Looking for fall fun? Our Red Tricycle Chicago writers know where to find it. We asked the adventuresome contributing writers to give you the scoop on their favorite thing to do with their family this time of year. From hidden-gem pumpkin patches to bountiful farmers’ markets, they’re all over it. Click through to meet our writers and discover their must-do’s.

Lisa Snart

As the cooler weather and shorter days roll into Chicago, my family is reminded to make the most of our time outside. We enjoy walks in Millennium Park and Grant Park with stops at Buckingham Fountain and Lurie Garden for an occasional picnic. Autumn isn’t complete, however, without a trip to Bengston’s Pumpkin Farm. I’ve been going there for hayrides since I was in kindergarten, and my son is really looking forward to the train ride and petting zoo this year!

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Photos: Courtesy of the writers; Jo Aaron photo by TK Photography