Are you “all in” on fall? If you can’t wait for the temps to drop and the leaves to change, then this blog is for you! From apple picking and decorating to roasting marshmallows for s’mores, the autumn months have amazing things to offer. Browse through our Fall Bucket List below to discover your own can’t-miss fall activities.
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56 Fall Bucket List Ideas
1. Visit a Pumpkin Patch
Pick out the perfect pumpkin to use for carving, decorating, or baking. When you’re done, celebrate with some quick and easy Pumpkin Spice French Toast using Martin’s Maple Brown Sugar Swirl Potato Bread!
2. Bake a Pie
Warm up your kitchen with a freshly baked pie! Or try these Mini Pumpkin Pies made with Martin’s Sweet Party Potato Rolls breadcrumbs!
3. Have a Bonfire
Gather friends and family for an evening of warmth, stories, and yummy toasted treats. Cook up some foil pack meals like this Swirl Bread Campfire French Toast!
4. Go On a Nature Hike
Wander through woodsy trails adorned with golden and crimson leaves, feeling the crisp air against your face.
5. Make Soup
6. Take a Fall Road Trip
Drive along scenic routes, taking in the colorful tapestry of autumn foliage.
7. Enjoy a PSL (Pumpkin Spice Latte)
8. Jump in a Pile of Leaves
Relive childhood memories by diving into a soft pile of newly raked leaves. Afterwards, enjoy this crunchy Grilled Apple Tossed Salad recipe with Martin’s Swirl Bread Croutons!
9. Go Camping
Fall asleep under the stars cozied up in a sleeping bag amidst the gentle chill of autumn nights. Wake up to this Griddled Maple Breakfast Sandwich, cooked on a camp griddle.
10. Go On a Hay Ride
Journey to a local farm and enjoy a rustic wagon ride, amongst other fun fall festivities.
11. Adventure Through a Corn Maze
Challenge yourself to navigate through twisted paths cut out of towering cornfields.
12. Go Apple Picking
Head to your nearest orchard and spend the afternoon picking a variety of apples straight from the trees. Be sure to pick enough apples to make all your favorite recipes, like this Caramelized Onion and Apple Panini!
13. Collect Leaves and Make Crafts
Preserve the beauty of fall by creating crafts from a colorful assortment of leaves.
14. Decorate Your House for Fall
Adorn your home with your favorite seasonal décor like colorful wreaths and ornamental gourds, or deck out your yard with eerie Halloween decorations—the choice is yours!
15. Go Trick or Treating
Dress up in costume with friends and family for a fun night of gathering (or handing out) treats among your neighbors. Life Hack: Use your leftover Halloween candy to make these Breadcrumb Monster Cookies!
16. Roast Pumpkin Seeds
Set aside the seeds when you carve your pumpkin and transform them into a savory, crispy snack! Bonus: use the toasted seeds to garnish your favorite seasonal salad or soup, like this Pumpkin Soup with Bacon and Potato Bread Croutons.
17. Drink Apple Cider
Warm up with a mug of Spiced Apple Cider using this homemade slow-cooker recipe. Pair it with our Ham and Cheese French Toast Casserole made with Martin’s Cinnamon-Raisin Swirl Potato Bread for a complete meal!
18. Carve or Paint a Pumpkin
Decorate your pumpkin with a unique face or seasonal design. Tip: Practice on these Pumpkin Butter Grilled Cheese sandwiches made with Martin’s Swirl Bread!
19. Play Flag Football
Gather a group of peers for a little friendly competition amidst the rustling leaves.
20. Watch Football
21. Go Tailgating
If you prefer to attend the game in person, head to the stadium for some fun pre-game snacks and festivities. Explore more Tailgating Resources here.
(Pictured: Beef & Cheddar Melt)
22. Make Chili
23. Wear Fuzzy Socks
Keep your feet toasty and stylish with a pair of fluffy socks.
24. Wear a Cozy Sweater
Embrace sweater weather with your favorite knitted piece. Pair your outfit with an equally cozy recipe, like this Apple Cinnamon Bread Pudding.
25. Make Hot Chocolate
Indulge in a rich cup of cocoa topped with whipped cream and marshmallows. Pro Tip: Turn your cocoa into mocha with a touch of espresso! Follow this Classic Mocha recipe for the details.
