Fun Fall Activities

Summer is over, but that doesn’t mean we have to stop having fun! Here’s a round up of activity ideas to stay active and have fun with your kids this Fall.

apple picking kids

Go Apple Picking. This is undeniably the quintessential Fall family activity. Depending on where you go, you could fit in a hayride or sample some donuts once the kids have gathered more apples than your family could ever eat. Check out this list of local orchards and what they have to offer: Best Places to Go Apple Picking With Kids


Enjoy the Foliage. Head out on foot to collect leaves for crafty fun later at home, go on a Nature scavenger hunt, or just take a hike. Explore Cutler Park, Noanet Woodlands, or Blue Hills Reservation.

Pressed leaf bookmark craft 
Pine Cone Bird Feeder

5 Fun Family Hikes in the Boston Area

Not up for a long walk? Hop in the car for a Fall foliage drive.

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Visit a Pumpkin Patch. Your kids are going to want one for Halloween anyway, why not make a day of it?

Check Out a Festival. There are many local Fall festivals in the area for you to choose from- including the Harvest Fair in Needham on Oct 6. Check out this list of 35 Fall Festivals in Massachusetts.

Get Lost in a Corn Maze. 13 Best Corn Mazes in Massachusetts.

What are your favorite fall activities? Share them in the comments section!

About the Author:
Laura Perras is a mom and Realtor who grew up in Needham, lives in Brookline, and makes up half of the Perras Group at William Raveis Real Estate.  She’s involved in Parent Talk as Board CoChair of Marketing and Communications & Blog Coordinator.  Please reach out if you would like to submit a post to the blog or have feedback or ideas regarding what you’d like to see here : lperras@parenttalk.org

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