30 Things To Do: The Ultimate SW Michigan Fall Bucket List

October 2, 2017

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.

2017 Ultimate Fall Bucket List


O   Pick apples at a local orchard

O   Go on a hay ride 

O   Have an autumn scavenger hunt

O   Eat still-warm donuts from the cider mill

O   Wander through a corn maze

O   Head to a haunted house

O   Make pinecone bird feeders

O   Pick out pumpkins from Gene’s

O   Rake the neighbor's leaves

O   Watch the cranberry harvest at DeGrandchamps

O   Make candy corn (it's surprisingly easy!)

O   Keep a gratitude journal for 30 days

O   Make s'mores in a backyard bonfire

O   Spend an hour star gazing

O   Go to a high school football game

O   Create a fall wreath for the front door

O   Go on a nature hike/walk   

O   Jump in a pile of leaves

O   Sip warm apple cider

O   Take an early morning walk around the neighborhood

O   Go for a drive to see the fall foliage

O   Carve pumpkins

O   Bake an apple pie

O   Check out fall-themed books from the library

O   Watch the fire truck parade in Holland

O   Invite friends over for a caramel apple bar

O   Trick or treat along the Kal-Haven Trail 

O   Make delicious apple sauce

O   DIY a Halloween costume

O   Head to a small-town fall festival


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