There are so many fun things to do in the Fall, I created this Fall Bucket List to make sure my family did them all.
I love the weather in Autumn. Just enough of a chill in the air to make it fun to get outside and be active, without needing to bundle up in a winter coat. Plus, I love the warm, beautiful colors of Fall from the changing leaves to the pumpkins and gourds used to decorate.
I also love that one of the most fun holidays of the year (Halloween) and one of the most cherished (Thanksgiving) occur during this season. With all of the fall festivity, it can be hard to squeeze it all in before winter arrives!
That’s why I love to create seasonal bucket lists to help me make the most of each season. Here is my fall bucket list.
Fall Bucket List Ideas
Many of the ideas on this fall bucket list are things your family can do together at home. Of course there are several other ideas to inspire you to get out and explore during this perfect season for outdoor activities.
You’ll notice that some of the items in the list are hyperlinked. If I was able to find a resource to help you complete the activity, I’ve linked to it as a convenience.
- Make homemade apple cider
- Go through a corn maze
- Make a craft using leaves
- Paint gourds
- Go apple picking
- Make a pie
- Make a festive fall wreath
- Attend a fall festival
- Make pumpkin bread
- Carve pumpkins
- Take a hayride
- Make a Halloween costume
- Rake leaves, then jump in the pile
- Make candy or caramel apples
- Build a bonfire
- Go to a football game
- Plant mums
- Decorate the front porch
- Go on a hike
- Family photo shoot
- Watch a scary movie on Netflix
- Visit a haunted house or trail
- Make roasted pumpkin seeds
- Go on a family bike ride
- Boo friends or neighbors
- Visit a pumpkin patch
- Tell ghost stories
- Eat some Halloween candy
- Make chili
- Collect acorns and/or pinecones
- Sleep in a tent
- Make a thankful tree
- Wear a cozy sweater
Printable Fall Bucket List
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More Family Fun
If you like this Fall Bucket List, you might enjoy some of these other fun family activities.
Another great family activity is to do random acts of kindness together. Every month I create a new kindness calendar based on the special observances of that month. Check out all of my monthly acts of kindness calendars.
You can also download/print my other seasonal bucket lists so you can enjoy family fun all year long!