21 Awesome Autumn Activities

Fall is finally here!

The leaves change color, the days get colder and wetter, and there's pumpkin everywhere. It doesn't take much to get into the spirit of the season and want to do a million things, even if they're a little cliche. Something about fall makes us feel like kids again; the red-orange-yellow color scheme of elementary school crafts, sweet treats, and Halloween decorations easily fill us with nostalgia.

Just because you're an adult doesn't mean you have to act like one. Fall is the perfect season to indulge yourself and take part in some of your favorite childhood pastimes, like carving pumpkins and jumping in piles of leaves. It's also the perfect season for horror movies and Oktoberfest, so you can still feel your age.

Check out these 21 fall activities—do all of them for the ultimate autumn experience!

Drink Apple Cider


Warm, cold, and mimosa form—no matter how you drink it, apple cider is one of the best parts of fall.

Carve Pumpkins


Whether you use a stencil or just wing it, pumpkin carving is a must every year. Besides, who doesn't love scooping out pumpkin guts?

Bake Something Pumpkin

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Pumpkin pie, pumpkin muffins, pumpkins scones...whatever you pick, pumpkin is always 1000% better than the regular thing!

Host a Scary Movie Night

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Classic, campy, creepy...who cares? Invite some friends over for scary movies and snacks (and lots of candy).

Drink a Pumpkin Spice Latte


Be a basic witch—you know you want one!

Go to the Farmers Market

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Nothing is better than fresh produce on a crisp autumn morning.

Read a Scary Book

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Reading scary stories by candlelight would be a fun and festive date night idea!

Visit a Farm

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Farms during fall are beautiful. End of story.

Happy fall!

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