The most beautiful season is finally upon us! Celebrate it this weekend with our Capital Region fall to-do list.

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  • 1

    Hike at Thacher's

    Thacher's State Park is breathtaking this time of year. This weekend, get out of the house and go see some natural beauty. It's free, and you'll get some amazing pictures out of it! Maybe you'll even explore a cavern while you're there.

  • 2

    Go Pumpkin Picking

    What could be better than bringing the family out for some good-old-fashioned pumpkin picking? This is the perfect weekend to get out -- the weather is beautiful, we're close to Halloween; it's just time! Ellms Farm is open all weekend long, and they might just have your perfect pumpkin.

  • 3

    Grab Some Hard Cider

    Nine Pin Cider is right in the heart of the Capital Region... need we say more? If you're looking to get festive on this gorgeous Autumn weekend, Nine Pin might be the place to do it. They even have special seasonal brews!

  • 4

    Ride a Ski Lift

    This is the ultimate way to take in upstate New York's amazing fall foliage. Hunter Mountain, home to the Taste of Country Music Fest, has their lift up and running already for prime foliage viewing. Nothing can beat it!

  • 5

    Have a Bonfire

    Nothing says "fall" more than a bonfire with friends. Make sure you have some speakers, marshmallows, wood, and chairs on-hand. If you do, you're set to have an awesome night.