Savor the fresh air, bright colors and festivals of fall with these outings that celebrate the season.

1. DOOR COUNTY, WISCONSIN This scenic, 70-mile peninsula in northeastern Wisconsin offers apple and cherry picking plus farmers markets selling locally grown and homemade items. Also sample a fish boil, a popular local dish made from Lake Michigan whitefish and potatoes cooked in a giant pot over a roaring wood fire. With the fall colors as a backdrop, hike local trails, stop by a lighthouse and check out art shows, festivals and fireworks.

INFO doorcounty.com

2. YAKIMA VALLEY, WASHINGTON If you fancy fresh-picked Honeycrisp or Gala apples, visit the state that harvests more than half the country’s apples. In Yakima, the Johnson family has been sharing their fragrant bounty for more than 100 years — including pears, which are in season through December. Stop by their popular bake shop for fresh pies.

INFO visityakima.com, johnsonorchardsfruit.com

3. WATERVILLE VALLEY, NEW HAMPSHIRE Set in White Mountain National Forest, just two hours north of Boston, the Waterville Valley Resort offers activities and programs of interest to every member of the family, including golf, tennis, boating, a skate and bike park, as well as a range of indoor cultural and wellness options. Don’t miss the chance to go mountain biking amid nature’s dazzling autumn display.

INFO visitwatervillevalley.com

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4. WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA Relax in the fresh fall air with a bowl of fresh chowder or a glass of craft beer at the Williamsburg Harvest Celebration, an authentic, seasonal journey that began more than 400 years ago. The gathering, which runs Nov. 4-13, honors the land used to shape our nation and the modern-day culinary enthusiasm for farm-to-table goodness.

INFO williamsburgharvestcelebration.com

5. DISCOVER FARM FRESH Celebrate our nation’s bounties by visiting farmers markets, joining in a barn dance or enjoying a county fair. Take a farm tour and learn how our food evolves from plow to porch. Visit a community garden and become inspired to join in or plan your own. For a more immersive experience, spend the night or a weekend on a family farm.

INFO farmstayus.com