Fall has arrived and the leaves are just starting to change in Saratoga! This is one of the best times to visit the area, with fun activities for the entire family within short walking or driving distance from the Saratoga Downtowner.

We’ve collected some of our favorite fall events and things to do in Saratoga – let us know if you have any others to add to the list!

Apple Picking and Wagon Rides at Saratoga Apple

Head east from Saratoga to visit the orchard and market at Saratoga Apple, and catch a wagon ride out to pick your own apples. Open 9am-7pm every day at 1174 Route 29, Schuylerville, New York.

Pick your own Pumpkins at Hand Melon Farm

It’s your last chance of the season to pick your own pumpkins at Hand Melon Farm. If you’re looking for a great pumpkin patch for the kids, this is it! This weekend (10/3/15 -10/4/15) is also the last weekend for pick your own Vegetables. Open 8am-5pm at 533 Wilbur Avenue, Greenwich, New York.

Enjoy lunch or dinner in a historic landmark, the Olde Bryan Inn

Visit one of Saratoga’s most historic buildings for a meal just steps away from High Rock Park and Downtown Saratoga at the Olde Bryan Inn. Visit their Facebook page for hours and their website for the history of this historic landmark, located at 123 Maple Ave, Saratoga Springs, New York.

Catch a scenic train to the Adirondacks and back for a fall foliage tour

Ride on the Saratoga and North Creek Railway to see some of the best fall foliage upstate New York has to offer this season! This scenic railway also offers a Fall Foliage Dinner Train on 10/15/2015 and Fall Family Fest Express on 10/17/15-10/18/15. Learn more and purchase tickets at www.sncrr.com/rides/

Explore fall flavors at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market

The harvest is here on Wednesdays (3pm-6pm) and Saturdays (9am-1pm) – check out the bounty of Saratoga with pumpkins, apples, mums, and more! And if you’re looking for a snack or meal, the Market Cafe Vendors have something for everyone. Visit the market on their website and on Facebook for the latest news from the market!