20 Autumn Outdoor Adventures for Families

by Josée

Fall is the perfect time of year to go on an outdoor family adventure. The trails are quieter, the air is cooler and the trees are covered in beautiful autumn colours. Here’s a bucket list of twenty fun fall adventures to do with your family this autumn.

20 Autumn Outdoor Adventures for Families

  1. Take a family hike on your favourite trail.
  2. Swing through the autumn trees on a high-ropes course.
  3. Make a HUGE pile of leaves and jump in it.
  4. Pick a bunch of apples from a local orchard.
  5. Discover a forest of golden larches.
  6. Get lost in a towering corn maze.
  7. Enjoy a family bike ride on a scenic trail.
  8. Climb a tree, rock or hill and enjoy the fall colours from above.
  9. Snuggle up and go stargazing on a clear night.
  10. Go on a fall camping or glamping adventure.
  11. Visit a pumpkin patch and pick a gourd to bring home.
  12. Take an autumn stroll through an arboreum or ornamental garden.
  13. Go on a bumpity hay ride.
  14. Collect flower seeds from outside to sow next spring.
  15. Go for a leisurely paddle on your favourite lake.
  16. Take part in a local harvest festival.
  17. Host or go to an evening family bonfire.  
  18. Plant some fall bulbs in a garden or pot.
  19. Take part in a family autumn fun-run.
  20. Watch the clouds float by and geese fly south for the winter. 

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7 comments

Helena September 23, 2017 - 7:15 am

The more I read about Autumn the more I am excited for it. #ExplorerKids

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Sarah Stockley September 25, 2017 - 4:46 am

I love the autumn time – the colours in Canada especially look amazing. Sarah #ExplorerKids

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Our Seaside Baby September 25, 2017 - 9:03 am

What a great list! Although I don’t like the colder weather I am excited about Autumn and your list has given me some inspiration for more ideas. Thanks, Polly #explorerkids

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Su {Ethan & Evelyn} September 25, 2017 - 10:12 pm

What a wonderful list full of lovely autumn activity you have there. I doubt I can get through all of them but I will give it a try. 🙂

Thank you so much for linking up with us on #ExplorerKids

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Lisa Pomerantz September 26, 2017 - 3:08 am

Thanks for re-igniting the powerful fun of Autumn! I was dreading early darkness and you reminded me in many ways how fab it all is! <3 #ExplorerKids

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Sally October 16, 2017 - 11:48 pm

Autumn is definitely one of our favourite seasons and we love having our families for the October half term on adventures. Here’s what they get up to – the 3 most popular activities! https://undiscoveredmountains.com/top-3-family-activities-to-do-in-october-half-term-in-the-alps

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Sally Guillaume October 16, 2017 - 11:49 pm

Autumn is definitely one of our favourite seasons and we love having our families for the October half term on adventures. Here’s what they get up to – the 3 most popular activities! https://undiscoveredmountains.com/top-3-family-activities-to-do-in-october-half-term-in-the-alps

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