Fall has arrived! We’ve compiled a list of fun and flirty fall activities to boost your insta and lifestyle aesthetic, and suggested the best states to do them in. Although the Northeast is typically the go-to fall destination of choice, we hope this will kickstart your weekend trips no matter where you are in the country this fall!
Apple Picking: Do you even HAVE an insta without a fall apple picking post? Head to a homegrown orchard and snap some flics while getting in the fall mood. Cider, donuts, and candy apples await! Extra bonus: This also makes a super cute date!
Best states to go Apple picking in: New York, Vermont, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Wisconsin
Corn Maze: What’s more fun than getting lost in a corn maze? Grab some hot cider and go on an adventure with friends, a significant other, or your family!
Best states to get lost in a corn maze: Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Florida, Illinois, Idaho
Hiking: We see you sporty people! If you’re feeling active and adventurous, going on a hike can be a great activity to do in the fall. With the colorful leaves falling, crisp air, and beautiful views, who wouldn’t enjoy a nice hike?
Best states to go on a fall hike: Tennessee, Virginia, Maine, Massachusetts, New Mexico
Go on a (Haunted) Hayride: Hayrides don’t have to be scary! But they can be! Grab a group of friends, couples, or families, and hop on a fall hayride to get you in the fall spirit. If nothing else, you’ll get to spend some quality time together.
Best states to go on a hayride: Maryland, California, New Jersey, New York, Colorado
Go to a Fall Festival: What’s more fun than a festival? Grab some friends and get some fried dough, watch some live entertainment, and enjoy the fall harvest around you.
Best states to go to a fall festival: Georgia, Minnesota, Washington, Colorado, Idaho
Visit a Pumpkin Patch: First pick your apples, then pick your pumpkin! What’s more aesthetically pleasing than a field full of gold and orange? Truly nothing. Plus, what’s Halloween without a Jack-o-lantern?
Best states to visit a pumpkin patch: Kansas, Texas, Nebraska, Arkansas, North Dakota
Go to a Sunflower Field: Fall is actually sunflower season! Miles of golden sunny flowers are sure to get you in the fall mindset. Another great date/insta moment/family outing!
Best states to see a sunflower field: Connecticut, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Georgia, Ohio
Get a PSL: LOL you knew this was coming. It’s basic, you’re basic, we’re all basic. Pumpkin spice everything (donuts, muffins, scones, cake, etc.) make for a warm and fuzzy fall aesthetic. And did we mention delicious?
Best states to get a PSL: Starbucks is all over the world! Get your fall on, travel queens!