Fun Fall Activities

Fun things to do with family and friends this fall season

From the LifeMinute.TV Team

September 30, 2022

Although the fall season comes with back to school, back to work, and back into a routine, there are plenty of things you can still do to make the most of the season. Here are some ways to get into the spirit of fall.

One of the most recognizable things about the fall season is the decor. Decorate your house in colors of orange, yellow, and red, light some fall-scented candles, and put a scarecrow in your front yard, whatever you feel is most fitting to you.

Head over to a Pumpkin Patch
With fall comes everything pumpkin  pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin-scented candles, and pumpkin decorations everywhere, so it would be fitting to head down to a local pumpkin patch and pick out one of your own. Check out our tips on how to pick the perfect pumpkin. Once you get home with your pumpkin, you can also get creative and begin carving it with your own spooky designs or make it into a fun candy holder

Watch a Spooky Movie
Are you trying to get into the Halloween spirit? Head over to your couch with a blanket and some hot apple cider and put on your favorite Halloween movie. You can get into the Halloween spirit with non-scary movies. Pick one that feels right for you and those watching it with you. If you are a  horror flick lover, here is LifeMinute's list of 13 scariest movies, new and old

Go for a Walk in the Park
As seasons change, so does the scenery. Head to your local park and admire the changing colors of the trees and the crisp autumn weather. Enjoy the outdoors before it gets too cold.

Cook some Fall Comfort Food Favorites
Though you may have gotten your fill on pumpkin cookies and pumpkin spice lattes, plenty of other foods can be comforting this fall season. Try cooking or baking some new fall recipes. These may include savory options, such as shepherd's pie, baked potatoes, or sweet ones, like cinnamon rolls and apple strudel.

Sit by a Fire with Friends
While bonfire season may begin over the summer, it feels coziest in the fall. Gather around a fire in your comfiest pajamas and enjoy that crisp autumn breeze before it gets too cold. Surround yourself with friends and family and start roasting some marshmallows. Check out these delicious s'mores recipes.

Go Apple Picking
Find your local apple orchard and search for your favorite kind of apple. Whether that is Red Delicious, Pink Lady, or Granny Smith, your orchard will likely have it all. Depending on where you go, you may be able to find some other fall favorites, such as apple cider and apple cider donuts.

Learn how to Bake a Pie from Scratch
Fall is a great time to put your baking skills to the test, and baking a pie is a great way to start. Look up different pie recipes and see what is appealing to you. Make sure you have all the ingredients you need, then begin baking. Baking an apple pie is also a great way to use the apples you may have picked from the orchard. Learn some sweet facts about the American staple here

Visit a Haunted House or Haunted Trail
As Halloween approaches, get into the spooky mood. A great way to do this is by visiting a haunted house or trail. Most places will have different levels of scariness. Whether you love a good jump scare up close or you prefer to watch from a distance, there will always be something for everyone. Check out some of the scariest attractions in the country

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