Welcome October With These Fall Activities

Picking pumpkins with dad and mom

With October nearly here, fall activities are on their way. But what can you do during the autumn months? If you aren’t sure, keep reading to get inspiration.

Bake Using Cranberries

Baking is fun any time of the year. But it is even better when using seasonal ingredients. In fall, that means baking with cranberries. Add cranberries to muffins, scones, or cakes. Or you can cook with cranberries. Cranberry sauce is always a delicious option.

Corn Mazes

Fall and corn go hand-in-hand. So, explore the corn mazes in Fort Walton Beach or in nearby areas. Even with Florida’s warm climate, you will have some great choices.

Hike

While you can hike any time of the year, many people prefer fall hiking. For one thing, you won’t get overheated or feel too cold. As a bonus, you also get to see leaves change colors. Also, this is a great way to get exercise.

Jog

For those who love outdoor activities, fall is an ideal time. For instance, it is not too hot or too cold, making the weather perfect for a jog. Don’t like jogging? Then, consider biking, skateboarding, or rollerblading.

Gratitude Tree

Thanksgiving isn’t until November. But it’s never too early to get in a thankful spirit. For example, create a gratitude tree. Even better, have everyone in the family write down something they feel grateful for.

Halloween Parties

Halloween comes at the end of October, but you can start preparations early. Consider throwing a party, and you can plan all month long. This way, you will be sure to celebrate “spooky season” as you intended.

Haunted Houses

Before Halloween, head to a haunted house to get you in the spooky spirit. You’ll be glad to know that there are haunted houses for all levels of bravery. You can even find kid-friendly ones.

Make Caramel Apples

Caramel apples are among people’s favorite fall treats. But you don’t have to buy them, as you can make them at home. Make some for yourself or a lot and give them out to family and friends.

Organize Your Clothes

It may not sound like fun at first, but fall is a good time to organize your clothes. After all, you likely won’t need a lot of your summer clothing during the winter. As you pack away summer clothes, take out your winter outfits.

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Pick Pumpkins

When you think of fall produce, pumpkins instantly come to mind. As such, October is the ideal time to pick pumpkins, and you can get creative. For example, you can use the pumpkin to make a jack-o’-lantern for Halloween. As for the inside, you can make pumpkin pie or bread and even roast the seeds.