9/30 | Fun Fall Bucket List

It’s autumn and there are TONS of fun to be had! We’ve got some really great ideas here for you on our Fun Fall Bucket List that are perfect whether you are on your own, with your significant other, or taking the whole family. 

What is your favorite fall activity? Let us know if we missed any and we’ll add them to our list. Let’s get started. 

Fun Fall Bucket List

If you click on the links below, you’ll be taken to even more ideas for each topic:

Make some fun crafts from fall leaves.

Cook some comfort food.

October 5th is International Observe the Moon Night. Head out and take a look. Maybe read some moon-themed books too. 

Go on a family bike ride.

Go apple picking.

Bob for apples.

Make some caramel apples. Or how about some apple “donuts”? 

Bake an apple pie. This apple cream pie is delicious and so is this maple cheddar apple pie

Or if you want the taste of apple pie for breakfast, try these apple pie overnight oats

Go geocaching or letterboxing.

Head out on an autumn hike and feel the crunch of the leaves underfoot.

Head to the pumpkin patch.

Bake a pumpkin roll with cream cheese filling.

Or bake a pumpkin Bundt cake.

Roast pumpkin seeds.

Go on a nature scavenger hunt.

Have a backyard campfire. Make s’mores.

Grab some pencils and sketchbooks from the dollar store. Head outside and draw some of the fall sights.

Head to the library and find some fall-inspired books.

Plant some spring bulbs as a special treat for future you. 

Drink some hot apple cider or hot chocolate with marshmallows.

Visit a farmer’s market. Pick up some fresh fall produce.

Cozy up your home with beautiful throws, cushions, and candles. Even spooky can be cozy! 

Start a gratitude journal. Try to have at least 100 things in it by Thanksgiving.

Make an old family recipe.

Volunteer at your local food bank or soup kitchen. Or look for a community fridge or pantry and take some food to it.

Start a huge jigsaw puzzle together. You can work on it bit-by-bit for weeks, maybe right until Christmas!

Watch It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown and A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

Make a scarecrow.

Rake up the leaves into a huge pile and then jump in.

Make a delicious seasonal vegetable soup.

Start a thankful tree leading up to Thanksgiving.

Listen to the Autumn part of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons.

Make some pretty autumn mantel décor.

Take a country drive to view the leaves changing color.

Have bedtime story time inside a blanket fort.

Try one of the seasonal drinks at a local coffee shop.