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5 Fun Things to Do in New Paltz this Fall

Fall Leaves

Pick your own apples at Jenkins-Lueken Orchards

Home to some of the best apples in New York, Jenkins-Lueken Orchards has beautiful views, a variety of fresh baked pies, fresh squeezed apple cider, and a corn maze!

Hike the Minnewaska State Park Preserve

20 miles east of New Paltz is the Minnewaska State Park Preserve situated on the dramatic Shawangunk Mountain Ridge. Visitors can enjoy hiking trails, bridle paths, a museum and visitors center, and beautiful panoramic views. 

Take a spooky tour of historic Huguenot Street

Established in 1677, Historic Huguenot Street encompasses 30 buildings across 10 acres. Fun year round, fall offers lots of spooky tours! Take a tour of Haunted Huguenot Street, this year's theme is oppressed women of the 17th to the 19th century. They also offer a trick-or-treat evening for the whole family. 

Explore space at the John R. Kirk Planetarium

The John R. Kirk Planetarium offers free astronomy nights on the first and third Thursdays of every month for children and adults age 7 and up. After planetarium shows the Smolen Observatory opens for a telescope viewing. 

Head to Robibero Family Vineyards for a wine tasting

Leave the kids at home and head to Robibero Family Vineyards. They offer wine tastings daily, live music on Saturdays, and October 29 and 30th they have a Halloween candy and wine pairing



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