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Top 7 Autumn Activities for Seniors

Updated 8/4/15 2:45pm | While you may be bummed about summer ending, Alert1 wants to help you look forward to autumn! Depending on the area you live in, autumn may be the last time to enjoy the outdoors with pleasant weather. In many areas of the country, the weather is perfect for enjoying the crisp, invigorating air. In this article Alert1 highlights some of our favorite autumn activities for you and your loved ones. 

1. Go to a local pumpkin patch

If the nearest farm is too far, your local grocer will have pumpkins a plenty. Whether it is with your friends or your family, going to a pumpkin patch is a classic fall activity. You and your loved ones can have a pumpkin carving contest. Remember to upload photos of your finished jack-o-lanterns online. Alternatively you can make some old fashioned pumpkin pies!

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2. Draft and complete your fantasy football team

Professional league NFL Superbowl tickets too expensive? Watch collegiate sports live for a cheaper alternative. You can your friends can tailgate or bar hop to your hearts content, all while cheering on the home team.

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3. Catch a Few Falling Leaves

Take a neighborhood walk and enjoy the changing colors of the leaves. When the trees are shedding their leaves, the ground and trees are full of bright oranges, yellows and reds. Take a leisurely walk and enjoy Mother Nature. You can pack a few snacks, drinks and a blanket to add a picnic to your agenda.

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4. Keep Warm and Cozy Indoors

Stay indoors and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate by the fire. Cuddle up with a warm blanked and put on your warmest socks!

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5. Keep the Yard Looking Fresh

Spare some time to help your grandparents with their yard. Throw down some new seed for your front lawn. Get ready for next spring and plant some bulbs. In a few months you will have beautiful flowers to look at.

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6. Fall DIY Projects

Craft some fall décor. Decorate your tabletop with seasonal pumpkins and gourds. Collect leaves and twigs to make a season wreath to hang on your door or place on your table. Any local craft store will be able to help you pick up all the supplies you need.

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7. Show Your Appreciation

Volunteer to make Thanksgiving dinner for those in need or host a party with your family. Show the important people in your life how much you appreciate them. Turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy…we hope you saved room for seconds!

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