A Waku Guide: Enjoying Fall - Activities and Ideas

A Waku Guide: Activities and Ideas to Enjoy Fall

Doménica Palacios

One of our favorite seasons is finally here! At Waku, we love autumn. Because even though the weather starts to get chilly, there's still some warmth to it. And even though you can't see the springs’ green colors, they shift to an even more vibrant and beautiful palette! Depending on your location, you will now most likely see all shades of yellow, red, brown and orange. Now, isn't that lovely? We find it inspiring! That is why, we’ve gathered a list of activities and fall related ideas for you to do this time of the year. Make the most out of the season and take a chance on things you’ve probably haven't done before. Here is, A Waku Guide with Activities and Ideas to Enjoy Fall:



Visit a Farmers' Market


A Waku Guide: Enjoying Fall - Activities and Ideas 



Though it may seem like a summer activity, there's no shortage of delicious fresh produce at your local farmers' market in the fall. Look for gourds of all kinds to add to your seasonal decor. Farmers’ markets rotate out produce seasonally. This means you can find unique and tasty picks in the fall to add to your roasts and desserts.





Take a Scenic Train Ride


A Waku Guide: Enjoying Fall - Activities and Ideas



The best way to see the changing leaves? On a fall foliage train ride, of course! There’s nothing more magical than steaming through the gorgeous autumn landscape. Especially from the comfort of a train where you can just sit back, relax and take in the view.





Attend a Fall Festival


Fall Festival



If you're looking for the ultimate fall experience, there's no better place to celebrate the season than your local fall or harvest festival. Take in the autumn scenery, hang out with the scarecrows and don't forget to pick out a pumpkin to take home!





Go Apple and Pumpkin Picking


A Waku Guide: Enjoying Fall - Activities and Ideas



Visit your favorite farm and spend a day with loved ones gathering delicious apples and trying out the wine and donuts they offer. Have fun picking out the best pumpkin to carve later on and take a couple insta-worthy photos while you’re at it! The best part is that you'll be able to take home some fresh apples to make delicious, fall-worthy recipes.





Have a Backyard Bonfire




For a cozy night full of fun, gather 'round the fire to warm up, swap ghost stories, and spend some quality time with family and friends. Whether you get shrieks of delight or fear, a good time is sure to be had by all. Don't forget the cozy blankets and yummy s'mores!




Have a Fall Photoshoot


Fall Photoshoot



There's no denying that autumn is the most aesthetic  season of all — which means you should definitely take full advantage of the beautiful scenery with some great fall photos with the family.




Decorate your Porch for Halloween


A Waku Guide: Enjoying Fall - Activities and Ideas



Try an easy Halloween DIY to make your home look inviting. Or, if you're not into the holiday, simply lean into a pumpkin motif. Change things up a bit and update your entry so that it feels warm and cozy from the outside in.



Have a Horror Movie Marathon


A Waku Guide: Enjoying Fall - Activities and Ideas



A Waku Guide: This is a great time to re-watch the all time classics. Prepare yourself a seasonal plate like pumpkin or apple pie and set up everything to watch your favorite old or new halloween movies and scary thrillers. If you’re not into scary movies at all, you could browse Disney for some cute themed moves such as Hocus Pocus, which by the way has a sequel out!



Have a Chili Cook-Off





There's no better way to kick-start fall than with a warm bowl of chili — but it's even greater if you're hosting a fun chili cook-off with your friends and family. Everybody has a chili recipe they swear by. Put yours to the test by hosting friends for a rollicking chili cook-off. Grade entries on things like presentation, smell, creativity, and—of course—best tasting.



Go for a Hike





Activities and Ideas to Enjoy Fall. Another way to explore the great outdoors—and take in the stunning fall foliage? Lace up your hiking boots and embark on a vibrant trek with friends or family. Whether you prefer a challenging adventure through one of the national parks or a family-friendly nature walk, you'll enjoy spectacular views, fewer crowds, and milder temperatures.



That’s all folks! We hope you can enjoy at least 5 of the 10 activities we proposed, we know we sure are doing a couple. A Waku Guide: Activities and Ideas to Enjoy Fall. Want/Need more ideas? Check out this incredible articles to find more things to do during the fall (which are also the sites were got out references from, so all credit goes out to them): 61 Best Fall Activities to Add to Your Bucket List This Season - 65 Fun Fall Activities to Try This Year, Including Apple Picking

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