Fall Getaway: Fort Atkinson

Fort Atkinson offers a number of wonderful fall experiences. First, check out Poyer’s Farm Market, a year-round market that offers fall must-haves like homemade pies (over 354,000 pies made since 1988), caramel apples, pumpkins, gourds, jams and jellies, honey, cheese and more.

Your list should also include The Fireside Theatre. One of the Midwest’s favorite entertainment destinations, the dinner theatre offers a taste of Broadway entertainment.

Animal lovers will get a kick out of Busy Barns Adventure Farm, featuring a pumpkin patch; sunflower fields (a totally Instagrammable spot); hayrides; fresh apple cider donuts; a corn maze; kid’s activities; and the chance to pet baby farm animals like calves, kittens, goats, bunnies and more.

And for the thrill-seeking adventurers, the best way to see the changing colors of the trees is with a skydiving jump at the Wisconsin Skydiving Center. Beginners can tandem jump with an instructor, and there’s also the option to capture a jump with a personalized video to remember the experience forever.


Oct. 30

Celebrate the fall harvest at the last market of the outdoor season! Kids can trick-or-treat at vendor booths while parents shop the last produce of the season. Those who come in costume will be entered for a prize drawing at the market information booth!

This sponsored article is part of our Special Travel Section from the September/October issue.
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