Indoor and Outdoor Fall Family Activities To Keep Kids Entertained

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Indoor and Outdoor Fall Family Activities To Keep Kids Entertained

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It’s hard to say goodbye to summer. Pool parties, barbecues, and flip-flop weather have come to an end for the year. And as much as we’ll miss those summer days and nights, the changing leaves, crisp air, and warm fall scents leave little room for disappointment. We’ve piled up a bunch of fall family activities for some of the best ways to spend this glorious time of year with the ones you love.

Fall Family Activities for All Ages

It’s a fall day. The sun is shining and warm. There’s a slight chill in the air, with a breeze that rattles the drying leaves on colorful trees. This balance is the perfect recipe for a day spent outdoors.

Outdoor Fall Activities

Grab some inspiration from these ideas for outdoor activities in that idyllic fall weather:

● Apple picking
● Farmer’s Market
● Pumpkin Patches/Hayrides
● Fishing
● Get lost in a Corn Maze
● Go to a Football Game/Play catch
● Hike/Nature Walk/Scavenger Hunt
● Haunted House
● Raking leaves for jumping in of course
● Family bike ride
● Petting zoos
● Hide and Seek/ Ghost in the Graveyard with glow sticks
● Go Camping/ Stargazing
● Take a fall foliage drive
● Run a 5k

Rain in the forecast? Allergies acting up? Sometimes an afternoon spent indoors is the best feeling on a fall day. Plus, with fewer hours of sunlight, you might be forced to spend some nights in. No problem at all, check out these indoor fall family activities.

Indoor Fall Activities

● Carve/decorate a pumpkin
● Toast Pumpkin Seeds
● Try a new apple recipe
● Game night/Puzzles
● Bowling/ Go-karting
● Create a care package for our troops
● Children’s Museum/ Library visit
● Rock climbing/Trampoline Park
Can your fruits and veggies
● Make a Gratitude Tree
Leaf Arts and Crafts
● Plant an indoor herb garden
● Tell stories around the fireplace
● Halloween Movie Marathon
DIY family Halloween costumes

Please note: This article was published last year before the COVID-19 pandemic so some activities may be closed or unsafe. Please continue to follow local and CDC guidelines before participating in any activity. 



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