If you live in an apartment in Roanoke, VA this is a great time of year. The Roanoke Valley and surrounding areas offer many fun fall activities for all ages to make the season memorable.
Fall is the season of harvest, beauty and fun, and the Roanoke and New River valleys offer many fun fall activities for all ages to make the season memorable.
Layman Family Farms
Many childhood memories were created around a pumpkin patch. Layman Family Farms is a great area destination to enjoy the hearty experience of getting down in the dirt to hunt for the perfect pumpkin to display on Halloween, from now until Nov. 8.
Layman also gives kids and adults alike the opportunity to test their skills in the ominous corn maze. Families can also saddle up and go for a ride around the farm on the cow train.
The farm also offers Animal Alley, which features chickens, sheep, horses and pigs. Kids from one to 92 will also enjoy the pumpkin blaster, corn cannon, jumping pillow and tunnel slide.
As the leaves are changing, the view of the Roanoke Valley is becoming more even more beautiful. There are many hiking trails in the area that display the picturesque views such as McAfee Knob, Sharp Top,Mill Mountain Star Trail and more.
Going for a scenic drive along the Blue Ridge Parkwayis also a great way to take in the all of the fall color the area has to offer.
When the stars come out to play, so does the spooky side of fall. The St. Albans House of Havoc is a haunted house in Radford that combines local history with its thrills. Those who visit will be shaking in their shoes by the time they depart.
Attending the House of Havoc is not only a fun and frightful experience but also contributes to to restoring the old St. Albans Sanitarium to its former glory.
The haunted house runs every Friday and Saturday through Nov. 1 and is open from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m, except on October 31 when the exhibit runs from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
No matter the weather, age or fear factor, there is something for everyone to do and enjoy this wonderful fall season.