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Fun Fall Activities Checklist

Autumn flies by in a flash, so take advantage of the crisp weather and beautiful foliage with this list of fun things to do in the fall.

The Great Outdoors

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    Go apple picking

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    Go leaf-peeping

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    Get lost in a corn maze

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    Take a hot-air balloon ride

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    Play a game of two-hand touch football

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    Go for a hike

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    Go for a hayride

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    Collect colorful fall leaves

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    Rent a cabin in the mountains

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    Tailgate at your local football game

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    Plant bulbs in your garden for next spring

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    Run a race

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    Take a drive in the country

Nostalgic

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    Eat a peanut butter and jelly sandwich

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    Make a pinecone bird feeder

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    Buy something from a bake sale

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    Borrow a book from the library

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    Make rice krispie treats

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    Buy a new notebook

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    Jump in a pile of leaves

Eat and Drink

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    Bake an apple or pumpkin pie

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    Buy winter squash and Brussels sprouts at a farmers’ market

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    Eat a candy apple

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    Make butternut squash soup

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    Drink hot spiced cider

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    Roast vegetables for a tasty side dish

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    Eat a slice of warm pumpkin bread

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    Make a big batch of chili

Holiday

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    Carve your own pumpkin

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    Make your kid’s (or your own) Halloween costume

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    Get spooked in a haunted house

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    Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages

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    Re-watch your favorite scary movie on Halloween

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    Throw a Halloween party

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    Give out candy to trick o’ treaters

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    Host a potluck Thanksgiving dinner

Just Because

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    Breath in the cool, crisp air

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    Tour a winery

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    Dig up your sweaters from storage

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    Learn to knit

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    Listen to the sound of leaves crunching under your feet

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    Start Christmas shopping

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    Watch geese flying south for the winter

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    Spend a day antiquing

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    Build a bonfire

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    Collect pinecones and display them in a glass bowl

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    Watch a kids’ soccer game

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    Attend a fall festival

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    Wear your favorite jeans

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    Remember what you’re thankful for