30 Things To Do This Fall (The Ultimate Southwest Michigan Fall Bucket List)

Why should summer get all the bucket list love? Not cool, you guys. With mild temps, crisp blue skies and Mother Nature's dazzling display, autumn is the perfect time to get outdoors and have some fun, after school, on the weekends, playing hooky, whatever. Before You Know What comes. Let's do this.

  1. Pick apples at a local orchard

  2. Go on a hay ride

  3. Have an autumn scavenger hunt

  4. Eat still-warm donuts from the cider mill

  5. Find your way through a corn maze

  6. Go to a haunted house

  7. Make pinecone bird feeders

  8. Pick out pumpkins from the pumpkin patch

  9. Rake your neighbor's leaves

  10. Watch the cranberry harvest at DeGrandchamps

  11. Make your own candy corn (it's surprisingly easy!)

  12. Keep a gratitude journal for 30 days

  13. Make s'mores in a backyard bonfire

  14. Spend an hour star gazing

  15. Go to a high school football game

  16. Make a fall wreath for the front door

  17. Go on a nature hike/walk

  18. Jump in a pile of leaves

  19. Sip warm apple cider

  20. Take an early morning walk in your neighborhood

  21. Go for a drive to see the fall foliage

  22. Carve or decorate pumpkins

  23. Make steamed milk with honey and cinnamon (add a pinch of turmeric if you want)

  24. Check out a few fall-themed books from the library

  25. Make your own apple sauce or apple butter

  26. Set up a caramel apple bar and invite a few friends over

  27. Trick or treat along the Kal-Haven Trail during Boo on Your Bike

  28. Stuff a scarecrow

  29. Make your own Halloween costume

  30. Head to a small-town fall festival

UPDATE: Get the printable version here OR a hyper-local version here.

Did we miss anything? Feel free to add it in the comments!

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