Old Man Winter may be coming up fast, but there’s still plenty to do in Rochester, MN before the winter season hits.
Head out to the pumpkin patch for a day of fun, including the corn maze and more than 20-acres of things to do. Just outside Rochester, Tweite’s Pumpkin Patch in Byron provides plenty of entertainment for the entire family throughout the month of October.
Visit the Orchard
While you’re at it, stay in town for a trip to Sekapp Orchard. The orchard includes upwards of 170 acres of fruits and veggies. Not only can you pick up some fresh produce, including apples, but also go on a wagon ride while you’re there.
Mansion Xmas Tour
From mid-November through mid-December, head to the historic Mayowood Mansion, for a tour of the beautiful home. Just in time for the upcoming Christmas season, the mansion opens its doors to the delight of visitors and locals, alike.
Take a Scenic Drive
There’s also plenty of time to take a scenic drive out to the Mississippi River Valley. Each weekend the planned tour leads to Whitewater State Park Visitor Center and the National Eagle Center.