It's fall in Hamilton County, and we're celebrating! The landscape is taking on breathtaking colors, the air is getting crisp and best of all, fall festivals and flavors are in full swing!

Unseen Press Ghost ToursDo you love spooky stories and scary sights? This year, Unseen Press is again offering their always-popular Ghost Walks. Wind your way through the most haunted parts of Hamilton County and get a chilling education on local legends and terrifying tales.

Conner Prairie transforms into Conner "Scairie" this time of year, and everyone's invited! Come take a haunted hayride and catch a glimpse of the Headless Horseman, Sleepy Hollow's most terrifying character. Dress up the little ones in their spookiest costumes for the Prairie Tykes Pumpkin Patch Parade, or enjoy Halloween-themed games and face-painting.

Cool Creek Park will be transformed into Haunted Trails to celebrate the frightful season. Wander the paths but beware of ghouls and monsters at each turn! For less frightening fun, visit the trick-or-treat trail for candy, hayrides and more. Haunted Trails - Image

If you're like me, the season isn't complete without experiencing yummy fall flavors and treats. Thankfully, we don't have to look far to get our fix! Picturesque apple orchards are plentiful in Hamilton County, so take your pick (pun totally intended).

The Pumpkin Harvest Festival at Stoneycreek Farm is the perfect place to get in the spirit. Wander through the you-pick pumpkin patch, go for a hayride or sample delicious fall treats from local vendors.

Stonycreek Pumpkin harvest festNothing says fall like a pumpkin pie. Visit Lisa's Pie Shop in Atlanta for flavorful pies of the season like apple, pecan, and more. If you're on-the-go, grab one of Lisa's famed Pie in a Jar treats for the road.

Stuckey Farm never disappoints when it comes to sampling the sweetest, juiciest apples of the season. Come to their Country Market and stock up on fresh-picked apples, jams and jellies and local fruits and vegetables. Savor cups of cider, take a walk through the orchard, or pick out your favorite pumpkin to take home and carve.

Spencer Farm is another great bet for finding just-right pumpkins, mums, apples and fall pies and baked goods.

So many fun and delicious options abound, so "pick" your favorite and enjoy the season to the fullest!

 

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