noxen and features a number of classic fall activities. Visitors can explore a massive corn maze, take a hayride, and visit the pumpkin patch from which the attraction draws its name.

Ole Covered Wagon Tours

There’s nothing quite like exploring Pine Creek Gorge in a covered wagon! Located in Wellsboro, the gorge features some of the most scenic fall foliage wagon tours in the entire country, let alone the state of Pennsylvania. Visitors can also take a Fall Foliage Waterfalls Tour that will surely take their breath away.

Fun October Events in Shippensburg

Children at October Events in Shippensburg

September will be coming to an end before you know it, which means that it’s time to start planning out your October schedule. Here are some October events in Shippensburg recommended by us here at Lancaster Nissan to get you started.

Creature Feature

This year’s October exhibit at the SHAPE Gallery puts the spotlight on monsters and other strange creatures and creations. Artists put their scariest works on display for all to see. Visitors will enjoy a fright from paintings and get a few chills from dolls and masks. The Dark Art Exhibition takes place on October 6th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Admissions is free and the entire exhibit is open to the public.

2017 Wine & Stein

The 2017 Wine & Stein takes place at The Vineyard & Brewery at Hershey on October 12th. The Oktoberfest celebration features wine and beer tastings as well as live music to lighten the mood. Attendees are welcome to participate in a silent auction. All proceeds benefit the Capital Regional Partnership for Career Development.

Harvest Hustle 5K

This year’s Harvest Hustle 5K will be held on October 14th. The race starts at 10:30 a.m. and is organized by the Southampton Township Cumberland County Park & Rec department. All proceeds benefit the Shippensburg Kids Events Committee.

Lancaster Fall Family Activities to Signify the Season

Lancaster Fall Family Activities graphic

Crisp air, crunchy leaves, and everyone’s favorite orange squash – it’s fall!

 

It’s officially fall, one of the most festive times of the year. And what better way to prepare for the upcoming holiday season than to indulge in some classic, All-American traditions?  Here’s a short list of Lancaster fall family activities to enjoy in this year:

 

Annual Fall ArtWalk

Art Walks have been a popular part of Lancaster culture for decades, and the tradition continues each year with the Annual Fall ArtWalk, featuring both local and visiting artists.

 

Cherry Crest Adventure Farm

 More than 50 activities are offered at Cherry Crest Adventure Farm, where there’s sure to be something for every member of the family. Plus, they host a delicious local lunch.

 

Whoopie Pie Festival

 If you’re lucky, you might just find yourself in Lancaster during the annual Whoopie Pie Festival, a time each year set aside to admire and appreciate the wonders of “the whoopie pie.”

 

Kids’ Pumpkin Pickin’ Days

 And lastly – if you haven’t picked out your yearly pumpkins yet – the time is now! Head on down to the Oregon Dairy, where days are set aside just for kids.

 

What is your favorite fall activity? Let us know your thoughts in the comments. And be sure to make a drive to Lancaster Nissan part of your seasonal plans!