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Top six choices for your perfect fall dates

Updated: Feb 25

Jillian Wanner

Staff Writer


Everyone strives to have at least one perfect date, but no one knows where to go or what to do in your own little town. Here are the Top 6 perfect fall dates in Michigan.

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Visit a pumpkin patch

DeBuck's Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch in Van Buren Township is open Fridays from 3-7 p.m. and on Saturdays and Sundays from 10-6 p.m. There is a fun corn maze and the main part — pumpkin carving. You and your special someone can enjoy a thrilling fall day together at this amazing place.

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Cider Mill

Michigan is known for its amazing cider mills. Two that I recommend are Yates Cider Mill in Rochester Hills and Uncle Johns Cider Mill in St. Johns. Cider mills are all around us, so pick the one closest to you for the perfect place to get cider and donuts with that special someone. Cider mills are also great places to have a double date if you want to bring more friends.

Haunted Houses

Though not everyone likes to be scared, it can be fun to go with your date to a haunted house. One of the scariest haunted houses is Erebus in Pontiac. Erebus is a haunted house where you can get scared out of your mind and have many laughs too. The highlight of the experience is to have an amazing Halloween scare with some of your favorite people.

Explore a park

This one has been one of my favorite activities to do during the fall season. You can get food, put on your hiking boots, and go see beautiful nature in a park. Look at the change in colors in the trees and listen to the birds chirping in the trees. Two of my favorites are Stoney Creek and Bloomer Park.

Frankenmuth

Go spend a day with your special someone in the beautiful German village of Frankenmuth. You can walk around the city, by the river, and find amazing food while you learn more about each other. Scenic walks through town, a river boat ride and dinner dates make this a great romantic day trip.

Detroit Zoo

The zoo is a popular spot in the summertime, but you never enjoy it completely because of the heat. Walking around makes you hot and sweaty, and the animals are rarely active, but a secret that many don’t think about is to go to the zoo during the fall. The animals are playful, and you won’t be sweating. The zoo is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the fall.