Activities to Enjoy Your Next Fall Family Trip to Its Fullest
Memories are what keep us going!
Family trips are those moments when we make the most memories. So when planning your next trip in the fall, make sure you have it planned to the T to make the most of it.
Fall is a season that is all about harvests and the beauty of colors all around.
This post shares 11 fun activities to make your next fall family trip a memorable one.
Visit a Harvest
Fall is the time of harvest. You can visit a cornfield and enjoy the fresh harvesting season with your family.
Many farms host scavenger hunts and other activities. So this fall, why not head out to harvesting farms and spend a few days amongst nature’s glory?
Time to bid your daily worries adieu and hop on the RV for some fall family fun!
RV camping has been made easy. There are now super light travel trailers available for less money than you would think, like this Rockwood 2205 from WANA RV, and Google has made it easy for you to explore and review the best RV camping locations at your fingertips.
Say you’re looking for RV camping services or campgrounds in Colorado; Google ‘Fall RV camping in Colorado’ or ‘Winter RV camping in Colorado,’ and Google’s Local Map Pack will find you a number of locations.
You can also find the best RV camping locations click on the state map.
The clickable state maps help you find parkable grounds and inform you about the rules and regulations of that area.
You can also find officials’ contact numbers to make the RV camping process smoother.
Pumpkin Carving is one fun activity that you can enjoy with the family. This fall, book your family trip to a pumpkin patch (and click here for fun Halloween Party ideas too).
Pumpkin patches typically organize carving festivals that can be a fun bonding activity you can enjoy with your kids.
Book a cabin and escape to the wilderness!
Once at your vacation retreat, you can enjoy the backyard bonfire and sip on that hot mug of cocoa with s’mores.
The slight breeze kindles your face, and the warmth of the fire and loved ones around you.
What is a family trip without having the perfect photoshoot? The red and yellow leaves fall off the trees and the golden sun.
What a perfect backdrop for some of the happiest times you spend with your family.
Long Leaf Peeping Drive
Fall is about the beauty of colors and their brightness around us. Take the long scenic route while watching foliage along the roadside change colors.
From shades of burnt red and orange.
Bask in the Glory of Sunflower
Fall is the sunflower season. Sunflowers bloom and spread the air with positivity and glee. Trek into the fields of sunflowers and enjoy their warmth and sweet aroma.
Getting lost in the tall stalks of sunflowers is a delight.
Plan a picnic with your family near the sunflower fields and live a dream moment.
Leaf and Acorn Craft with Your Family
What a fall family trip without collecting huge leaves and acorns! Gather pretty leaves and acorns fell on the ground.
You can paint the acorns in different colors and decorate your front entrance with them. Or string them with fairy lights for your backyard.
A Train Ride
Train companies offer special fall tours. Why not book one and enjoy the fall season all around you? There are many scenes that only a train trip can give you a chance to enjoy.
No more worries about driving through the night or tough terrain. Just lay back and enjoy the journey while soaking in the beauty all around.
Many towns hold fall festivals with a lot of buzz and activities. You can stroll through the town with your daily soak in the local air and touch of spice—the specialty of the season.
Visit the local vendors and buy souvenirs and local handicrafts as a token.
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Bake It Till You Make It
Walking through the town, you gather fresh products from the local vendors. Get all the ingredients and go on a baking spree with your family.
Baking is one activity that gets more fun when the whole family is involved.
Tie that apron, cake up a cookie and pie storm, and enjoy a delicious fall treat. You can even share them with the people around you to make the moment a pleasant vibe.
Do you have some other fun fall activities to add to the list?
Do share with us in the comments below!
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Nancy Polanco is a freelance journalist, lifestyle content creator, and editor of Whispered Inspirations. She is a proud Mom to Gabby and Michaela and partner and best friend to Darasak. Having worked as part of a health care team for almost a decade, Nancy is happy to be back to her passion. She is a contributor to the Huffington Post, TODAY’s Parents, and an Oprah Magazine Brand Ambassador.