2. Farm Fun
3. Apple Picking
4. The Fryberg Fair
The leaves will be changing, and the air will soon be crisp. The Maine Lakes and Mountains Region is ideal for autumn and those that love leaf-peeping. With hayrides, apple picking, miles of hiking and the Fryberg Fair nearby, the town of Bridgton is the ideal place to enjoy sweater weather and fall. Want to just sit on the porch and rock? We have that too at the historic and charming Noble House Inn. Please enjoy our list of the best ways to enjoy Fall in the Bridgton Maine area.Hiking
Miles of trails and fantastic views. Whether you walk or drive, you can be immersed in fall foliage. The leaves begin to change color in mid-September and last until the end of October. For a fun and easy hike to see the leaves, choose the Pondicherry Park and Covered Bridge.
The Park can be accessed from different locations in town. It's an easy walk around clean and well-marked trails. This is a lovely stroll through the trees, so don't forget to bring your camera. If you are a more experienced hiker, you can get an eagle's eye view of the foliage from the top of Pleasant Mountain via Bald Peak Trail.
This trail is a 4.6 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Bridgton that offers scenic fall foliage views. Farm Fun
Want to enjoy the farm activities of fall? Take a short trip to Dayton Maine and the Pumpkin Valley Farm
. Enjoy corn mazes, pumpkin picking, farm animals, and more. The corn maze is 5 acres, and hosts a fun ‘wine your way' through the maze event in September. Visit wine and chocolate locations through the maze for a unique Maine fall experience. This is an adult-only event. Kids can enjoy the corn pit, farm animals, and pumpkin patch. Open mid-September to late October.Apple PickingPieTree Orchard
is one of Maine's most scenic Apple Orchards that has peaches, berries, and more. The farm is owned by Tabitha and Stephen King. Keeping Pietree an active orchard is their dream of making it possible for area families to continue making memories on the top of the hill and eating delicious local fruit. The air is said to be fragrant from all the different fruit trees. This orchard is a hidden gem in Western Maine. The donuts and cookies in the farm store are as delicious as the fruit. They also have brick oven pizza. Located in nearby Sweden Maine, this orchard is a short 16-minute drive from the Inn. Ricker Hill Turner
- Ricker Hill Orchards has been growing Maine apples for over nine generations in the small town of Turner, Maine. activities at the farm include pick your own apples, a corn maze, disc golf, and more. The farmstand is full of wonderful apples and cranberries. There is also a donut and bakery store on site that is very popular. This is an easy 1hour drive from the Inn.The Fryeburg Fair
– The Fryeburg Fair is Maine's largest agricultural fair and is set to take place Oct. 3-10, 2021 at the Fryeburg Fairgrounds, with more than 100 buildings on more than 185 acres. The fair has been an annual tradition since 1851 and includes harness racing, a 4-H exhibition hall, sheepdog trials, pig scrambles, live entertainment, and amusements. Tickets can be bought online on the Fair's website. There is limited availability at the Inn – so book today. The Fair is a short 35-minute ride from the Inn.
You are sure to be tired after spending the day in the crisp autumn air enjoying the fall farm and hiking activities. The best way to end your day will be rocking on the porch of the Noble House Inn
and enjoying the colors of the leaves that surround the house and line the lake. Make your reservations now, the Fall season is a very special time in Maine.