Crunching leaves, warm apple cider, crisp air and the excitement of fall activities are just around the corner. Now is the time to start planning your fall getaway, jam-packed with fun for the entire family. Cleveland, Ohio, has tons to choose from for ever-lasting family memories.
Seas of orange, cream and yellow spread across the fields of Red Wagon Farm’s Pumpkin Festival; 2021 will mark the farm’s 38th year hosting the event. Families can enter into a five-acre corn maze and put their minds together to find their way out, or jump on a signature red wagon through the Land of the Scarecrows. Other offerings include a nine-hole foot golf course, straw jump, kid’s play area, giant Jenga and checkers played with pumpkins. Show off how much you can carry with the All You Can Carry Pumpkin pricing. Wrap your arms around as many pumpkins as you can and take them all home for $10.
Families of all ages can enjoy a day at Patterson Fruit Farm. Acres upon acres are ready to be explored, from trails into the woods to a tree house, pony rides, miniature tractor course, slides and wagon rides. Special programs created for senior citizens throughout the fall keep seniors engaged with classes held in the farm’s sugarhouse. Attendees sample various apples, apple butter and cider. Climb aboard a wagon around the property to pick apples, shop at the barn and take a moment to watch the littles ones run around the play area. Circle back to the sugar house for lunch and a piece of the farm’s homemade apple pie.
Arrowhead Orchard is open every day of the week for families to enjoy. Shoot apples from a cannon, cut your own sunflowers, pick apples and select the perfect pumpkin in the farm area. For the more adventurous, families can run an obstacle course, ride the blue bull, walk through a corn maze and glide on a zip line.
Sesame Street has been a popular TV show for young children for many years. Bucks County, Pennsylvania, is home to the only Sesame Place amusement park. Now, kids on the West Coast are able to experience the excitement of watching beloved TV characters come to life at Sesame Place San Diego.
The highly anticipated, 5-star, all-inclusive Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Riviera Maya rolled out the orange carpet in early August as the ultimate family-friendly destination. Nickelodeon’s slimings and characters meet Karisma Hotels & Resorts’ unmatched hospitality. During the fall opening period, rates start at $259 per person, and can be booked through Aug. 31, for travel through Jan. 4, 2022.
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Disney Parks around the world shut down for months due to the global pandemic. Since then, most parks reopened, but with restrictions like limited capacity, no Fast Passes and more. Guests hoped they would bring back the beloved Fast Pass, allowing guests to skip long lines and head straight to the ride.
easyJet launched a new in-flight learning initiative to encourage children to learn a new language at 35,000 feet through a new partnership with children’s book series Mizzi Mozzi. Young passengers can choose from a collection of interactive stories encouraging them to discover foreign languages, including French, Spanish, Italian, German, Portuguese, Greek and English.
MSC Cruises recently announced details of its completely redesigned kids’ area and a line-up of brand-new entertainment onboard MSC Seashore, its new flagship scheduled to arrive in Miami this November.