Things to Do During the Fall in Cumberland Valley

Celebrate autumn with bright colors, cool weather, and activities ideal for couples or families.

Here you'll find scenic back roads and hiking trails brimming with dazzling reds and stunning yellows; a bounty of apples, pumpkins, and more at our farm markets; seasonal brews along the Cumberland Valley Beer Trail; family-friendly activities, including hayrides and corn mazes; and an extensive list of fall festivals and events that showcase why this area is such a wonderful place to live, work, and play.

Cumberland Valley has various lodging options for all budgets, from comfortable hotels to intimate B&Bs. If you are renting an RV, Cumberland Valley is the perfect destination to test out your new wheels, with several campgrounds available to accommodate your "weekend" home.

Your Weekend Easy getaway in Cumberland Valley is just a short two-to-three-hour drive from Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, DC, and Pittsburgh. Start planning now!

Fall Foliage & More

Fall Festivals & Events

Cumberland Valley offers an extensive collection of fall festivals and events that celebrate the beauty and bounty of the season and highlight the best of the region -- from food and drinks to entertainment and fine arts. Soak in the view of fields of sunflowers in full bloom, pick your own pumpkins, decorate a scarecrow, savor the flavor of seasonal craft beverages, wander through a corn maze, take a hayride, enjoy live music from local artists, and more! Highlighted events are shown below. Click here to see a full list of events.

Pumpkin Patches & Orchards

Ashcombe Farm & Greenhouses

Themed Fall Festival weekends feature hayrides, field games, hay slides, gardening workshops, and more. Read More 

Butcher's Family Fun Farm

Four-acre corn maze, straw castle, barrel train, pedal tractors, super slide, potato launcher, corn cannon, wagon rides and U-pick pumpkins. Read More 

Carwood Farms

Kids can explore and choose from thousands of pumpkins in this 10-acre pumpkin patch. Open daily in October. Read More 

Maple Lane Farm

Pumpkins & gourds for sale. Walk the corn maze. Read More 

McCurdy's Tree Farm & Landscaping

The 2021 Fall Harvest season will feature new activities and new animals, plus plenty of pumpkins. Read More 

Oak Grove Farms

U-pick pumpkins. Read More 

Mt. Airy Orchards

Five-acre corn maze, wagon rides, pedal karts, tube slides, corn shed, play area and U-pick pumpkins and apples. Read More 

Paulus Farm Market

Fall Fun Fort Play Area with corn box, soybean box, farm toys, farm books, coloring table, mini straw maze, slide and climb area, spring horses and U-pick pumpkins. Read More 

Stoner's Dairy Farm

Five-acre themed corn maze, hayrides, play areas, a pumpkin patch, and sunflower field. Read More 

Strites Orchard Farm Market & Bakery

Fall corn maze, and U-pick pumpkins and apples. Read More 

Biking & Hiking Trails

Kings Gap Environmental Education Center

25 miles of trails & an on-site mansion with educational programs. Read More 

Pine Grove Furnace State Park

Located in the Michaux State Forest, includes hiking, access to the Appalachian Trail Museum, by a few lakes and the Ironmaster's Mansion. Read More 

Colonel Denning State Park

Includes hiking, hunting, birding and biking. Read More 

Waggoner's Gap Hawk Watch

Great place for bird watching and hiking. Read More 

Cumberland Valley Rail Trail

Biking and hiking along with horseback riding. Read More 


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