10 Fall Day Trips to Take in New Jersey

The air is crisp and the leaves are a-turning. It’s the perfect time of the year to don your own fall colors and enjoy the Garden State. 

There’s only one problem with autumn in New Jersey: There are always so many more things to do than weekends to do them.

In this year’s annual Fall Day Trips issue, our team has come up with a total of 57 fun activities and events, from the unique to the tried-and-true. We take you on a climb (or drive) to New Jersey’s highest point and on a stroll through historic Princeton. We travel to South Jersey for a popular pumpkin show and to Sussex County for a day of antiquing. We experience the herds and curds at Valley Shepherd Creamery and a weekend of Victorian splendor in Cape May. We go shopping in Haddonfield and Historic Smithville and visit two enchanting river towns, Lambertville and Milford.

And if that’s not enough, we have a comprehensive guide to fall festivals throughout the state, plus recommendations for pumpkin picking and Halloween haunting.

Now if we just had a little more time to do it all.

Explore the full Fall Day Trips package:

High Point State Park: Where Leaf-Peeping Reaches New Heights

The Simple Joys of the South Jersey Pumpkin Show

In Lafayette Township, Antiques Galore (And So Much More)

In Cape May, Fun Lingers Long After Summer

At Valley Shepherd Creamery, Enjoy a Taste of Cheesemaking

Princeton: Where History, Art and Culture Make the Grade

Celebrate Fall in Haddonfield’s Charming Downtown

In Lambertville, Antique Treasures Abound

Historic Smithville: Fun and Fests in a Vintage Setting

Milford: Jersey’s Low-Profile Riverfront Destination

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