If you are bringing the kids along, you won’t want to miss a trip to Cherry Crest Adventure Farm. Spend about an hour in a 5-acre corn maze with over 2.5 miles of paths, scenic bridges, and clues. The kids will enjoy a wagon ride, seeing baby chicks hatching, testing their agility in an obstacle course, jumping on giant bounce pillows, and more! For more farm fun, check out Barnyard Kingdom or Verdant View Farm Bed & Breakfast.
Tour Lancaster County in a unique way – rent a motorcycle, scooter or bicycle and be immersed in Amish farmland as you ride through it while the crops are being harvested – tours are available with Strasburg Scooters or Country Road Cycles. If scooting isn’t your style, become a part of the scenery and take an amazing journey over beautiful rural PA Dutch Country in a hot air balloon with the U.S. Hot Air Balloon Team.
Nothing beats celebrating the harvest in Lancaster County with a good ol' fashioned county fair or festival. See the list of events that take place each Autumn in Lancaster County, PA.
One of the most delicious days in Lancaster County! Each year on a Saturday in September, join in the desert-y fun at the annual Whoopie Pie Festival at Hershey Farm Restaurant & Inn. Participate in a whoopie pie eating contest, a whoopie pie treasure hunt, or set your eyes on the largest whoopie pie ever made. Don’t know what a whoopie pie is?
A visit to Lancaster in the Fall is refreshing and peaceful. The air is crisp and the landscape is breathtaking. Come see our covered bridges surrounded by vibrant orange, red, and yellow leaves. Pick your own pumpkin, watch crops as they are harvested, and stop by a road side stand for the freshest seasonal produce around. From seasonal family attractions to Fall fairs and harvest festivals, we got it all.
September typically begins with daytime temperatures in the mid 70s, but gradually decreases throughout the month, usually down to the low 70s by the end of the month. October is typically in the mid to low 60s. November begins in the mid 50s and ends in the mid 40s. Evenings are typically cooler, and range from the mid 50s in September to the mid 30s in November.
Appropriate clothing for travelers in September is long pants and a light jacket during the evening. For October and November it’s typically long pants and a heavier jacket in both daytime and evenings.
Lancaster County sees average amounts rainfall for the Northeast. In September, the average rainfall is 4.27”. In October, the average precipitation is 3.86". In November, the average precipitation is 3.27".