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When is the nature more beautiful and smells the air better than in autumn? So it’s high time to take advantage of beautiful days and good weather and round up your friends or family. Because of these 20 ideas what to do in autumn you should check off at least 5, before the cold winter comes!
Colorful leaves, crackling leaves underfoot and the smell of roasted chestnuts and apple cider. For many, autumn is the most colorful and beautiful season. High time, then, to get out of the house when the weather is nice and try out some outdoor recreational activities that are no longer fun in cold weather.
Looking for action and sporty ventures with friends? In addition to a adult scavenger hunt and a flea market challenge, you’ll also find wacky sports that are trending in the U.S. right now in this list of our favorite fall recreational activities. Ever tried jugger or played cross bocce?
Go on a treasure hunt together with a guarantee of rich pickings: porcini, chanterelles and delicious wild mushrooms are the culinary gold of the forest. For everyone who has even a little bit of hunter-gatherer in him, at least one trip to the mushrooms in autumn is an absolute must! And as is so often the case, mushroom picking is even more fun together than alone: whether as a challenge, with professionals on a mushroom excursion or simply as an outing followed by a culinary highlight at home!
When most of the leaves have fallen, gather 2 mountains of leaves and form 2 teams. For kids, there are few things more awesome in the fall than having a leaf fight outside wrapped up warm. Along the way, collect the prettiest leaves and twigs and later use them to make decorations to brighten up your home in autumn.
Chestnuts, beechnuts, rose hips and brightly colored leaves – collecting and processing autumn fruits is one of the most beautiful ideas what to do in autumn, and not just for kids. Until the first ground frost and sometimes even after that, there are various fruits in nature that are worth collecting!
Make your way to the nearest forest and enjoy the splendor of colors and the special scent during a walk. The forest is never more beautiful than when the warm rays of the sun break through the morning mist and the leaves rustle underfoot.
A trip to the botanical garden is also worthwhile in autumn! In the botanical garden in Berlin-Dahlem, for example, there is a Autumn Trail on which you can experience autumn in different regions of the earth!
Experience a real adventure in the forest together with friends or family! Autumn is the perfect season for a forest rally. Not just for kids, a forest rally with competitions, games and tasks is a cool recreational activity that is incredibly fun.
For everyone 18 and up, our Waldmeister forest rally with liquid provisions is an insider tip! When the weather is nice, why don’t you just move your meeting with friends to the forest and surprise them with this rally?
Capture the most beautiful moments and take a photo tour with family and friends. Take pictures of each other, stage funny group photos or just capture the beauty of autumn nature!
Put on your windbreaker, let the wind blow through your hair, and fly a kite. With kids or without – on open spaces like the beach, a large meadow or Tempelhofer Feld in Berlin, kite flying is one of the most popular ideas what to do in autumn!
By the way, you can easily make kites from a garbage bag yourself!
It’s raining outside and the ceiling is falling on your head? Don’t let the wet deter you, slip into rain boots and a rain jacket and pack a thermos of warm tea. Jumping through puddles, a rain dance with the kids or just a walk in the rain with good friends is really fun with a thermos of hot tea in your luggage.
Everything seems different at night – and that’s especially true in the woods! As Halloween approaches, the owl cries, a branch cracks, and the leaves rustle under your feet, the perfect mood sets in. With these 12 ideas for a night hike, you can experience even more…
In the fall, it gets dark and chilly early in the evening. Invite your friends over and poke a bonfire in your backyard or in a fire pit on a grill area. With hot tea and grilled marshmallows on a stick, you’ll get into a very special mood….
Nothing motivates more than doing sports together. So if you’ve been meaning to finally go jogging or do your workout program again – ask a friend! The temperature is perfect in the fall, lots of adrenaline and feelings of happiness are released, and you’ll get fit. We also have some great tips on how to best overcome your inner badass when working out together!
When was the last time you went on a real splurge? Have you shopped for Halloween yet? In autumn, a culinary stroll through the market is also particularly worthwhile. And is your closet already ready for winter?
Chestnuts or sweet chestnuts smell simply delicious when freshly roasted. The hot delicious nuts can be bought fresh on the market and in supermarkets from mid-October. In cities, vendors with small roasting wagons often offer the healthy nuts.
Did you know? The sweet chestnut is a really healthy snack! Chestnuts are full of carbohydrates and have hardly any fat!
Cracking tricky codes and lifting treasures together – if you’re looking for an adventure, geo-caching is just what you’re looking for. In this modern form of scavenger hunt, you search for messages via GPS and set out for an epic treasure hunt.
Young and old alike walk the streets on November 11, St. Martin’s Day, with lanterns they’ve made themselves. This parade looks beautiful and it’s fun to run along – most of all with a homemade lantern that the kids carry with pride. With the festive procession and the softly glowing lanterns, winter begins for me and for the first time this festive pre-Christmas mood arises.
Discover new sides to your city or get to know a (old)familiar city anew on a short trip. In autumn, the cities are not crowded and you can still sit outside in the café when the weather is nice.
What to do in autumn that is completely crazy and fun? Do you know the movie Jugger – Battle of the Best? In the movie, vagabond teams play for a living and engage in competitions. You can play exactly this game from the movie in real life and try to get the ball – the jugg – into the opponent’s goal with your team! The team has foam weapons – so called pompfen – and tries to prevent this. But don’t worry – the game is completely safe!
Dogdeball is a trendy sport in the US and UK. All you need for it are 2 teams, several balls, and a court. Like dodgeball, players throw each other off – but there are many variations and additional rules to make the game more fun!
Party, wacky atmosphere and sport in one – all this brings the trend sport Blackminton. There are no limits and no rules when playing speedminton in the dark. Dressed in glow-in-the-dark gear and painted with fluorescent patterns, you’ll be playing neon glow a crazy trend sport.
And this is how wacky blackminton looks!
For crossgolfing you only need clubs and a ball – because you can play this sport everywhere. You determine the game goal and can completely dispense with etiquette. Ideal places to play are empty factory sites, industrial wastelands, etc.
Here you can find a tutorial:
A few soft game balls and a few people – that’s all you need for one of the best fall recreational activities. In cross bocce, you throw a ball like you would in boules and try to land as close to it as possible with your next throws. But the whole thing in 3D! Because whether you throw the first ball at a wall, a branch fork, or out the window – it’s up to you!
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