When people think late of October and the onset of autumn, they envision colorful leaves, cool yet comfortable temperatures, pumpkin patches and Halloween happenings, but this idealized picture of the fall season isn’t a reality in most places. However, as a new homeowner in Anne Arundel County, you will realize quickly that you’ve landed in a postcard setting that offers all of the wonderful aspects of this special time of year.

The leaves on the trees are reaching peak color and business at area pumpkin patches is in full swing. The temperatures are also becoming much more comfortable, cool and crisp. Life in Anne Arundel County is wonderful any time of year, but there’s something extra special about Autumn in this part of the country.

Are you wondering how you can get out and take advantage of the wonders of Autumn in your new community? We’ve got some great tips for you!

Pick the Perfect Pumpkin

Halloween is just days away, and there’s nothing like picking out a pumpkin and carving it to celebrate the season.

A number of area pumpkin patches offer families the chance to pick their own pumpkins, but that’s not all! Many local farms provide rides, corn mazes and a number of other recreational opportunities for all members of the family this time of year.

Visiting a pumpkin patch is also a great way to escape the hustle and bustle of daily living.

Some local favorites include:

Knightongale Farm
Greenstreet Gardens
Homestead Gardens
Lighthouse Shelter
Pumphrey’s Farm

Halloween Happenings

When Halloween approaches on the calendar, there’s a definite scare in the air! But it’s all in good fun here in Anne Arundel County.

Whether you plan on dressing up this year or not, there are a number of ways for you to get caught up in the excitement of the season without straying too far from home. The Halloween spirit is strong here, and with the holiday right around the corner, here are some of the attractions you should consider visiting:

Special Historic Hauntings Ghost Walk
Halloween Happening (At Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds)
Halloween Pet Parade

Learn More about Life in Anne Arundel County

Anne Arundel County is a great place to live, regardless of the season, and if you’re considering a move to this area, I’m here to help you! I know this special part of Maryland like the back of my hand, and I can’t wait to show you around and help you locate the perfect home for your family. Call me, Scott Smolen, today at (301) 651-1261 to learn more.