Fall Bucket List: 10 Things You Absolutely Must Do This Season


The air is getting cooler, and pumpkin spice everything is back in season! Fall has officially arrived, and that means it's time to start planning your fall bucket list. This year, make sure you add these 10 activities to your list! From visiting a pumpkin patch to watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade, there's something for everyone to enjoy this fall. So grab your favorite sweater and get ready to have some fun! From apple picking to visiting a haunted house, there's something for everyone to enjoy. So get out there and make the most of this wonderful time of year!


Although August signifies the end of summer, the start of fall officially begins on September 23 this year. Summertime is when several activities like going to the beach, jet skiing, and/or rafting are most popular. However, there are some pastimes that people frequently engage in in the fall as well.


There are various activities that one should not miss partaking in, regardless of the season. Following that, here are ten activities you shouldn't miss out on that are available exclusively in the fall:


Bucket List #1 Go for A Hayride


Going on a hayride is a well-liked fall activity that enables one to take in the crisp autumn air. Among other locales, fairs, pumpkin patches, and corn mazes frequently offer this activity. The next time you visit any of the above locations, make sure to climb aboard the tractor. It is without a doubt a fantastic activity that families can enjoy together in the fall.


Bucket List #2 Visit a fall festival



Attend a fall fair with family, friends, or both to make the most of the remaining fall weeks before winter arrives. Take advantage of the remaining warm weather before it turns cold and freezing. Fall fairs offer a wide variety of entertainment for all ages, including harvest festivals and festivities with food, music, wine, and spirits. There is no better way to enjoy the last few weeks of autumn than with family and friends while enjoying delicious food and beverages, entertaining games, and thrilling rides.

Bucket List #3 Visiting a Pumpkin Patch


It doesn't matter if you're a kid or an adult—this activity is essential! In October and November of each year, pumpkin patches are open. Choosing pumpkins with your family, friends, or both is a wonderful way to spend the day in the fall.


After selecting the pumpkins, you can either paint or carve them into jack-o-lanterns for the remainder of the day. Making a fresh and delectable pumpkin pie, a beloved fall dessert and pastime, is another thing one might do with the pumpkins after leaving the pumpkin patch.

Bucket List #4 Watch Spooky Films


Even though Halloween officially begins on October 31st, it seems like Halloween every day of the month. Several TV channels will air Halloween movie marathons all month long beginning on October 1. Watching frightening movies during the entire month of October in your free time is the best approach to start getting into the Halloween spirit. Coraline, Halloween, Beetlejuice, and The Addams Family are a few examples of some of the most well-liked horror movies.

Bucket List #5 Travel to Witness Fall Foliage


'Fall Foliage' refers to the trees' changing leaves, which take on a variety of hues. When the weather and temperature are in perfect harmony, dazzling colors are produced. This activity is the end result of this close cooperation. Until the arrival of winter in mid- to late-December, the consequence of this equilibrium creates a stunning sight of nature and scenery.

There are so many places across the country to see the changing of the leaves during the fall. If you have a free weekend during the fall, plan a quick getaway somewhere and admire the beautiful scenery. Check out this Top 9 Northern VA Fall Family Portrait Locations!



Bucket List #6 Get Lost in a Cornfield

Getting lost in a corn maze is one of the best ways to take advantage of the pleasant fall weather. One can accomplish this either with their family or their pals. A fun autumn pastime that will appeal to everyone is getting lost in a corn maze.

Bucket List #7 Apple Picking

When apples are in season in the fall, picking them is one activity that people can take pleasure in. Apples are among the fruits and vegetables that are in season throughout the fall. Who doesn't enjoy eating crisp, juicy apples? Apple orchards are particularly beautiful in the fall and make for great Instagram photo locations, so one may enjoy the best of both worlds by harvesting apples while also taking in the scenery. After you've finished collecting apples at the orchards, you may use the apples to prepare delicious delicacies like apple pie and caramel apples!


Bucket List #8 Tailgating and Attending a Football Game

Football season takes place in the fall (and at the end of the summer). A college or NFL football game is a fantastic event that people can have several times throughout the fall. With mouthwatering food and beverages, tailgates enhance the fun. All of the spectators' spirits are raised by tailgating before the big game.

Bucket List #9 Visit A Haunted House

Visit a haunted house or other eerie location during the month of October since Halloween is one of the big celebrations that fall brings. One can get into the Halloween spirit with the help of this exercise. With all the spooky decorations across the park, several theme parks put on amazing Halloween-themed nights. For the purpose of frightening tourists that attend the theme park at night, the theme park pays people to dress up as spooky characters.

Bucket List #10 Stack Up on Candles with Fall Scents:

Although candles may be bought at any time of the year, the fall is the finest season to buy them! Purchase some fall-scented candles from your neighborhood candle shop, depending on where you reside, so that your home will smell good all season.


Now that you have some ideas for your fall bucket list, it's time to start planning! Gather your friends and family and get ready for some fun. Fall is the perfect time to enjoy all that nature has to offer, so get out there and explore! And don't forget to take lots of pictures along the way.


We hope you have a great time crossing items off your fall bucket list. Be sure to share your experiences with us in the comments below or on social media using the hashtag #MyBucketList. We can't wait to see what you've been up to!


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