4 best places in Minnesota to visit during Fall

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4 best places in Minnesota to visit during Fall

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  1. Collegeville Orchard

    Collegeville Orchards is open from Labor Day through October, and it’s a fun fall event for everyone in the family. The vintage charm of the store, which sells an assortment of homemade jellies, syrups, and honey, and the petting zoo create an inviting atmosphere that makes you never want to leave. Along with the petting zoo, you can also enjoy the pumpkin patches, apple orchards, and tractor wagon rides. While you are there, you can stop by the SJU campus and take a walk through the woods to see the fall colors.

  2. Valleyfair/ Scare

    At Valley Scare, you can experience a whole new side of the beloved theme park, Valleyfair. Valley Scare is a PG-13 rated event, perfect for high school students to attend. While there, you will see more than 75 rides, haunted mazes, scare zones, and monsters lurking around the park. This event takes place Fridays and Saturdays from September 16 – October 28, and Thursday, October 19.

  3. Anoka – “Halloween capital of the world”

    Anoka, MN is believed to be the first place in the world to put on a Halloween celebration to divert children from their mischievous Halloween night pranks. Nowadays, Anoka hosts a plethora of events during the month of October, including, but not limited to,  a giant pumpkin weigh-off on the 8th, a scavenger hunt on the 15th, a murder mystery roleplay on the 18th, and a house decorating contest on the 25th.

  4. North Shore

    Minnesota’s North Shore has many places to see the fall colors. You will see the colors hiking along inland ridges and overlooks along the lake. The Superior Hiking Trail in Duluth is one of the many trails on the north shore. On this trail, you will hike through the old-growth forest and see mesmerizing views of the St. Louis River valley. Sonju Trail in Two Harbors is an easy walk along the lake to lighthouse point.

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