Summer is almost officially over and Fall is nearly upon us. This means it’s time to find a new places to begin new adventures and create new memories. This is also the time of year when we get to enjoy the last bit of bearable whether before those cold winter temperatures set in.
Whether it’s apple or pumpkin picking, leaves falling off the trees, corn mazes, hayrides, or jack-o-lanterns, check out the locations below to find the city that best suits you.
Portland , Oregon
Portland’s Hoyt Arboretum is home to 10,000 different trees and scrubs, characterizing a variety of over 2,000 species of trees and plants from across the globe. The trees are classified in groups
The trees are arranged in family groups in relation to the City of Portland. It’s easy to navigate your way to a specific type of tree as all of the the oaks are in one area and all of the redwoods are in another.
How to get there:
Visitors can access the Hoyt Arboretum by hopping on the Washington Park Shuttle or taking the 63 bus line.
If you prefer to see have an amazing view of the fall foliage and the cities skyline, be sure to visit the Pittock Mansion in the West Hills.
Sonoma County, California
Sonoma County offers a variety of activities during its October Tolay Fall Festival at Tolay Lake Regional Park, located nine miles from Petaluma. The festival offers a variety of activities including but not limited to:
- Fall foliage
- Gunny sack mazes
- Straw maze
Washington, District of Columbia
Every Fall, each of the distinguished memorials, museums, statues, and monuments are exhibited in conjunction with the fall foliage. From the Washington Monument, to the Tidal Basin, and Martin Luther King Jr Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, and Vietnam Veterans Memorial – the scenery is breathtaking.