Living in the Northeast allows us to experience all four seasons. But the transition from summer into fall has always been dear to our hearts. Why? Because when the weather turns cooler and the leaves begin to fall, we immerse ourselves in those unique activities that can only be done for a few months out of the year. From wine tasting and pumpkin carving to hay rides and apple picking, there’s just nothing more exciting than the fall.
So, as we prep for fall lawn care and end-of-summer property maintenance for customers in Somerset County and Morris County, we got to thinking about all the cool festivals and exciting activities that are only a month away. And we just couldn’t help but share. Check out these seasonal gems in and around Somerset County.
New Jersey Hiking Trails
Do you enjoy nature? There’s never a better time for being outdoors than when the leaves change color and the temperatures dip. The hiking trails in Basking Ridge are beautiful during the fall. Check out the nearly 10 miles of trails in Somerset County Parks and take in the colorful scenery. Whether you enjoy walking, hiking, running or biking, these trails will awaken your senses!
The Environmental Education Center
The Environmental Education Center at Lord Stirling Park is the perfect little getaway for kids big and small. With its hands-on activities and interactive exhibits, it’s a win-win for all who visit—including parents!
The Farmer’s Market at Duke Farms
Purchase local produce and other goodies to eat at the Farmer’s Market at Duke Farms every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The market is always rain or shine and offers plenty of tasty treats and fun fare.
Franklin Day Festival
Join the family fun on Sept. 17 at the all-day Franklin Day Festival in Somerset. There will plenty of food, music and family activities. Hours are noon to 5 p.m.
If you love dogs, you can’t afford to miss Woofstock on Sept. 11-12 in Chatham. This “paw-some” event includes live music, dog adoptions, food trucks, beer and wine vendors, K9 contests, prize raffles and so much more! Get your tickets now.
Still looking for more fun things to do this fall? Food festivals, craft brewery events, fruit picking, wine tasting and fall 5Ks are plentiful this year. Simply google your county or city to find a list of activities that are more specific to your area.
As you coordinate your fall plans, keep in mind that your lawn care and fall planting can easily be taken care of by the team at Castle Point Landscape Design. So, why not treat yourself to a weekend festival or a day trip, all the while knowing your property maintenance is in good hands. Need to schedule service? Feel free to reach out to us today! Happy Fall, Ya’ll!