It’s finally fall, y’all! Tis the season for changing leaf colors, cooler temperatures, and snuggly blankets. Seriously– have you ever met a person who didn’t love autumn? It’s like the greatest season of them all! So, as a cause for celebration, we’ve put together a list of fall things that you need to get out and do right now! That’s right– go! Here’s 15 fall bucket list items everyone should do.
1. Take a walk to see the changing leaves
Go somewhere that you know has lots of trees with lots of leaves. Get in a leaf fight, fall into giant piles of leaves and sigh contentedly as you watch the leaves change colors.
2. Go apple picking
Find an orchard and pick some apples. You’ll learn the value of hard work, but you’ll also think these apples taste so much sweeter than usual.
3. Tailgate at a football game
It’s finally football season! Whether you’re going to a game or not, you should go have some fun at a tailgate party! Grill out, throw a ball with your friends and talk sports all day long. Dream come true!
4. Make some warm soup or hot cocoa
After all that hot weather during the summer, you’re finally ready for something hot to sip on. Find a great soup recipe and make it all from scratch or heat up some hot cocoa and sit by the window with a book. Cozy!
5. Get lost in a corn maze
Corn mazes are some of the best parts of fall. Take a bunch of friends and walk through a corn maze until you’re dizzy.
6. Pick pumpkins at a pumpkin patch
Go out and find the biggest pumpkins ever and take them home to carve them into whatever you like most.
7. Go on a hayride
Hayrides are not just for little kids! Hayrides are fun for everybody! Hop on the back of a truck or tractor and settle in to the hay with a blanket while enjoying the stars at night.
8. Drink apple cider
Apple cider is even better if you make it yourself. Use those apples you picked to make your own cider and drink and be merry!
9. Make caramel apples
Apples covered in caramel, candy and nuts is pure heaven. Don’t miss out on this delicious fall treat.
10. Find Halloween costumes
Before Halloween sneaks up on you, spend some time deciding what you’d like to dress up as and get out and find it. Whether you’ll make or buy your costume is up to you, but get started early!
11. Make s’mores and cuddle at a campfire
It’s still warm enough out for a cozy campfire, so make some yummy s’mores and snuggle up to someone you like.
12. Wear your warm fall layers
It’s time to get out your cool weather clothes! Pull those sweaters out of hiding and start layering up. It’s going to be a cold winter.
13. Make homemade chili
Chili simmering in a pot smell delicious when you come inside the house. Make your own recipe from scratch and let it simmer away all day long. It’ll be hearty and delicious by the time you’re ready to eat!
14. Bake a pie
Get your baking on! Be bold and learn how to bake a pie. You’ll be proud for learning a new skill and making something so delicious!
15. Wear boots
No more sandals and flats– it’s boot time! Pull out those leather boots you stored away in the spring and start pairing them with your fall layers for the perfect outfit.