As the heat of summer gives way to the cooler temperatures of autumn, many people may wonder what kinds of outdoor activities there are to do. Yet, fall brings wonderful opportunities to enjoy the crisp and cool weather. Below are a few outdoor activity suggestions for nearly any age group and most activity levels.
Many people enjoy changing their home’s décor to reflect the season. Taking a nature hike in a nearby park or trail is an excellent way to collect colorful leaves, pine cones and twigs. The items can be put in decorative bowls or vases to create beautiful home embellishments.
Visiting wineries or pumpkin farms at the peak of their harvesting season is fun and educational. Many wineries offer tastings, tours and dinners. Pumpkin farms are great for the entire family and many times offer hayrides, storytelling and hay bale mazes for children.
Fall festivals, shows and parades are terrific, low cost outdoor activities. Many local events can celebrate harvests or historical milestones. Parades are usually free and are very family friendly. Other kinds of events such as classic car shows are relatively inexpensive and are also great for enjoying the beautiful weather.
Enjoying outdoor activities is an excellent way of taking advantage autumn’s cooler weather. With so many inexpensive activities available, it is easy to be entertained all season long, while staying within most budget guidelines. The local chamber of commerce can help in finding the perfect outdoor activities.
– Angelica Mordant