Fall…the time of year where everything turns cozy, colorful, and there are pumpkins everywhere. But, what to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered in Hoboken, but NYC we’ll leave to the experts: NewYork.com gives their top 6 list of things to do in NYC this fall:
Cross the George Washington Bridge and soak up the vibrant autumn colors of the Hudson Valley with this 4.5-hour fall foliage tour. Scenic stops include the 18th-century Fort Montgomery, Lookout Inn—the highest point of Palisades Cliffs—and West Point Academy.
2. Pumpkin Picking
Looking to get out of the city for some family friendly fun? New Yorkers can take the ferry to Staten Island, where the Historic Richmond Town Pumpkin Patch welcomes kids with a cornstalk maze, hay rides and a farmhouse tour. Other farms that offer pumpkin picking include Stuart’s Farm in Westchester County, Secor Farms in New Jersey or Elwood Pumpkin Farm in Long Island.
When the summer heat finally subsides and the leaves begin to change color, there’s no better time to cruise around Central Park. This two-hour bike tour includes all the park highlights, from Belvedere Castle to Bethesda Terrace to Shakespeare Garden.
From the paranormal to the eerie, the New York Ghost Walk will reveal the spooky underbelly of the West Village—right in time for All Hallows’ Eve. Discover a grave site buried beneath one of New York’s most popular parks and the hangouts of the ghosts of Mark Twain and Edgar Allan Poe on this 2- hour walking tour.
5. Blood Manor
Embrace the spookiness of the season by wandering through a haunted house like no other. Blood Manor is made up of 5,000 square feet of fear-inducing fun, from themed rooms to long dark corridors.
For all the joys of Thanksgiving without any of the clean-up, leave the cooking to someone else this year and make a reservation for a World Yacht Thanksgiving Cruise. The cruise sails along the Hudson River, offering views of the Statue of Liberty and a holiday feast with all the traditional fixings.
Those are just a few of the many things to do in NYC this fall — what is your favorite?