fall family activities

Our favorite fall family activities

In Kids by Angela Amman1 Comment

Fall activities extend far beyond one night of trick or treating. From pumpkin patches and zoo events to Halloween parades and small town celebrations, fall is filled with opportunities to spend time with your favorite people.

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Take a road trip with the Savvy Sassy Moms

The Savvy Sassy Moms team is scattered across the United States, so we got together to see how our favorite fall activities are similar — or different. Try some of these family activities for loads of fall fun.

fall family activities

We love pumpkin patches here in Missouri! (Sara, Running From the Law)

fall family activities

Apple picking is a big hit in New York. (Kristin, My Strange Family)

Fall family activities

We go to our family farm in Indiana to have a fall party. We do fall type festivities: bonfire, s’mores, pumpkin carving and playing in the leaves! (Amy, O’Leary Love)

fall family activities

Apple Picking! We love Orchard Hill Farm nearby and Apple Acres Farm for an
adventure. (Rebecca, Mainely Mama — see her complete list of fabulous fall activities in Maine)

fall family activities

In Wisconsin, we love to play in the leaves. (Julia, My Life in Transition)

fall family activitiesApple picking in California! (Katie, Katie Did What)

family fun activities

We have lots of fall traditions in Michigan, from visiting our alma mater to making the rounds at cider mills and pumpkin patches. Our family agreed our two favorites are hanging out at the zoo — the pumpkin displays are amazing — and getting donuts at one of our several favorite cider mills. (Angela, Playing with Words)

fall family activities

For something a little different, we like Owl-O-Ween Hot Air Balloon Festival in the Atlanta area. (Shanna, Beloved Nest)

What are your favorite activities in the fall? (And don’t you want to take a road trip to do all these fun things?)

Meet the Author | Angela Amman

Angela Amman is a short story and essay writer. Collecting her family's stories is a gift-in-progress for her daughter and son, and she blogs at Playing with Words, capturing the craziness and beauty that weave together to create something extraordinary. As the co-director of Listen To Your Mother Metro Detroit, Angela is thrilled to bring others' stories to the stage and to celebrate the magic of words, storytelling, and the courage to share that magic with an audience. When she should be sleeping, she works on her latest short story collection. Her writing has been featured on Mamalode, Peacock Journal, and Scary Mommy. Her personal essays and short stories have appeared in her collection, Nothing Goes Away, and various anthologies.

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