September30th

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Vibrant colors and mild weather makes autumn in the Adirondacks the ideal time to get outside and go places with your sweetie. Try apple picking, a horse-drawn carriage ride, or even a simple walk to the park. If the latter appeals to you, we’ve come up with an activity that is both fun and free: try a scavenger hunt! Make a game of it; perhaps whoever finds the most items on the list can be rewarded with a romantic dinner for two cooked by the other partner.

Without further ado, here is our suggested list of items to look for when taking an autumn stroll!

A Fall Scavenger Hunt by Adirondack Weddings Magazine

What to find:

1. A red squirrel
2. Red, orange, yellow, and brown colored leaves (one of each!)
3. Two birds that look like a mated pair
4. Three carved pumpkins
5. Two different sets of animal tracks
6. Five pine cones
7. Six acorns
8. A picnic table or bench
9. A trail leading into the woods
10. A pet wearing a sweater or other warm fall clothing

Fall Scavenger Hunt | Adirondack Weddings Magazine

How fast do you think you could complete this list? If you decide to give it a try, let us know in the comments. Happy hunting!

— Story by Anne Rathe

4 Comments

  • Comment by Adeline Ross — September 30, 2013 @ 3:43 pm

    This idea is too cute! Just today I was thinking about how nice it would be to walk the local trails and enjoy the beautiful weather.

  • Comment by Lilian Black — October 19, 2013 @ 4:20 pm

    I’d love to make a date of this before autumn ends. My hometown is quite rustic so it would be the perfect spot for a nice scavenger hunt.

  • Comment by Emmie — October 19, 2013 @ 5:45 pm

    I may have a difficult time completing this hunt where I live but I’d love to give it a try! I haven’t been on a scavenger hunt in such a long time.

  • Comment by Kel — October 23, 2013 @ 4:57 pm

    Oh my gosh that dog in a sweater is so cute!

    And the photo of the squirrel is gorgeous too. We don’t have squirrels where I’m from, I’d love to see one in real life.

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