Fall Activities

As the leaves begin to change and the cooler weather sets in, there are many great fall activities to take advantage of in the area. Whether you want to plan a romantic day trip with your partner or an outside activity with the entire family, you’re sure to find the perfect autumn outing. Read on for our recommendations for the best fall activities.


Apple Picking

When it comes to apple picking in Monmouth County, there are bushels of options! For example, Eastman Orchards in Colts Neck has lots of fun options for all ages. Apple picking is available from mid-August to early November; however, apple varieties will vary depending on the time of year you go. Most orchards charge by the pound, so keep that in mind while you’re picking!

Autumn Nature Walks

Here in Monmouth County, we sure aren’t lacking in scenic areas to walk and hike. Whether you need a solo afternoon in nature to refresh or want to include the whole family, walking in the woods during the fall is always a great time. Check out all the trails this area has to offer and make a day of it. You could even pack a fall picnic in the woods and take in all the beautiful changing leaves. Be sure to dress in layers since the fall weather temperatures can be unpredictable.

Tour a Winery

If you’re looking for a fall activity just for the grown-ups, the beautiful wineries in Monmouth County are a perfect choice. The Cream Ridge Winery has been an area favorite since 1988 and produces some of the most delicious, handcrafted wines in the state. They offer tours of their 14 acres of vineyards, and with the changing colors of fall, it’s quite breathtaking.


The autumn season is a perfect time to get out and enjoy all this area has to offer.