Fall in Kansas City means beautiful foliage, crisp cool weather and loads of October fun things to do.  Check out our FIVE FALL FAVES:

1. Load up the entire generation and head out to Cider Hill Family Orchard.  With over 25 acres covered with apple trees, pumpkin patch, a fishing pond, guest house and event barn, there’s enough fun for everyone in the family.  Enjoy hayrides, pack a picnic, roast marshmallows around a bonfire and delight in fall goodies such as apple cider doughnuts and warm apple crisp.  www.ciderhillfamilyorchard.com

2. Let the kids run wild at Wyandotte County Lake & Park.  The lake offers plenty of picnic shelters, a bridle trail, off-leash dog area, archery range, an interactive environmental library and the largest playground in Wyandotte County. www.wycokck.org/parks

3. Face your fears at 3rd Street Asylum where  Bonkerz the clown will gladly show you around!  Rated as one of the best haunted house in the Midwest 3rd Street Asylum turns nightmares into reality.   www.3rdstreetasylum.com

4. There could not be a better time than October to zip through Kansas City.  Get a unique and infinite view of thousands of trees with endless twists and turns filled with multicolored leaves as you hike and zipline across 143 acres.  Adventure Zip KC features 8 ziplines, mountain biking and hiking trails.  www.adventurezipkc.com

5. Stand, sing and cheer for MLS Sporting Kansas City at Sporting Park.  October games are the perfect time to sport your favorite Sporting scarves and fan gear! www.sportingkc.com