Fall Fun for All: 10 Things to do this Season

Fall Fun for All: 10 Things to do this Season

Brooke Novak, Staff Writer

As the leaves on the trees outside continue to change, we skip from going to the beach, to putting on our fuzzy socks just in time for fall. With these activities, you can have tons of fun with your family and friends!


Outdoor Activities

Pumpkin Picking

It’s that time of the year for all things pumpkin! Along with hayrides, corn mazes, and many games, Happy Day Farm in Manalapan Township, NJ will be sure to fill your day with fun!

Happy Day Farm!

Apple Picking

Eastmont Orchards in Colts Neck, NJ offers a variety of apples that can be picked right from the tree. Be sure to grab some extra apples for apple pie or cider!

Eastmont Orchards!


Host a Backyard Bonfire

During these times, large gatherings are unsafe due to COVID-19. However, hosting a backyard bonfire with a few friends and family members is a fun way to enjoy the outdoor weather. 

Fall Bonfire Ideas


Go for a Hike

The Delaware Water Gap is home to Tammany Mountain. This trail is approximately 10.7 miles. It brings you to the top of the mountain overlooking the water, and on the way down there is even a waterfall. 

 Delaware Water Gap


Make Your Own Fall Wreath

The possibilities are endless. Whether you use pine cones, real leaves and branches or newspaper, this can be a family fun project to bring life to your front door.

DIY Fall Wreath


Visit a Corn Maze

Corn mazes are a fun group activity that can be done at almost any farm. These types of activities are a great experience to help bring your group together and socialize in order to find your way out. 

The Best Corn Mazes in New Jersey


Halloween Activities

Pumpkin Carving

Whether you’re a beginner, or an expert, carving your own pumpkin is a great way to get into the fall spirit. See the link below to get the expert guide on how to make your boring pumpkin into something new and exciting!         

  How to Carve a Pumpkin for Halloween


Haunted Hayrides

Visit A. Casola Farms for one of the best experiences of your life. They also offer the haunted wooded trail and 3D haunted barn.

Casola Farms


Fall Baking

Bake an apple pie

Apple pie is an American staple that many people can’t live without. Whether you bake it with your family, or a few friends, you will be sure to have lots of fun!

How to Bake the Perfect Apple Pie


Make S’mores

S’mores are easy and fun to make for people of all ages. This is a great activity to have when hosting a bonfire or outdoor gathering. If you don’t have a fire pit, you can also make them indoors with a stove. 

How to Make S’mores in 4 Different Ways