For many people, leaf-peeping activities are limited to taking a drive to a scenic overlook – and that’s just fine, but if you want to experience autumn’s palette in a new way this season, these 10 ways offer their own unique view in Dublin, GA.
1. Fall Foliage
Cemeteries are the perfect place to enjoy autumn because they are often designed as park-like settings where you can surround yourself in a kaleidoscope of fall colors. Visit the Old Dublin Cemetery , listen to the audio box and learn history or just sit on a bench and take in the spectacular fall view.
2. Picturesque Farm
There’s nothing like the leaves changing colors to get you in the spirit for fall. Breathe in the crisp autumnal air while enjoying the warm hospitality at Dublin Farm Bed and Breakfast nestled on a picturesque 30-acre farm in the scenic countryside and at the on-site Ristorante da Maria open every Friday and Saturday nights.
3. Scenic Farmhouse Steakhouse
Get off the beaten path and head to the scenic countryside for a down-home meal with all the fixins’. Come fall, the route is ablaze with a yellow and gold canopy and dazzling views of blue skies and rolling clouds. As for the cuisine, Tumpies Family Steakhouse is known for fresh seafood, burgers to delight, thick, hand-cut steak, and juicy pork chops.
4. Window Shoppers Delight
A brisk walk amongst the historic downtown Dublin is perfect for leaf chasers and shoppers. Take a peep through the shiny glass windows for your inspiration on fall outfits and accessories. The Exchange offers an ever-changing variety for your shopping delight in the heart of Downtown Dublin.
Experience the rainbow of leaf colors up close and personal by hopping on a bike and hitting the trails of Beaverdam WMA. Field trial access is minutes from downtown Dublin and is driveable or it is easy walking or biking.
6. Shuck ‘Em for Smiles
Get fired up for a pig pickin’ oyster roast at Southern Pines Ag & Expo Center on Saturday, October 12th for the 3rd Annual Oyster Pig Roast offering an all you can eat oyster and BBQ with bounce houses for the kids, live music, auctions, and raffles… so bring the whole family and have a pig pickin’ oyster roast! Purchase tickets HERE for $20 adults, $10 children, 6 and under are free.
7. Taste of the Season
Fall is here! The bridge between summer and fall is full of delicious possibilities at the downtown Dublin farmers market. The last heirloom tomatoes and sweet corn linger, pears and sweet potatoes start to arrive, and more apples than you can name can all be found at your local farmers’ market each Saturday, March through October.
Strike fear into your hearts! Haunted Montrose sits in a remote cornfield, silently waiting for nightfall when the terror starts. An old house, cemetery, and cornfield appear normal at first glance and lures you in for a scare and fills your dreams with nightmares and terror lasting all throughout October.
9. Tip Top
Hop on board the Ferris wheel or roller coasters and take in the foliage-filled view over the fairground during Dublin Fall Fair on Tuesday, October 15th through Saturday, October 19th. Whether the thrill comes from the ride or the colorful view, you’ll be enthralled with both.
10. Picture Show
Bring a date and attend dressed up in your favorite Rocky Horror attire for a night that will drive you insane on Saturday, October 19th at 9 PM. The Rocky Horror Picture Show will be playing at Martin Movie House in downtown Dublin and a beer and wine bar will be open.