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Now that we’re nearing the end of October, we can finally say that autumn has arrived and say goodbye to those sweaty hot days, and hello to crisp fall breezes. The changing season opens up an entire world of possibilities, from curling up under cozy blankets to tossing the pigskin around without breaking a sweat.
If you're looking for some joy for the rest of autumn, you're in luck. We’ve rounded up some of the best fall activities to take part in this year, such as throwing the football around, relaxing with some seasonal scented candles, baking some delicious pumpkin bread, cozying up under a plush blanket and much more.
Enjoy the new season
Remember playing outside as a child? Kids nowadays like to stay cooped up inside, but the fall weather gives you the perfect chance to change that. Try inviting the kids outside for a game now that they can’t use the stiflingly hot weather as an excuse to laze around anymore. You'll create lasting memories and share a classic experience together by tossing a ball back and forth.
Pick up this Wilson junior football now for under $20.
If roughhousing isn’t your thing, then you should take the opportunity to relax inside with the perfect fall-scented candle to set the cozy mood. Whether you’re carving pumpkins or curling up with a good book, this candle is sure to bring peace and tranquility to your space, filling the air with the sweet autumn scents of vanilla and pumpkin pie.
Normally, this candle costs $24, but it’s currently on sale for nearly 20% off, bringing the price down to under $20.
What better way to celebrate the arrival of fall than by trying out some seasonal bread recipes? Treat your family and friends to delicious pumpkin, apple or cinnamon raisin bread with the help of these loaf pans. Fill your home with the sweet scent of baked goods and share your homemade treats with those around you to spread the autumn cheer.
Usually, this set of loaf pans costs around $40, but it’s currently on sale for over 30% off, bringing the price down to $27.
Few things are better than curling up underneath a comfortable blanket when the weather gets chilly. Now's the time to brew your favorite tea, coffee or hot chocolate and snuggle up with this throw while your favorite Halloween movie plays. It’s the perfect activity for relaxing and recharging after dealing with the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
This cozy blanket typically costs $40, but it’s currently on sale for over 50% off.
Going camping is the quintessential fall experience, and it’s full of life lessons to teach the kids and fun for the whole family. That being said, it can be downright miserable when the weather is hot outside, making it one of the best activities to try out this season. The campfire will keep everybody warm and the tent won’t be stiflingly hot inside thanks to the lovely autumn breezes.
This tent is currently on sale for nearly 30% off, bringing the price down to around $130.
Did you ever help your parents out by raking the leaves in the yard as a kid? Nothing’s more fun than running and jumping right into the pile you’ve just raked up. They’re wonderfully light and satisfyingly crunchy, making them great fun for the kids to play in while they’re supposedly helping out in the yard.
This garden rake currently costs just $23.
Spending time in the great outdoors doesn’t always have to be tiring, it can also be super relaxing. Plan a picnic full of your favorite foods, lay the blanket out and spend the day lazing about in the nice weather. The combination of sunshine and fall breezes will keep you super comfortable, and you can simply unwind and take it all in without lifting a finger.
This picnic backpack is normally priced at $100, but it’s currently on sale for $80. You can also save an extra $10 off at checkout when you apply the additional coupon.
Who doesn’t love roasting marshmallows over a flame and pairing them with chocolate and graham crackers to create the perfect s’more? Sit outside in the backyard and enjoy the shift in the weather with the perfect autumn treat. This set makes it easier than ever to roast the perfect marshmallow thanks to the protective screen, which also makes it safer for the kids.
This s’mores maker set currently costs $15.
After the cool breezes arrive, you'll want to warm the entire family up by making a hearty fall harvest stew, a zesty chili or a comforting soup with this Crock-Pot. This slow cooker is so big, you can even consider using it to cook Thanksgiving and Christmas dishes.
Usually, this Crock-Pot is priced at $50, but it’s currently on sale for 20% off, bringing the price down to $40.
For most of the year, the weather can feel too treacherous for casual hiking, whether it’s too cold or too hot. Now that the fall has brought gentle breezes and the summer heat is finally receding, the weather is absolutely perfect for going on a hike. Be sure to take in the beautiful colors of the autumn leaves up close this season as you backpack your way into nature.
This backpack is currently on sale for nearly 25% off, bringing the price down to $50. Plus, you can save another 7% off
Get the most out of this beautiful season
Fall is only here for a little while longer and there's still a world of fun things to do before the cold winter takes over. Be sure to enjoy the rest of the res season with the whole family on an autumn adventure with these activities.
If you tried any of these projects out, feel free to share your experiences with us in the comments below — and happy fall, y’all!
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