Things to do in Lake Country this Fall, 2017 - Amanda Bradt

Things to do this Fall, 2017, in Lake Country, Wisconsin

If you are anything like me, you discover something really fun to do with your family after seeing other peoples' fun photos of the event, only to discover you missed it!  So I thought I would help us all plan ahead a bit and compile a list of things to do in Lake Country, Wisconsin, this fall!  And to tie it into photography, I will suggest you photograph yourselves doing all of them...which I'm guessing you would have done anyway ;). could always hire me to tag along and do a beautiful and fun family session at a farm or orchard like the ones below ;).  To reserve your date shoot me a message!

1) Basse's Taste of Country

Visit Basse's famous corn maze and pumpkin fest in Colgate, Wisconsin (September 23rd-October 31st, 2017).

2) Peck & Bushel's

Pick your own apples at Peck's in Colgate, Wisconsin (weekends only, August 26th-early October, 2017).

3) Holy Hill

Take a hike around Holy Hill in Hubertus, Wisconsin.  When the leaves start to change colors it is breathtaking! 

4) Shady Maple Farm

Enjoy the petting zoo, hay rides, mazes, pumpkins and face paintings at Shady Maple Farm in Sussex, Wisconsin.

5) Homestead Animal Farm

Pick your own pumpkins and visit with some farm animals at this farm in Hartland, Wisconsin.

6) Go trick or treating!  

Visit this link here to find the time and date of your location.

7) Delafield's Art Walk

Browse beautiful work of local artists and enjoy live music at Delafield's Art Walk.  Follow it up with dinner and drinks at one of Delafield's great restaurants (September 15th, 2017, 5:00-9:00pm).

8) The North Face Endurance Challenge

The challenges range from a 5K to a full marathon and there's even a run for the kiddos!  The event takes place at Kettle Moraine State Park in Dousman, Wisconsin (September 16th-17th).

9) Fright Hike

Take the Fright Hike at Lapham Peak in Delafield, Wisconsin, and enjoy live music and concessions at the bonfire afterward (October 20th-21st).

10) Dark Carnival Haunted House

Visit the 10,000 square foot haunted house at the Dark Carnival Haunted House in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin (weekends, September 30th-October 28th).

11) Ebert's Greenhouse Village

Visit this beautiful greenhouse in Ixonia, Wisconsin, and enjoy the craft fair (September 23rd-24th).

12) The Dark Side Haunted Adventure

Explore haunted houses, hay rides, and mazes at Glacier Rock Farms in Ixonia, Wisconsin.

13) Rim's Edge Orchard

Pick your own apples at this orchard located in Colgate, Wisconsin (mid-September).

14) Pine Hill Orchard Stand

Stop in at this orchard stand in Hubertus for fresh apples, homemade cider, maple syrup, honey, caramel apples and pies (now open for 2017).

15) Hike the Bug Line and Ice Age trails!

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