The fall season, for many, is the best time of the year. As the weather shifts from the summer heat to cooler temperatures, people start to anticipate what the next season has in store. We’ve created a list of activities to help keep you engaged, relaxed, and to get the most out of the season. We hope you enjoy this list of 40 things to do, and this wonderful season:

Outdoor activities: 1. Go apple picking 2. Get lost in a corn maze 3. Take a hot-air balloon ride 4. Play a game of two-hand touch football 5. Go for a hike 6. Go for a hayride 7. Rent a cabin in the mountains 8. Go to a local football game 9. Plant bulbs in your garden for next spring 10. Run a race 11. Take a drive to look at the foliage 12. Go stargazing

Jackie Dwyer is the executive director of the Gettysburg Area Recreation Authority. She has been a part of recreation since she was 16-years-old. She served in the United States Navy onboard the USS Abraham Lincoln and is an Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran.

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