The temperature is cooling down, leaves are changing, apples are ready to be picked, it is finally autumn. If you are a lot like me, you want to enjoy the beautiful fall weather before it gets too cold. Below are some fun places you may or may not know about to enjoy all of the fall festivities both fun and scary!


Busy Barns Adventure Farm

Fort Atkinson, WI

Busy Barns is close to campus and has a lot to offer! There are multiple barns with all kinds of farm animals and a fun corn maze! They also have a pumpkin patch and hayrides! Busy Barns has been described as a fun day and “it will be a day that will not be quickly forgotten!”



Dr. Scary Scream Park

Delavan, WI

Want a fun scary experience close to campus? Look no further than Dr. Scary’s Scream Park. This scary attraction is described as a “an old abandoned asylum, complete with a morgue, near a graveyard.” There are two haunted houses with over 70 rooms of terror! Sounds like a scary night!


Elegant Farmer

Mukwonago, WI

Elegant Farmer is like a fall market. There are homemade bakery items, a deli, and a market. They even have an award-winning “apple pie baked in a paper bag.” They have been awarded by the Food Network, The Wall Street Journal, and more for having the “the best pie in America.” They also have apple picking, hayrides, and train rides!


Eugster’s Farm

Stoughton, WI

Looking for the typical fall weekend? Eugster’s Farm has it all! They have a petting farm, corn maze, pumpkin patch, bakery, and more! What is different about Eugster’s Farm are the animals! They have the typical petting farm, but also kittens and bunnies! Who wouldn’t want to spend a beautiful fall day at Eugster’s Farm?


Edwards Apple Orchard

Poplar Grove, IL

Edwards Apple Orchard is famously known for their incredibly tasty apple cider donuts! People describe Edwards as “truly magical.” Complete with an “Apple Barn” full of treats, clothes, and of course, apples! With live music, apple picking, all kinds of yummy fall food, and a petting zoo, you won’t be bored at Edwards!


The Hill Has Eyes

Franklin, WI

Looking for a chilling and frightening experience? Then you must check out The Hill Has Eyes. The Hill Has Eyes has been named Best Wisconsin Haunt and Milwaukee’s Scariest Haunted Houses 2018. These attractions are thrilling and terrifying. There are four haunted trails and a “zombie infested thrill ride.” Each trail has a different experience such as carnival theme. If you make it through the journey, you get to unwind at the bonfire party event. Good luck!


Richardson Adventure Farm

Spring Grove, IL

If you are a big fan of corn mazes then this is your place to go! Richardson Farm has the world’s largest corn maze! Not to mention they also have a zip line, live pig races, giant slides, and campfires at night! Richardson Farm is the perfect place for an all-day adventure!


Some of the most fun fall events are happening near Whitewater! With a simple search, you can find all kinds of fun or scary things to do this fall season. What are some of your favorite things to do during autumn?