Spook-tacular Things to Do with the Family this Fall

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Summer is finally winding down and after some hot and humid weather, a crisp fall breeze is definitely in order! Fall comes with so many favorite activities to enjoy outside before we lock up for winter.

It’s a time to be snuggly under blankets again in your home, but also enjoy a long sleeve shirt and jeans outside with comfort and a slight chill to your skin. Here are a few things you can plan to do this fall with family or friends!

fal decorBuying new fall décor – home is your safe haven, and decorating it with seasonal décor can flourish your mind with serotonin and happy vibes. Changing up your space can bring life and character to your home, and not to mention fun! Check out your nearest store for seasonal sales on décor!

applesGo Apple Picking – Check out an apple orachard close to home, or take a road trip a little farther away to enjoy some freshly grown apples! Here are a few in the Fox Valley;

  • Sprangers Orchard – Kaukauna
  • Hofacker’s Hillside Orchard, LLC – Appleton
  • Bauers Apple Shed – Hortonville
  • Sharky’s Orchard – Appleton
  • Misty Ridge Orchard – De Pere
  • Star Orchard LLC – Kaukauna

pumpkinsVisit a Pumpkin Patch – Find the perfect pumpkin to bring home to carve…or just to put out on the porch! Pumpkin patches are a perfect family-friendly activity. Some even include corn mazes, horse drawn carriage rides and more! Check out a few located here in the Fox Valley:

  • Polly’s – Chilton
  • Peter’s Pumpkin Patch – Kaukauna
  • Schroeder’s Orchard – Neenah
  • Hofacker’s Hillside Orchard, LLC – Appleton

costumesTrick-or-Treating! – Trick-or-treating hours can be found HERE for your area! To keep yourself and your kids safe, here are some safety tips.

  • Carry a flash-light or reflectors
  • Stay in familiar neighborhoods
  • Visit houses that have lights on, especially houses with Halloween décor
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Accept treats only at the doorway, never go inside the house

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haunted houseGo to a Haunted House – If you are more into scary and frightful adventures of fall, you’ll want to check out one of these haunted houses!

  • Burial Chambers – Neenah
  • Includes four attractions; Adrenaline Haunted House, Trapped – Buried Alive, Insanity Haunted House and Haunted Woods
  • Terror on the Fox – Green Bay
  • Spooks on Spurr – New London
  • Mansion of Misery – An actual mansion that was built in 1842!
  • Schusters Farm; Haunted Forest – Deerfield
  • Domain of Terror – Sheboygan
  • Realm of Darkness – Kaukauna
  • Hickory Hills Country Club – Chilton
  • Haunted golf cart rides!

We hope you have a wonderful Fall and do all of these fall-like activities!