30 Fun Fall Activities For Everyone to Enjoy!

I love Fall! The weather cools off, the trees change color, and the type of season-specific activities you can do with the family are so fun!

Here’s a list of my 30 favorite fall activities that you might also enjoy with your own families:

  • Visit a local farmer’s market and find all the best pumpkins
  • Apple picking at a local orchard and homemade caramel apple making
  • Backyard bonfires with s’mores
  • Football tailgate parties
  • Backyard haystack bowling

fall bowling

  • Go with the fam to a Fall Festival. If you don’t have any local ones, check out these 25 suggestions from Country Living to see if you’re near enough to the ones they recommend!
  • Corn Maze
  • Weekend trip to a Bed & Breakfast
  • Go to a Haunted House around Halloween time
  • Host a Fall canning party to prepare for Winter
  • Visit National Parks/Monuments (Once school is back in session, these popular tourist places become much less crowded and the cooler weather makes it the perfect time to go!)
  • Go canoeing
  • Rake and jump in leaves
  • Collect colorful leaves (bonus: use them to paint and decorate your pumpkins!)

fall leaves pumpkin paint

  • Plant bulbs in your garden for next Spring
  • Hike through the changing foliage
  • Catch a hayride through a pumpkin patch
  • Host a cook-off with your favorite fall foods: pumpkin bread, candied apples, butternut squash soup, chili, apple cider, pies, etc.
  • Collect pinecones for crafts
  • Decorate your porch with a Fall flair

fall door decor

  • Go camping
  • Attend a Barn Dance and try the hoe-down in the cool, autumn air
  • Go rock climbing or mountain biking
  • Visit to the zoo, where the animals will be spending more time outside due to the cooler weather!
  • Brush up your photography skills
  • Plan a pick-up football game with friends
  • Play with sidewalk chalk or this fun chalk spray created by Infarrantly Creative
fall chalk spray
From Infarrantly Creative
  • Have a scavenger hunt around your neighborhood
  • Run a 5K Fall Fun Run hosted by your city
  • Go bird watching

 

What Fall activity does your family enjoy most?