Now that the leaves have started to change and summer breeze has given way to cool autumn air, you can get ready for fun fall activities that the whole family will enjoy. In Raleigh, North Carolina, there are plenty of events going on during the most beautiful time of the year.

Below, you’ll find a few of our favorites.

3 Fall Activities You Can’t Miss in Raleigh, NC

Hiking in William B. Umstead State Park

When fall hits, there’s nothing like experiencing the majestic sights of the foliage changing colors and hearing the crunch of the leaves underfoot. Pack up the whole family and head to the William B. Umstead State Park in Raleigh. With more than 20 miles of hiking trails, you’ll love reconnecting with nature one more time before winter hits.

In your Nissan Pathfinder, you’ll make it there quickly, thanks to the V6 engine and Continuously Variable Transmission with Xtronic front-wheel drive. With seating for seven, the whole family can enjoy a comfortable seat as you travel Interstate 540 to the park.

Witnessing the power of flight at the RDU Observation Deck

More than 100 years ago, the Wright Brothers made history at Kitty Hawk when their Wright Flyer became the first machine to take flight. You can view the progress that aviation has made since then at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport Observation Deck. Take in takeoffs and landings on RDU’s 10,000’ runway. Listen to communications between the pilot and the tower. While you’re at it, check out the fun play area.

During your quick trip up the Northern Wake Expressway to Morrisville, North Carolina, the whole family will love the comfortable seating of the Nissan Rogue. As you navigate the expressway and parking lots, the Blind Spot Warning (BSW) and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) will keep you aware of your surroundings. And with 39 cu. ft. of cargo space, you’ll be able to pack a picnic to enjoy.

Ringing in the holidays at Knightdale Christmas on First Avenue

Get a headstart on the festivities of the Christmas season with the Knightdale Christmas on First Avenue celebration at Knightdale Station Park. This annual tradition features a holiday fair, Christmas tree lighting, and a Christmas parade to bring yuletide cheer to the area.

With the available 4-wheel drive (4WD) of your Nissan Frontier, you’ll be able to confidently tackle any rain or snow that may be in the air. Everyone can get a great view of the events from the bed, and then comfortably pile into the available King Cab for the drive back home.

Explore Raleigh, NC, in a New Nissan

There are so many activities in the Raleigh area that are great for the whole family. And with a Nissan vehicle from the inventory of cars for sale at Fred Anderson Nissan of Raleigh, you’ll make it to your destination safely and in comfort.