There's a chill in the air...
The overwhelming heat of summer is gone and an autumnal chill surrounds you, it must be fall! Whether you've been here all your life, or if you're just planning on visiting, Cambria County has a little bit of everything for the fall fanatic in you! The area is rich with picturesque views, enhanced by the fall foliage that only makes it better. Also, if corn mazes are more your thing we have quite a few of those too! So come join us as we travel through the area and introduce you to some of the best we have to offer!!
Corn Maze Craze
Sometimes the best way to find what you're looking for is to get a little lost along the way...Many associate fall with finding their way through an intricately cut maze of corn and it's hard to blame them; these mazes are a ton of fun! Cambria county is centrally located around almost a dozen corn mazes and most put in a great amount of effort to make these mazes look amazing.
This is another great corn maze worth highlighting! In the heart of Portage PA, located just 30 minutes from downtown Johnstown, is Weakland Farms! They have plenty of fun fall activities for the whole family to enjoy, and they're open all the way into November! The farm also offers a variety of pumpkins to choose from! The admission price is $10.
We'll be talking more about this farm's great pumpkin patch event in the next section, but we just have to mention how amazing their corn maze is! It's one of the many things that you get when you pay their five-dollar admission fee for entry.
Fall Fun and Gourds Galore
Looking for a unique pumpkin picking experience that's so much more than just that? Everyone's favorite orange fall decoration is definitely not in short supply in Cambria County. Here's a list of pumpkin patches that are sure to please!
Chiefly known for their exceptional dairy products, Valewood Farms is also well known for its pumpkin patch! The five-dollar admission price for the patch includes games, a giant corn box (Like a sandbox, but with corn!), and lots of fall photo ops. Kids two and under are free for all events. They also have locally-grown fall decor, pumpkins of assorted sizes and colors, gourds, corn stalks, straw bales, Indian corn, and more!
This little farm located in New Germany PA also has a great selection of jack-o-lantern worthy pumpkins for sale every year and you get to pick your own; how cool is that? They aren't open for sales just yet but keep an eye on their Facebook page as October draws near!
Some Sights to See!
Sometimes the best thing in fall is just taking in the scenery. The following is a brief list of great fall sight-seeing spots and walking trails in the area!
- The Inclined Plane Overlook
- Conemaugh Gap Scenic Overlook
- Point Park
- 1889 Park
- Prince Gallitzin State Park
- Check out a list of all the local Trails!
Just to name a few...
And there you have it, a fresh listing of fun fall activities for everyone to enjoy! However, this isn't everything that the area has to offer, some of the best experiences you'll find just by driving down a back road! Let us know what you find and tell us about your fall adventures on Facebook and Twitter. Make sure to like us on Facebook for more blog posts and other fall fun in the future!