When the temperatures start to drop, the leaves start to change, and everything is pumpkin flavored we know fall has arrived! An especially beautiful season, and one that comes with plenty of fun activities on the Tuscarora grounds and nearby surrounding areas!
Whether you’re planning to visit us these next few months - for Fall Midweek, Fall Work Week, or Women’s Retreat - or want to plan a fun Saturday with the family be sure to take advantage of some of these local highlights!
Sure, its the classic fall activity, but that doesn’t make it any less fun! Plus there’s great places in our area to get an authentic country experience. Mackey’s Orchard, in Belvidere NJ, grows over 100 varieties of apples and requires a hayride to get to the orchard! Stock up on pumpkins, mums, and more!
2. Lakota Wolf Preserve
Just over the bridge in Columbia, NJ is a hidden secret - the Lakota Wolf Preserve! There you can find British Columbian, Timber, and Arctic Wolves in captivity. Offering Wolf Watch tours twice a day, everyday, except Monday’s allowing you to see wolves, bobcats, and foxes in their natural habitat.
3. Easton Farmer’s Market
Just 35 minutes away from Tuscarora is the city of Easton, PA. With plenty of delights, one of the best places to visit is the Easton Farmer’s Market! It’s the oldest, continuous, open-air market in the nation! If you are looking to pick up delicious fall produce in a fun and festive setting this is the perfect spot. All the products are locally grown and produced, meat and dairy is hormone free and pasture raised! There’s also prepared food and ready to eat vendors so you don’t have to go hungry while you shop.
4. Fall Foliage
Did you know that PA has one of the longest and most varied fall foliage seasons of any state in the nation? Situated right by the Appalachian Trail and the Delaware Water Gap, there is no shortage of drives, hikes, and visitor centers to see our spectacular autumnal display. Your memories, and your Instagram, will thank you for making the trip. Check out great locations here and here!
Tuscarora has a Book and Gift Store that’s full of great merchandise. From new apparel, Christian books, home decor, and much more! It’s a great place to get started on your Christmas shopping. You can also find Scandinavian goods you won’t be able to purchase anywhere else! So if you’re up in our area, make sure to stop in to shop and grab a bite at the Snack Shop while you’re here!
To register for one of our upcoming fall retreats make sure to visit our website!