Fall is perfect time to visit the Norfolk area! Whether you are looking for a family-friendly getaway, a weekend with the girls, or a romantic escape, the Norfolk area is ready to welcome you. Explore and stay awhile!

Poppy’s Pumpkin Patch

Norfolk’s pumpkin patch is filled with amusing attractions which accommodate both kids and adults. Spend the afternoon enjoying the beautiful autumn weather while staying entertained. Poppy’s new features include a corn maze, hamster wheels, and spider web!

LOCAL TIP: You must try the handcrafted caramel apples at the Country Cafe! The selection of associative toppings makes it hard to choose just one.

DeGroot Apple Orchard

Grab some of the best, locally grown apples from DeGroot’s! Experience a fall farmer’s market where they also grow watermelons, pumpkins, and squash!

LOCAL TIP: Make sure to purchase some homemade apple cider! You won’t regret it.

Sculpture Walk

One of the newest attraction in Downtown Norfolk is the Sculpture Walk. The Walk is a year-long exhibit of outdoor sculptures and each has its own story. See more information at https://visitnorfolkne.com/sculpture/

LOCAL TIP: Vote for your favorite sculpture for a chance to win an Apple Watch!

Divots Brewery and Sandbar & Grill

Experience handcrafted, draft beer and enjoy American cuisine at Divots! This place is ideal for families, date night, or nightlife. The Brewery has 6 signature beers and 4 seasonal brews! Sample each one to pick your favorite. Divots also offers outdoor seating and fire pits.

LOCAL TIP: Ask for the Chef’s Signature Dishes! Each week, a new weekly special menu.

Unique Shopping

Find fall favorites for clothing, decor, accessories, and more in the Norfolk area! Downtown Norfolk is filled with boutiques and locally owned shops that make it easy to find what you need. The Sunset Plaza Mall has a variety of shops for everyone. Head to Pierce and find unique gifts and clothing. Find a list of shops at https://visitnorfolkne.com/home/things-to-do/

LOCAL TIP: Book the whole day to shop. There are so many cute shops in the Norfolk area!

Cowboy Trail

Start at the trail head in Ta-Ha-Zouka Park and walk, run, or bike the scenic route. This limestone trail covers 321 miles from Norfolk to Chadron and passes through the farmland of the Elkhorn River Valley, into Plains ranch land, across the scenic Niobrara River Valley, along the northern Sandhills, and to the edge of the Pine Ridge.

LOCAL TIP: Take lots of pictures along the way! Fall is one of the most beautiful times of year along the trail.

Stay Awhile

Book one of Norfolk’s finest hotels for a comfortable stay! Holiday Inn Express & Suites or Hampton Inn are located by popular restaurants and attractions in Norfolk. These hotels have great amenities for families. Norfolk Lodge and Suites, located west of Norfolk, has a beautiful view of the countryside. This is the perfect hotel for a romantic getaway.

Plan your trip now by using www.VisitNorfolkNE.com for more ideas. When it’s time for you to travel, we’ll be ready. #VisitNorfolkNE