Crisp weather and beautiful foliage are invigorating in the fall, and they stir us to get out and enjoy the season of change. Here’s a list of fun things to do as you take advantage of glorious weather to enjoy Autumn.
Experience America’s awe-inspiring natural beauty on a leaf-peeping trek while deciduous trees put on their dazzling display of color all across the U.S., from New England to the Pacific Northwest to the Great Smoky Mountains.
Rent a Cabin in the Mountains
The leaves are changing, the temperature is dropping, and what better way to savor hiking and hot chocolate than by staying the night amidst the trees?
Tailgate at a Football Game
Sports Illustrated consulted experts to source the best advice for enjoying an authentic tailgate experience on a Saturday before kickoff.
Plant Bulbs in Your Garden for Spring
Smart bulb planting starts at the garden center with high-quality bulbs. Look for big bulbs; they generally bloom more compared to smaller bulbs of the same variety.
Make a Pinecone Bird Feeder
Creating a suet feeder for your backyard gives birds another source of food when cold temperatures cut back on their natural food of insects. A feeder affords the chance to observe birds in an uncharacteristic moment of relative stillness.
Go Pick Apples
If you’re itching to go picking, you’re in luck. America’s favorite fruit is ripe and ready.
Plan a Potluck Thanksgiving Dinner
Stress less this Thanksgiving by serving a buffet and asking guests to bring their favorite side dish to your potluck-style get-together. Set up a clever to-go station so everyone can take a bit of the deliciousness home with them.
Tour a Winery
More wineries than ever are open and eager for you to drop by. Many of them plan special events and entire regions now are heavily promoting their wine trails.