Start day one taking in the fall foliage with a scenic hike or bike ride through Conway Robinson State Forest where you can find over 400 acres of lush forest to explore or opt for a more unique experience horseback riding through Manassas National Battlefield Park where first two battled of the American Civil war were fought. Continue your adventures at Yankey Farms where you can pick the perfect pumpkin and get lost in their corn maze.
Head over to Farm Brew Live for a wide variety of food options from BBQ to farm-fresh salads and, of course, Virginia craft beer! Nestle up next to one of their cowboy cauldron fire pits and enjoy live music. The next stop is The Winery at La Grange where you can enjoy the expansive views of the Bull Run Mountains while you sip wine and listen to stories about the wine guzzling ghosts that live on the property. Wrap up the day listening to fireside ghost stories at Ben Lomond Historic Site or enjoying a historic cemetery walking tour at Brentsville Historic Site.
Fall is one of the best times of year to camp in Virginia. Two of the most scenic camping spots in Prince William, Virginia are Leesylvania State Park and Prince William Forest Park. Leesylvania State Park has five tent-only campsites. One large group campground and four individual campsites for visitors arriving by canoe or kayak, offering a scenic and secluded camping experience. At Prince William Forest Park there are several ways to stay; with 3 front-country campgrounds, 1 back-country campground, and 5 cabin camps, this National Park offers prime tent, cabin, and RV camping.
Start day two taking in the beautiful fall colors and crisp morning air by boat on the Potomac River. Hampton’s Landing Marina offers kayak, paddleboard and pontoon boat rentals to explore the river at your own speed. Spend the afternoon finishing up your holiday shopping at the largest outlet mall in the Commonwealth of Virginia, Potomac Mills Mall. Grab a bite to eat at B. Franklin’s American Tavern where they serve up some of the most mouth-watering comfort foods you can imagine.
Grab a Pumpkin Spice latte before heading over to the Historic Town of Occoquan. Situated alongside the Occoquan river this historic mill town is now a bustling artist community sprinkled with galleries and unique shops. Plan your waterfront dinner at Madigan’s Waterfront Restaurant or sneak a late-night snack at one of the many eateries you can find here. Do not forget to schedule your Occoquan Spirits Haunted Pub Crawl or Ghost Tour to wrap up your festival Fall adventure.
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Last Updated: 08/21/2020