The Ultimate Fall Bucket List

In May I shared The Ultimate Summer Bucket List and it was a huge hit so I decided I would write one for my favorite season, Fall!! Towards the end you will find a link for a printable version so you can print it off and use it as a guide this fall. 

  1. Go apple picking (our favorite orchard is Cherry Hawk Apple Orchard but we also love Lynd's) 

  2. Jump in a pile of leaves

  3. Donate to a local food bank

  4. Go on a nature walk

  5. Have a family day at the New Albany Invitational Grand Prix & Family Day on September 25

  6.  Decorate your home for fall 

  7. Bake pumpkin bread (or another fun fall treat such as apple pie)

  8. Take a trip to Hocking Hills 

  9. Cheer on the Buckeyes!!! OH -

  10. Have a bonfire

  11. Visit Family

  12. Start a gratitude journal

  13. Enjoy some apple cider 

  14. Watch a Halloween movie (a great family choice is It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown)

  15. Head to your favorite park and have a picnic 

  16. Boo at the Zoo 

  17. Have a cookout

  18. Have a whole weekend of nothing but PJs, movies, cartoons, toys, and family

  19. Make crafts with fallen leaves

  20. Have a bonfire (and s'mores of course)

  21. Take a trip to Young's Dairy Farm and check out their fall festival on October 1 and 2.  

  22. Carve Pumpkins

  23. Camp out in your backyard and look up at the stars

  24. Trick or Treat at the Franklin Park Conservatory on October 29 from 11-4

  25. Donate your Halloween candy to the Military through a local buy back program. You can see a list from 2015 here. I will update with 2016 list as soon as I can. 

  26. Head to a fall festival 

  27. Roast Pumpkin Seeds

  28. Harvest Fair at the Columbus Commons 

  29. Buy or make a fall scented candle

  30. Make an apple pie or other apple treats with those apples from the Orchard 

  31. Take a drive to see the fall foliage 

  32. Visit The MAiZE at Little Darby Creek (check Groupon before heading out there)

  33. Take a trip (or four) to a local fall farm. click the link to see a list of our favorites

  34. Visit the Metro Parks and take an autumn colors tour. 

  35. Make a thankful tree

  36. Celebrate National Fire Prevention Week by visiting your local Fire Department for a tour. Make sure to call ahead

  37. Make your own pizzas at California Pizza Kitchen

  38. Get lost in a corn maze

  39. Take a hayride

  40. Enjoy the Columbus Mac & Cheese Festival  at Easton on October 14

  41. Take a short drive to Canal Winchester and visit Slate Run Historical Farm

  42. Have a peanut butter sandwich at Krema Nut Company in Grandview

  43. Go camping 

  44. Go on a Scavenger Hunt at Homestead Metro Park - this is a family favorite.  It's a fun way to explore the park and the kiddos get a prize at the end.  Stop by the Nature Center for your paper. 

  45. Shop local at the Made Local Marketplace on October 1st in Powell

  46. Run in a family race.  

  47. Make a pinecone bird feeder 

  48. Make candy apples

  49. Make your favorite soup or stew

  50. Road trip to the Bob Evan's Festival - October 14-16

You can find the printable version here. :) Enjoy! Share your adventures with me by using #614mom on social media

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