The time has come to overdose on pumpkin spice lattes, stock up on cardigans, and collect firewood for the impending (er, fingers-crossed-not-happening) winter snowstorm. Some things are pretty standard fall fare. But, as you know, there are so many other things to see and do in D.C. during the season; so many—quite frankly—that it can be overwhelming to choose which are worth the stock. To help guide you through the myriad of corn mazes and haunted houses, we asked Red Tricycle’s awesome editorial team to tell us their favorite ways to have fun this fall.

Besa Pinchotti

"Fall wouldn't be my favorite time of year without the Maryland Renaissance Festival! What could be better than getting your face painted, eating a giant turkey leg and yelling 'huzzah!' at complete strangers?"

Besa's blog:
momindcity.com

Twitter:
@momindcity

Now, it’s your turn—what’s your favorite fall activity? Tell us in the Comments section below.

—Ayren Jackson-Cannady

Photos courtesy of Besa Pinchotti, Nadya Sagner, Shelby Settles Harper, Arnebya Herndon, Jamy Bond, Lisa Ng, Cynthia McCabe, Amanda Rodriguez