It’s hard to believe, but it’s prime time we accept the truth. The truth being that it’s October. Crazy, right? Doesn’t it seem like just yesterday we were planning the perfect summer BBQ? Fall was inevitable, so it’s best we choose to embrace it rather than deny its arrival. The best way to welcome fall is to find and do all the fun fall activities. Thankfully there’s lots to do in and around Whitby this autumn. Whether it’s taking a fall hike through Heber Down Conservation Area or pumpkin picking to get into the Halloween spirit, getting outside will warm you up to the season. To get things started, here are some places to go pumpkin picking near Whitby.