Fall is the season of pumpkin spice, comfy sweaters, spooky fun, and… camping! That’s right, there’s no better time to pack up your RV and take a trip than when the weather gets chilly and the leaves start to change. A Fall camping trip is cozy and romantic, with tons of things for you and your significant other to do on the road. Coming up with date ideas can be tricky though. Luckily, we’re here to help with ALL your Fall RVing needs!
Here are a few fun, RV friendly Fall activities to help couples make memories on the road that will last a lifetime.
Whether you prefer Honey Crisp or Granny Smith, there’s something for everyone while apple picking! Not to mention, it makes for an adorable photo op. With many orchards having a lot of different types of apples and apple goods, like fresh squeezed apple cider, you and your partner will be feeling the Fall vibes after apple picking.
If you are in or near Kings Mountain, NC, check out Grandad’s Apples in Hendersonville, NC! About an hour away towards Asheville, Grandad’s is a family-owned farm nestled on over 100-acres of land.
They offer a variety of apples, such as Honey Crisp, Gala, Ruben, Fuji and more! When you are done apple picking, visit their Farm Market & Bakery where they offer fresh apple-cider donuts and cider slushies. There are activities for children like a cow train and an apple cannon, and if that’s not enough, they even grow pumpkins too! Needless to say, Grandad’s Apples is a must-see stop full of Fall themed fun for you and your RVing partner!
A corn maze is another exciting Fall activity that will give you and your significant other hours of entertainment! A lot of corn mazes feature different paths, with varying levels of difficulty.
If you are around Toms River, NJ, try swinging through Happy Day Farm located in Manalapan, NJ. Voted one of America’s Top 10 Corn Mazes, Happy Day Farm offers over 3 miles of pathways carved out from 10 acres of corn. Each year the pathways change, so it’s always an exciting new adventure! You take a picture of the path upon entering and navigate your way through with your own personal map.
With a shorter trail that offers a relaxed experience or a longer, more intense trail for couples to choose from- your date could be a laid back, romantic walk on a chilly evening, or you could challenge yourselves to see what kind of difficult trails you can make it through! Whatever the case, there is endless Fall fun that comes along with a corn maze.
Oktoberfest, Renaissance Fairs, Halloween festivities- Fall is FULL of great festivals. They are easy to stop in while you’re traveling and there is no better feeling than being outside in the cool air. Festivals are also a great way to learn the local culture. Often offering food, music and family fun, you and your significant other can get a good feel for the area you are traveling through while having a ton of Fall themed fun.
The Georgia Renaissance Festival’s Haunt Experience: The Village is a local festival near campers around Atlanta-Tucker! A great option for couples looking for a spooky Halloween activity, The Village is a two-part event which features food, drinks, music and carnival-style games in an area called The Courtyard and a ticketed haunted walkthrough called The Village. From September 30th-October 31st, The Village is guaranteed to give you and your partner a fun Fall fright!
Would it really be Fall without a Pumpkin Patch? Easy to come by and stop through on an RV trip, you and your partner will have a blast walking through a pumpkin patch. And not to mention, take the perfect Fall photos! You might even want to take some pumpkins with you to carve a classic Fall Jack-O-Lantern!
Located in Bismarck, ND, Papa’s Pumpkin Patch is the best place to find them! Travel Channel and several other nationwide rankings named Papa’s Pumpkin Patch one of the top 10 pumpkin patches in the U.S.
Papa’s Pumpkin Patch offers TONS of free Fall activities and even more paid ones, such as Hay Bale Mazes, Nature Trails, Great Pumpkin’s Chair, Hayrides and many more! It is no challenge to make an adorable day date out of Papa’s Pumpkin Patch!
With Fall approaching fast, there is truly no better time to find the best activities for a romantic and exciting trip. Are you ready to get packed up and hit the road with your RVing partner?
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