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15 Fun Fall Activities for Families

15 Fun Fall Activities for Families

Fall is officially here and with that comes cooler weather, football season, pumpkins and lots of outdoor fun.  Fall is a wonderful time to get out and enjoy many fun activities with your family.  Whether it be in the kitchen baking or outdoors enjoying nature, there is something for everyone to enjoy.  Here is great list of fun fall activities to do with your family.

  1. Apple PickingFind a nearby apple orchard and enjoy a fun filled afternoon picking wonderful, delicious apples. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and grab some quick family pictures to remember this memorable moment!

  2. Make Homemade Caramel ApplesUse those apples you picked to make some delicious homemade caramel apples with your family. Then, enjoy devouring those amazing caramel apples while sitting by the fire. 

  3. Have Fun with the LeavesHave fun raking those leaves and watching the kids jump into that big pile of crunchy leaves. This was one of my favorite fall activities to do as a child.  I didn’t enjoy raking them as much as I did jumping in them or watching our family dog pounce on them! 

  4. Fall FestivalMost areas have multiple fall festivals occurring, make sure to get your family to at least one! They have so many fun activities to enjoy!

  5. Go to a Pumpkin PatchEnjoy all of the fun activities and snacks at the pumpkin patch. Make sure you end it with a fun hayride out to the pumpkin patch to pick out your own pumpkin!

  6. Movie NightCuddle under the blankets by the fire and enjoy a fun family movie night with the kids!

  7. Make S’moresEnjoy a warm bonfire in the backyard and top it off by making delicious melty s’mores!

  8. Watch a Football GameFootball season is here! Whether you like college or pro football, there are plenty of games every week for you to get together with family and friends to cheer on your team!  Don’t forget to enjoy those yummy game day snacks and drinks! Check out my post on Game Day Recipes.

  9. Fly a KiteTake advantage of the cooler weather and brisk fall wind to get out to the local park or your backyard and fly that kite. Your kids will have a blast!

  10. Make Apple PieTake those yummy apples you picked and make a delicious and warm apple pie. Yum!

  11. Visit a Haunted HouseHaunted houses are so much fun! Make sure to find a local one and check it out with your family!

  12. Go for a HikeTake a family hike and enjoy the changing foliage and beautiful fall colors.

  13. Check out a Corn MazeTake your family to a corn maze and have fun getting lost on purpose and trying to find your way out. The kids will have fun!

  14. Collect PineconesCollect pinecones of all sizes with the kids and use them later for fun fall crafts and decorations for your home.

  15. Carve PumpkinsTake those pumpkins you picked at the pumpkin patch and carve out beautiful or frightening pictures to display proudly on your front porch. The kids will have fun scooping out the pumpkin goop (or playing!).  Finish it off with candles to make them glow.

 

What fun fall activities do you like to do with your family?  What did you think of this post? Let me know in the comments. You know I always love to hear from you.

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