8 Fun Things to do during Fall Season
Fall marks the transition from summer to winter which begins on September 22 when the night starts to arrive earlier and the temperature is slowly going down. This makes it a perfect day to go out and have fun… not too sweaty and not too darn cold! If you do not have any plans yet on how you will enjoy fall season, then this article will give you some ideas.
PICNIC. Seasons change but spending time with friends or family in a picnic never grows old. Enjoying the colorful leaves of the trees is always a wonderful sight to observe. Simply appreciating the good weather outside, reading books, or collecting materials for your potpourri collection is a great way to do during fall season.
PUMPKIN PICKING. It’s best to go pumpkin picking in the beginning of October. It can be a wonderful outing for group of friends or family with kids. Find a farm on the newspaper or online which has other activities like corn mazes, hay rides, refreshments and other fun stuffs. Picking the right pumpkin is very important especially if you plan to carve them later on into jack-o’-lantern for the Halloween. Now that’s a lot of fun!
HIKING, BIKING, OR CAMPING. Although these activities are more popular during summer, it is also quite an experience if you do them during fall season. Hiking or biking gives you the feeling of being close to nature and far away from city stress. It also provides you different scenery with leaves of the trees changing colors and falling on the ground. From the top looking down on colorful trees is really a wonderful sight, not to mention the health benefits you get from these activities.
FALL FOLIAGE. Fall season can be considered God’s way of showing us the rich and vibrant colors of nature where leaves transform from green to bright yellow to red and orange. Fall foliage is everywhere in the month of September through November so don’t let every opportunity pass to catch a glimpse of nature’s splendor. This is also the best time to take photographs with nature. If you are not yet into photography, then what are you waiting for? Look for fall foliage near you and get down and dirty with those digital cameras.
CANOEING OR KAYAKING. If you are into paddlesports, then canoeing or kayaking to see the wonderful scenery is the right one for you. Exploring beautiful bodies of water, quiet creeks or flat river waters is always an amazing experience. It is also inexpensive and a good body exercise.
GEOCACHING. Geocaching is an outdoor activity also known as high-tech hide-and-seek where the participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) to locate hidden containers called geocache or cache and then sharing the photos and experiences online. It shares many aspects with treasure hunting and waymarking. The game is fast becoming popular because it can be enjoyable to people of all ages. There are currently 906, 927 active geocaches around the world. Explore the geocaches near you and share your experiences online with fellow geocache hunters.
OKTOBERFEST. Originated in MunichGermany, Oktoberfest is now one of the most famous events and world’s largest fair which takes place 16 days before the first Sunday of October. Oktoberfest is all about two things… lots of beers and good food! It is a different experience seeing people dressed in German garb drinking Bavarian beer and having one of those white sausages. This year is the 176th Oktoberfest and if you have not experienced one yet perhaps you may be interested to try it this year.
THANKSGIVING DAY. This is of course one of the most awaited holidays of the year which happens every fall season. Traditionally, it is the time to give thanks to all the blessings, harvest, and express gratitude. Aside from the turkey as the center of the celebration, you may add some fun activities and games for the whole family.
There you go… start organizing activities with your friends and family this fall season. Enjoy it while it last!