Like other New England state’s Massachusetts does Halloween 2017 for people of all tastes.
It's a short work week and the warm weather is still beckoning us outdoors. Visit Cape Cod in the fall when it's cool and uncrowded for the Wellfleet OysterFest 2017, coming this weekend, October 14-15.
This two-day street party celebrates Wellfleet's famous oysters, clams and shellfishing traditions and brings together locals and visitors alike for a weekend full of hometown flavor and big time fun. Highlights include local cuisine, arts and crafts, children's activities, educational exhibits, live music, and the Oyster Shuck-Off competition. There are a number of satellite events planned like beachcombing and bird walks. Map
Columbus Day holiday arrives early this year. Be prepared! Many places in New England host outdoor events celebrating foliage, food, music and the chance to get together in gorgeous weather. Here are some of our favorites:
Calling all #photographers! Celebrate the beauty of #autumn in New England. Post your fall photos on Facebook or Twitter using the hashtag #VNEFallFoliage17 to be entered into our Fall Foliage Photo contest.
Halloween is a month-long celebration of fall-themed hijinks that can appeal to every age and taste, from pumpkin play for todders to outlandish parties for adults, and everything in between.
Fall foliage? Get cheek-to-cheek with that stuff and reconnect to the outdoors on the zipline canopy tour offered by Zoar Outdoor in Charlemont, Massachusetts. The three-hour canopy tour includes 11 zip lines, 2 sky bridges, and 3 rappels. You'll experience progressively faster zips and a variety of tree-top platforms as you proceed through the course. Two guides for every eight guests. Your kids will love it! Map.
Our friends at Great Runs sent a note describing their favorite foliage-viewing running trails in northern New England. We here at VisitNewEngland.com are couch-loving people, but you running people: have at it! Fill your lungs with autumn air and gaze at everything around you!
You’d love to take a leaf-peeping day trip but don’t want to spend an equal amount of time strategizing all your options. We understand. Hop directly to our Top 20 Foliage Day Trips page to find a day-long getaway in a neat little description. A few samples: