When many people think of fall, they think of cold breezes and warm sweaters. But it’s also a time of the year full of of lots fun festivities and is the perfect time to hang out with family, friends, or a significant other. For those of you who want to spend your time enjoying all that fall has to offer, here’s the perfect fall bucket list.
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Apple Picking. Fall is the best time of the year to go apple picking. It’s a great way to buy apples at an inexpensive price but also a fun activity you can bond with others over.
Attend a football game. It’s football season, so you can always go out and attend one of the many games. This is a good way to bring others together for a night of fun competition.
Go to a pumpkin patch. Going to pumpkin patches is a great way to admire fall colors and find the perfect pumpkin for your porch. You can choose whichever pumpkin you’d like and then carve and decorate it to your heart’s content.
Have a bonfire. A lot of people associate bonfires with summer but they are also great for fall gatherings. Because it’s getting colder, a bonfire provides a warm, cozy time to gather around a warm fire with some friends.
Eat apple cider donuts and caramel apples. Apple cider donuts and caramel apples tend to be really popular in the fall. They’re a great snack that warm you up.
Bake a pie. Baking any kind of pie can be fun, despite the type. Fall is associated with apple pie and this tends to be a fan favorite during this season.
Decorate your home with fall decor. The best time to fill your home with fall fun is right as you switch out your dresses for sweaters. You can decorate with leaves, a wreath, and add fall candles.
Take a fall foliage drive. New England is particularly known for its beautiful leaves, and you do not need to go far to see them. Take a short drive, and you are sure to encounter the array of color fall has to offer.
Attend a fall festival or fair. Festivals are a great way to see all the fall decorations in the city while hanging out with friends. You can play games, go on the ferris wheel, or eat until your heart’s content.
Go to a corn maze. Mazes are great to do with large groups of people because their thrill. They can get spooky with life-like decorations and sometimes they’ll play music.
Buy fall candles. Collecting fall scents is a great way to get into the spirit of fall. There are so many different scents to choose from like apple, caramel and pumpkin.
Go on a hayride. Hayrides are typically taking you to and fro a pumpkin patch or apple grove, and a great way to get a glimpse of the aura of a farm.
Go to a haunted house. Fall is a better time than any to get spooked with Halloween right around the corner. Haunted Houses offer enough adrenaline rush and fear factors to keep you away until next year.
Purchase/make a halloween costume. Halloween is just weeks away so get in the spirit by creating a look that shows of your spunk and personal style.
Enjoy pumpkin flavored foods and drinks. Fall is known for its delicious pumpkin flavored drinks and scrumptious food. If you’ve never tried one, now is the perfect time to do so.
These are some great ideas of ways to get into the fall spirit and spend quality time with family and friends. If you choose to do a fall-themed activity this season, it is sure to be a fun time for everyone involved.
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