Dropping temperatures and changing leaves can only mean one thing, it's almost fall! Arguably one of the most beautiful seasons in Northeast Ohio. Kick the season off right with our picks for the best events and things to do in September.
Celebrate Labor Day
Head out to a parade, eat funnel cake at a festival, cool off at a splash pad or outdoor waterpark, spend the weekend at a local campground, or have a backyard BBQ. Check out our picks for the top Things to do on Labor Day Weekend for even more ideas and events.
Try a New Park or Playground
Play at the HUGE playground at Parknoll Playground in Berea. Go for a walk and let the kids play at the playground at Glenmeadow Park. Let's the kids play and ride their bikes at KidStation Playground it's a fire station themed playground and mini city in stow.
Walk through a Field of Sunflowers
Spend some time roaming through a sunflower field searching for that perfect flower to cut and take home with you. Bring your camera and get ready for amazing photo ops. Don't delay because the fields only bloom for so long.
Saddle Up a Horse at a Local Stable
Head out on a guided trail ride through the woods or sign up for lessons at a nearby barn. Many local stables offer horseback riding options for both kids and adults. Make sure to call ahead to ask about any special instructions or requirements needed to ride.
Pick Apples at a local Orchard
The crunch and sweet taste of a freshly picked apple is something you must experience this fall. Grab the family and go apple picking at a local orchards. Make sure to pick up some fresh cider and maybe a cider donut as well. You'll be glad you did!
Road Trip to Amish Country
Fall in Amish County is BEAUTIFUL! Tour an Amish home, go on a buggy ride and enjoy a delicious meal at an Amish restaurant. Turn it into a weekend adventure with one of these places to stay in Amish County. Before you plan your trip, make sure to check out our top picks for things to do in Amish Country Ohio.
Take Photos at a Covered Bridge
From the longest at over 613 feet long to the shortest (18 feet long) and every size and shape in between, the covered bridges in Ohio make for a picturesque backdrop. Add in the changing leaves and you have a frame worthy family photo.
Looking for more ideas & inspiration? Check out our Fall Fun Guide filled with 100+ things to do during the fall season in Ohio.