Skip to main content

46 Things to Do in Fall

The Adirondack Park is one of New York State's best places to experience Fall. Between the breathtaking fall foliage, an abundance of activities, and spectacular fall events, you'll want to come back every year! Check out our list of 46 things to do in the Adirondacks and enjoy fall with us this season!

Girl on dock in the fall

1. Go apple picking

2. Go on a hike to view fall foliage

3. Rock climb

4. Go horseback riding

5. Find the best apple cider donuts

6. Visit a local farm

7. Attend the Adirondack Balloon Festival

8. Take a trip to the Adirondack Wildlife Refuge in Wilmington

9. Go on a brewery tour

10. Go to a drive-in movie

11. Go kayaking

12. Go wine tasting

Hot air balloon festival in fall

13. Go hiking with your dog

14. Take a boat tour on Lake George

15. Plan a fall camping trip

16. Have a fall-themed picnic

17. Go to an art gallery

18. See an outdoor concert

19. Dine outdoors in crisp fall weather

20. Plan a yoga retreat

21. Attend a fall festival

22. Go golfing

23. Visit a local farmer's market

24. Go pumpkin picking

Dog hiking in the fall

25. Go on a hay-ride

26. Visit a corn maze

27. Take a scenic train ride

28. Ride in a hot air balloon to see fall colors from above

29. Take a gondola ride at Whiteface Mountain or Gore Mountain

30. Go antiquing

31. Attend an Oktoberfest

32. Take a motorcycle tour of a scenic byway

33. Visit a local candle shop

34. Go on a spooky graveyard tour

gondola ride in the fall at Gore Mountain

35. Watch the sunrise in an Adirondack fire tower

36. Attend Fright Fest at The Great Escape

37. Attend a Harvest Festival

38. Run a Halloween 5-K

39. Have a bonfire and drink apple cider

40. Visit an Adirondack region museum

41. Go on the ADK Coast Wine Trail

42. Catch a play at a local theater

43. Plan a cozy cabin retreat

44. Visit a castle in the Adirondack Seaway Region

45. Go glamping

46. Visit a haunted historic site

girl in a blanket watching the sunrise from an Adirondack fire tower in Fall

More Seasonal Bucket Lists

two people posed with a Lake George ice bar ice sculpture

46 Things to Do in Winter

fishing in the Adirondacks during the spring

46 Things to Do in Spring

woman looking through binoculars on a boat in the Adirondacks

46 Things to Do in Summer

Fall Fun in the Adirondacks