Happy Blogtober Day Five! I’m still catching up, but getting there! Today, I’m sharing my Maine Fall Bucket List. Last year I created a fall bucket list, but I wanted to be more specific to Maine this year. One of my favorite things about Maine is it’s fall season. Fall is absolutely incredible here in New England. The weather actually feels like fall, the leaves change and there are so many activities to do. Be sure to save my bucket list image to your Pinterest to come back to over this fall season!
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Fall picnic in Kennebunkport
I’m planning on stopping at the Portland Farmer’s Market Saturday morning and then heading down to Kennebunkport for a picnic for lunch.
Go apple picking at Berry Fruit Farm
They offer donuts year round and you can pick apples, pumpkins, fall mums and squash here! They are in Livermore, ME and are open 6am-6pm M-F and 8am-4pm Saturday. Click here to find more information.
Hike at Acadia National Park
Hiking Acadia is such a big thing to do here in Maine and I’ve never done it! I’m so excited to finally cross this off my bucket list. Just imagine the Maine fall views!
Leaf peeping drive from Portland to Freeport
The leaves are one of the best things about fall in Maine. On the freeways here, there is just rows and rows of fall leaves decorating each side. I think we may take Route One back down to get some backroad views!
Take the ferry to Casco Bay Islands
Another thing I’ve always wanted to do, I’ve never taken a ferry. Casco Bay Islands are composed of eight islands and I think we may go to Peaks Island and grab a lunch there! Click here to view ferry schedules and the islands.
Make an apple pie from picked apples
I love making apple pie and there is nothing better than using hand picked apples! I’m so excited that it’s finally cooling down. Last year when we went it was still 90 degrees!
Take a Wicked Walking Tour in Portland
I’ve never done this before and it looks like so much fun! Their tours are at 8pm and are mostly on Friday/Saturday. It begins on Commercial St and is less than 1/2 mile walk. Click here to learn more!
Watch Hocus Pocus & Halloweentown while eating Holy Donut Donuts
The Holy Donut donuts are a huge staple in Maine. They are made from Maine potatoes and they have plenty of vegan and gluten free ones as well. They have locations on Exchange St and Park Ave in Portland and Route 1 in Scarborough.
Go on a hayride at Zach’s Corn Maze
This places looks like so much fun! They are open Friday, Saturday and Sundays from 12pm-6pm until October 31st. They offer pumpkin hayrides, a huge corn maze and have a farm stand! Click here to learn more!
Take a fall photo in Freeport
Freeport is so gorgeous this time of the year. There are tons of shopping outlets and local Maine shops. I love taking photos here and Zach and I could always use more couples photos!
Attend a Maine fall festival
Maine has so many fall festivals, it’s one of the best ways to get into the fall spirit here. Here is a huge list of all the upcoming fall festivals and events happening around Maine.
Visit the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Take a walk through the botanical gardens to see the sculptures, gardens and ponds. It’s open until October 31st from 9am-6pm. It has a cafe and market to grab a bite to eat while you’re there. Click here to learn more.
Have a warm drink at the 1912 Cafe in L.L. Bean
L.L. Bean is another classic Maine place to visit. It’s located in Freeport and it’s the place with the giant L.L. Bean boot outside! The 1912 Cafe has tons of drink and food options for all diets!
Visit Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse
A huge iconic feature of Maine, is located in York, ME and attracts tourists year round. I’ve never seen it before and I think it’ll be a fun place to visit during this fall season.
Which activty are you most excited to do this fall? I’m excited to hike at Acadia National Park and attend more Maine fall festivals!
Check out yesterday’s Blogtober post where I share my favorite fall graphic tees!