It’s finally autumn, which means fall foliage, sweater weather, fall activities, pumpkins, and amazing food. Philadelphia in the fall is unlike any other. The leaves are finally changing, shorts and tanks are being swapped for pants and sweaters, and people are warming up with a delicious Geno’s cheesesteak. If you haven’t enjoyed Philadelphia during the fall, consider some of these great activities.
Explore the Fall Foliage
Philadelphia is filled with beautiful parks, and trails to see fall foliage. Some popular ones include Fairmount Park, Wissahickon Valley Park, Schuylkill River trail, Morris Arboretum, Franklin Square, Independence Hall and Philadelphia’s Historic district, Benjamin Franklin Parkway, and many more. All beautiful places where you can enjoy the leaves changing colors, and beautiful fall scenery.
Walk through beautiful Philadelphia Neighborhoods
Philadelphia is known for being one of the most walkable cities so what better reason to go explore the beautiful neighborhoods during fall. Some of the most popular neighborhoods include Rittenhouse square, Washington Square West, and Old City. These neighborhoods have beautiful fall views to offer and great picture taking opportunities.
Fall Festivities to Take Advantage of
Aside from seasons changing and seeing those beautiful autumn colors Philadelphia also has so many fall activities to take advantage of. Explore all the fun fall activities such as:
- FallFest at Shady Brook Farm where there’s pumpkin picking, hayrides, a corn maze and more
- Scarecrow walk & Lighted Lantern Halloween walk at Morris Arboretum
- Boo at the Zoo at the Elmwood Park Zoo
- Spooky Mini-Golf at Franklin Square
- Fall Fest at Morgan’s Pier
- Pumpkinland at Linvilla Orchards
- Scarecrows in the Village at Peddler’s Village
Haunted, Spooky Attractions
Philadelphia loves to embrace the Halloween season with their haunted and spooky attractions for those who want a little thrill. If you love a little spookiness these attractions are definitely the ones for you.
- Night Tours at Eastern State Penitentiary
- Fright Factory
- Bates Motel & Haunted Attractions
- Sleepy Hollow Haunted Acres
- Spooky Twilight Tours at the Betsy Ross House
- Candlelight Ghost Tours at Fort Mifflin
As you can see there’s plenty to do in Philadelphia for the Fall season, whether you want to take a stroll around to take in the beautiful autumn leaves and colors, take part in some fall activities, or have a little thrill with some spooky attractions Philadelphia has it all. Remember that these festivities may look a little different this fall season so be sure to check out these attractions online beforehand and plan accordingly. We hope you enjoy all Philadelphia has to offer and take a pit stop at Geno’s to enjoy some authentic cheesesteak’s while you’re out exploring.