Experiencing New York in the fall is something that everyone should do at least once in their lifetime. There are a plenty things to do in New York in the fall but we have complied a list of the top things that you have to do before it gets too cold outside and you retreat to your couch with a cup of hot chocolate and Netflix.
The first thing that you should do is take a trip out to the eastern part of Long Island to go apple or pumpkin picking. If you live in the city this may seem like a long journey but trust me the scenery that you will see on the drive alone will be worth the trip. Once you’re out there you will see plenty of signs for pumpkin and apple picking and most of the farms offer other activities such as hay rides, corn mazes and petting zoos.
Anther great thing to do in New York in the fall is attend “Cider Week”. This years “Cider Week” will take place from October 20th to October 29th and will be featured in restaurants, bars and shops across four boroughs. The boroughs participating are Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx and Queens. Cider Week NYC celebrates craft cider by increasing its presence in local spots. A complete list of participating locations can be found on their website: ciderweeknyc.com
The Haunted Lantern Tours at Fort Totten Park are also another thing you should try this fall. Fort Totten Park is located in Queens and the tours will take place on Friday, October 28th and Saturday, October 29th. The tours will be from 6:30 p.m. till 8:30 p.m. but participants must arrive no later then 8 p.m. in order to be guaranteed admittance. The Park Rangers will lead you through the haunted Fort Totten Water Battery and its free so what have you got to lose?
The last thing that you should definitely try to make time for if you are living in New York or visiting this fall is to visit Central Park. Central Park is truly breathtaking in the fall so have a picnic or just hang out in the foliage. It doesn’t matter what you do you will not be disappointed.