If you couldn’t tell already, autumn has finally arrived here on Long Island. In addition to the lower temperatures and bright foliage, the changing of the seasons also ushers in plenty of new fall activities for the whole family. If you’re looking to kill some time and have fun between now and winter, check out these activities, events and experiences in our area.
The fall is upon us here on Long Island. That means that families and couples will start flocking east to the Island’s many wonderful pumpkin and apple picking farms. If you’re interested in choosing your own apples, visit one of these fantastic Long Island apple picking farms.
One of New York City’s most popular yearly traditions is almost here: the 90th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Since 1924, the parade has marched its way through the streets of Manhattan with their signature character balloons, floats, marching bands, performers and so much more. This year the NYC Thanksgiving Day Parade will be held on Thursday, November 24, starting at 9 a.m.
On October 31, towns all across Long Island will be bustling with trick-or-treaters and everybody celebrating Halloween. With so many people out-and-about, you have to practice a little extra precaution to keep your kids safe and secure. To ensure your family has a happy and carefree holiday, use some of these trusted Halloween safety tips.
During the month of October, many people fearlessly seek their Halloween holiday thrills at one of Long Island’s terrifyingly fun haunted houses. In our area, you’ll find some not-so-spooky kid-friendly attractions, as well as acres upon acres of terror at places like Bayville Scream Park. So, if you dare, here are the most frightening haunted houses on Long Island.
At long last, pumpkin picking season is finally here! Luckily, our area has tons of fun, family-friendly pumpkin patches. We’ve rounded up all of the best Long Island pumpkin picking farms for you to visit this fall.
Since November marks the beginning of the seasonal transition from fall to winter in the United States and Europe, it results in brilliant scenery. You’ll likely find some travel deals, too, since the weather is not as warm as it was a few months prior. That being said, here are some of the best places to travel in November (in no particular order).
With Halloween right around the corner, it’s important to keep kids safe. Though trick-or-treating is a fun tradition, it’s also, unfortunately, a dangerous one. With these Halloween safety tips, you’ll be able to minimize risk to enjoy a secure, fun Halloween!
Pumpkin picking is a staple in Long Island fall culture. Whether your quest for the perfect pumpkin results in carving a Jack-O-Lantern or cooking a homemade pie, there’s nothing quite like a day spent in the crisp autumn air with your family, picking pumpkins amongst the color-changing trees. In order to help you spend more time in the field and less time on the internet, we’ve prepared this comprehensive guide to farms for pumpkin picking on Long Island (in no particular order).
As sad as it is, grilling season is almost over and pumpkin spice is upon us whether we like it or not. But don’t let that stop you from making some of the best fall recipes. Embrace the new season of tastes and fill up on delicious dishes, from appetizers to desserts. Ollie’s Taxi Service has a list of some of the greatest fall recipes you’ll find and they’re simple to make!