Pumpkin picking in and near New York City is at its peak, finally, and so it is time to pack up your family and head out on the road to get your gourds. Not only are these farms great places to find your perfect carving pumpkin, they offer plenty of other fall activities such as corn mazes, tractor rides and more!
What’s the best thing about fall in NYC? Some may say the cool weather, leaf-peeping, apple picking or fall festivals. For others, fall all about the spookiest time of year — Halloween. If your little ones are scream fiends, there are plenty of Halloween activities for kids in NYC that are both fun and frightful. Start by searching for the perfect pumpkin and Halloween costume, then you’ll be ready to tackle all the creepy, crawly Halloween activities including trick-or-treating, haunted houses, the Village Halloween Parade, Boo at the Zoo and the Great Jack-o-Lantern Blaze. Many area corn mazes and farms offer Halloween-themed nights, and of course there are plenty of scary movies for kids to enjoy with the family at home.