There’s probably no symbol that’s more synonymous with autumn than the trusty pumpkin. That instantly recognizable orange gourd is everywhere this time of year. On doorsteps, in front yards, and in your coffee! And of course, as we approach Halloween, pumpkins will be turned into works of art. In the southwestern New Hampshire city of Keene, there’s one fall harvest festival that puts on a stunning display of pumpkin art that also celebrates community.

For more information on this classic New Hampshire fall harvest festival, visit the Keene Pumpkin Fest website and be sure to follow Keene Pumpkin Fest on Facebook for the latest updates.

Fall is fading here in New Hampshire, but there is still time to enjoy the state before the snow flies. Here are nine perfect day trips you can take to try and catch the last of the foliage color. Grab your snacks and hit the road!

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