9 Fall Fun Favorites in Platte County

It’s the time of year when the air is crisp and it brings joy to your soul just to be outdoors in the Show-Me State. Get out and enjoy every minute of it, just minutes from Missouri’s biggest city. We guarantee you’ll fall for Platte County this autumn!

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Weston Bend State Park
  1. Visit Weston Bend State Park – 1,133 acres featuring 3-mile paved, tree-covered loop trail plus gravel and dirt trails to explore Missouri River bottom area. Scenic overlook above the river offers stunning fall foliage views.
  2. Hike three miles from Weston Bend to Coal House Lodge on the outskirts of downtown Weston – old coal elevator transformed into a unique one bedroom bed & breakfast complete with private entrance and deck.
  3. Rent a tandem two-person bike at Coal House Lodge to pedal around Weston.
  4. Take a hayride to the pumpkin patch at Weston Red Barn Farm to find the perfect pumpkin.
  5. Try a cider slush and delicious barbecue at The Farmers House – listen to live music on the porch while discovering must-have fall décor.
  6. Sample Grandma Ding’s Fudge (apple pie, pumpkin pie, pumpkin cheesecake featured) at Pumpkins Etc. – plus find all your favorite fall decorations and of course the kittens!
  7. Not your normal red apples – pick Empire, Braeburn, Fuji, Gala, and more varieties at Alldredge Orchards.
  8. Experience fall in a vineyard at Jowler Creek Winery – games, bonfire, mulled wine, popcorn bar and spooky tales!
  9. Stroll along the banks of the Missouri River at English Landing Park in Parkville – view vibrant fall foliage colors then peruse the Farmers Market for a sweet treat!

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