Fall Fun in the Susquehanna River Valley

Autumn Views in the SRV

Autumn brings some of life's simple and favorite delights! Stunning fall colors, a bountiful harvest, patios & fire pits, toasting marshmallows & making s'mores, sweatshirt weather & boots, Halloween spookiness, hot drinks & warming soups and pumpkin spice everything - there is so much to love about Autumn! Take a peep at some of the beauty of the Susquehanna River Valley in our autumn slide show.

Welcome Visitors, Welcome Fall to the Susquehanna River Valley

Autumn SRV Video

Fall Foliage Tours

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Wander the back country roads, quaint downtowns, and hiking trails or take a fall paddle on the river and lakes in the Susquehanna River Valley to view some of the most beautiful fall foliage in Pennsylvania!

Learn more: Fall Foliage Tours

Fall Fairs & Festivals

Fall Fairs in Central PA

From grape stomping at a winery harvest festival, to a fair celebrating the history of a legendary bean soup recipe dating back to the days of the Civil War-if you're looking for something fun to do this fall, the Susquehanna River Valley has a wealth of events that are fun for visitors of any age. To learn more about some of our most popular and historic must-see events held each fall, click the link below:
Fall Seasonal Events, Fairs and Festivals

Outdoor Recreation in the Susquehanna River Valley

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Dense woodlands surround much of this beautiful region, making it home to some of Pennsylvania's most beautiful old-growth forests. Our highways and byways are ideal for glorious autumn afternoon drives or bicycle rides. Our peaceful country roads, mountains, valleys and pastoral fields are sure to beckon for a walk through crunchy fragrant fallen leaves.

The Susquehanna River Valley provides a multitude of outdoor recreation opportunities. Whether you love golfing, hiking, cycling, or off-roading, experience the beauty of fall here!

Learn more: Autumn Outdoor Adventures

DCNR Fall Foliage Report

Now is the time to reacquaint yourself with all of the familiar highways and byways painted in oranges, rusts and golds! You will find some of the best information on leaf peeper routes for hikes, bikes and drives at the Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau. Stop in the Route 15 Visitors Center, give us a call at 570-524-7234 or follow the link below.

Dining and Drinking In the Susquehanna River Valley

Experience the flavors of the Susquehanna River Valley and take an adventure of discovery! Farm fresh produce and local meats combine to create cultural favorites and ethnic originals.

As summer comes to a close and the first leaves begin to change color, we can't help thinking of all the wonderful flavors of fall in the Susquehanna River Valley. From mouthwatering autumn soups to seasonal beers and wines, the SRV boasts unique recipes, brews and vintages to satisfy every palate.

Learn more: Dining in the Susquehanna River Valley

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Sample, delight and compare autumnal wines as you attend harvest festivals and autumn events at favorite local wineries. The Susquehanna River Valley is home to eleven family-owned wineries, all of which offer unique vintage wines in beautiful picturesque settings. We are also conveniently located right in the heart of the Susquehanna Heartland Wine Trail.

Learn more: Wineries in the Susquehanna River Valley

Breweries and Distilleries

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Sample amazing fall-flavored beers, ciders and spirits while singing and dancing along with live music at the River Valley's exceptional breweries, cideries and distilleries.
Learn more: Craft Brews, Ciders and Locally-crafted Spirits in the Susquehanna River Valley

Farm Stands & Farm Markets

Bina Bike Farm Stand

While exploring the beauty of autumn, remember to visit a roadside stand or farm market for the best of fall’s harvest. Stop by the Visitors Center and pick up your copy of Homegrown in the Valley or download here.

Farm Markets in the Susquehanna River Valley

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Good Old Fashioned Down on the Farm Fall Fun


Make memories and find good clean country fun down on the farm!

Find special activities such as losing yourself in a corn maze, picking out your favorite pumpkin in the pumpkin patch or going on a hay ride. Help with the farm chores, visit the animals or fill your weekend with a  farm stay mini-vacation.
Shop for Fall items like mums, fresh apples and cider, gourds and Indian corn. Don't forget the miniature pumpkins — an all time kid favorite.

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What’s your Fall Fun?

Top 12 Autumn Activities in the SRV!

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The fun just gets better as summer slides into autumn. Enjoy cooler temperatures and gorgeous fall colors while attending numerous fairs and festivals, taking a winery or brewery tour, finding tons of good old fashioned fun on the farm, experiencing the spooks and spirits of Halloween festivities, and attending a thrilling or thought provoking art exhibit or theatre performance. We've prepared a list of Top 12 'Not to Miss' Autumn Events and Activities in the Susquehanna River Valley. Click here and scroll through our Top 12 Autumn Activities list!

Fall Photography

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Be sure to bring your camera to capture the perfect autumn image and keep your phone handy to share a selfie on Facebook, Snapchat or Instagram. Use the hashtag #ExploreSRV to post you fabulous fall fun photos!

You can feel it coming… the days are getting shorter, the air is crisper and the leaves are starting to turn. Fall is upon us and with it one of the best times of year to work on your landscape photography. Find everything you need to know to capture the stunning colors and beauty of the season. Fall Foliage Photography Tips