5 Activities to Enjoy Fall in Maryland

Whether you enjoy the scares and thrills of Halloween or the weekend trips to apple orchards and pumpkin patches, Maryland boasts of a plethora of fall activities the whole family will enjoy.

Fill Up Your Fall Weekends with These Fun Activities!

Fall Activities in Maryland
  • Fright Fest at Six Flags America – Take part in a frightening evening of haunted houses, scare zones, rides, and more! This event is perfect for the thrill seeker who is in search of a terrifying evening. Check out Six Flag’s website for more information, including participating dates and ticket information.
  • Hagerstown Corn Maze at Celebration Farm – It won’t take long to get turned around in this 8-acre corn maze. Enjoy solving the puzzle of one or all three of the corn mazes located on the property, or take part in the Moonlight Mazes on Friday and Saturday nights. Pricing, dates, and times as well as a map and information sheet are all available on their website.
  • Homestead Gardens’ Fall Festival – This festival is the perfect way to celebrate fall with the whole family. Held at the Davidsonville location, enjoy the many attractions from the barnyard to the corn maze and pumpkin patch. Take a look at their website for event specifics and even get a heads up on which special attractions and musicians will be performing each weekend!
  • You-Pick Apple Orchards and Pumpkin Patches – What better way is there to celebrate the fall season then going out to pick your own apples and pumpkins. Maryland has a variety of you-pick farms for your family to enjoy all season: Baugher’s Orchards and Farms (Westminister); Larriland Farm (Howard County/Woodbine); Rock Hill Orchard (Mount Airy); and more! Find an orchard near you from this list.
  • A Hike through a State Park – One of the best ways to enjoy the beauty of the fall is to get out in nature and immerse yourself in the colors of the season. Maryland has many state parks to choose from with plenty of hiking trails to help you get out and enjoy the colors of fall: Seneca Creek State Park (Gaithersburg, MD); Patapsco Valley State Park (Ellicott City, MD); Rock Creek Park (Washington, D.C.)

Fall is a perfect time to get outside before the cold weather of winter strikes. Be sure to take advantage of this beautiful season with one of these fun activities available in the Maryland area.