(Pictured: Classic Mocha beside Cinnamon-Sugar Swirl Whoopie Pies)
26. Light Scented Candles
Fill your home with the fragrances of cinnamon, apple, and pumpkin.
27. Camp in Your Backyard
Enjoy all the fun of camping without leaving the comforts of home. Try making a series of unique recipes like these Campfire Sandwiches. Bonus: Visit our Campfire Cooking or our Staycation Blog for more ideas.
28. Roast Marshmallows
Get nice and toasty around the fire pit while enjoying gooey s’mores or one of these s’mores flavored treats!
Bonus: Watch how to make this recipe below!
29. Make Mountain Pies
30. Cook Comfort Food
31. Knit a Cozy Scarf
Craft your own warm accessory for the chilly months ahead.
32. Solve a Jigsaw Puzzle
Challenge your mind with a sprawling puzzle on a rainy day.
33. Use Your Slow Cooker
Let your meal simmer all day, filling your home with flavorful aromas. Find an assortment of slow cooker recipes on our website, like these Apple Cider Braised Pot Roast Bowls made with Martin’s Sweet Dinner Potato Rolls.
34. Attend a Fall Festival
Experience the local culture, from food to crafts to entertainment.
35. Attend a Live Performance
Whether it’s a play, a concert, or a ballet, enjoy a night of live action.
36. Eat a Caramel Apple
Savor the sticky sweetness of a juicy apple dipped in caramel and all your favorite toppings. You may also enjoy these other sweet treats:
- Caramel Apple Cinnamon Swirl French Toast (pictured below)
- Slow Cooker Caramel Apple Dip
- Caramel Apple Swirl Bread Toast
37. Build a Scarecrow
Craft a festive guardian for your garden or front yard.
38. Take a Bike Ride
Take a cruise around the neighborhood or through your favorite wooded path and feel the fresh autumn breeze. Be sure to utilize these Biking Snacks & Hacks if you’re planning a longer ride.
39. Have a Fall Picnic
Enjoy a meal outdoors, surrounded by the beauty of the season. Bring along these Mini Harvest Breakfast Strata for easy snacking!
40. Celebrate Friendsgiving
Gather friends for a feast, celebrating the bonds of friendship and thankfulness. Make it as casual or elegant as you like. Browse through our Thanksgiving recipes archive to find options like this Slow Cooker Chicken & Stuffing.
41. Practice Gratitude
Get into a daily habit of reflecting on the things you’re thankful for, whether big or small.
42. Watch a Parade
Enjoy the floats, music, and festivities at a local parade event, or watch the action on live TV.
43. Make Apple Sauce or Apple Butter
Transform your orchard harvest into some delicious jams, jellies, sauces, and spreads. Use the occasion to cook up some delicious Apple Butter Bread Pudding using Martin’s Potato Bread.
44. Do Arts And Crafts
Get inspired by the changing of the seasons and dive into a new creative project.
45. Make French Toast
Start your morning off with a cozy plate of syrupy, cinnamon-spiced goodness. Double the delight by using Martin’s Cinnamon-Sugar Swirl Bread! (Get the recipe here.)
46. Bake Cookies
Fill your home with the scent of freshly baked cookies, be it pumpkin, oatmeal, or chocolate chip.
47. Shop for Fall Clothing
Update your wardrobe with warm tones and layered pieces.
48. Go Hunting
Engage in this seasonal outdoor tradition, being careful to follow all safety guidelines and local policies.
49. Watch a Movie
Snuggle up for a movie marathon featuring fall classics or Halloween frights. Whichever theme you choose, prepare a Fall Charcuterie Board to snack on throughout the night.
50. Visit a Sunflower Garden
Wander amidst towering sunflowers, capturing all those picture-perfect moments.
51. Get a New Haircut
Refresh your look for the new season.
52. Bob for Apples
Participate in this playful, seasonal game at a neighborhood party or gathering. Continue the apple theme by baking up these Bacon Apple “Stuffins”.
53. Travel Somewhere Warm
Escape the chill for a bit with a tropical getaway.
54. Take a Boat Ride
Take advantage of the off-season to explore the serene waterways adorned with the colors of fall.
55. Ride ATVs in Mountains
Experience the rugged adventure and thrill against a backdrop of autumn foliage.
56. Wrap Up In a Blanket
Relax your mind and body in the coziness of a soft blanket.
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