The harvest season conjures countless memories—the crunch of fallen leaves, the smell of pumpkin pie, and the melodious sound of a scarecrow belting out the blues. Summon seasonal feelings with this Groupon.
$20 for Hayrides, Pumpkin Picking, and Family Activities for Four ($40 Value)
A variety of family-friendly autumnal activities include a wagon ride to a pick-your-own-pumpkin patch, a kids’ playhouse, and a petting farm. The farm is open Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. beginning September 22. From October 1 to November 3, the farm also is open Monday–Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Stretching across more than a thousand acres at the foot of southern Indiana's Hoosier National Forest, Wilstem Ranch's rolling farmland is home to creeks, caves, natural-rock outcroppings, and more than 30 miles of woodland trails, marking it as an ideal family escape. A creek populated by small-mouth bass attracts local fishermen; wildflowers, native plants, and trees color the historic landscape in natural vegetation. Additionally, a variety of cabins—equipped with kitchens, hot tubs, and fireplaces—provide cozy accommodations year-round. Wilstem also offers ATV Tours and Horseback Riding.
Then there's the zip lines. Tours send thrill-seekers flying across 4,000 feet of French Lick woodlands, experiencing unparalleled views and leaving squirrels chittering in jealousy. There are no ground landings on these canopy tours—each of the nine lines spans from platform to platform for maximum excitement.