1. Invite some outdoorsy friends to enjoy free National Park admission on Veteran’s Day, November 11th.
  2. Pick a pumpkin off the vine. Find pumpkin patches and more.
  3. Replace your tired summer annuals with a salad garden: arugula, radishes, carrots and baby lettuce are delicious and simple to grow. Check out the wealth of gardening knowledge available from OpenFarm.
  4. Daylight savings time gives us a bonus hour on November 2nd. Backyard game of tag, anyone?
  5. Sign up for a triathlon. Active.com has tips for beginners and can help you find races in your area.
  6. Head for a camping trip in the Great Smoky Mountains. 
  7. Grab a book and find a reading spot under a tree: enjoy entertainment and health benefits.
  8. Swap hot apple cider for coffee.
  9. Migrating birds are on the move: see how many visit your bird feeder.
  10. Now that the summer crowds have gone, plan a trip to see the highlights of the majestic West. Have you seen the Grand Canyon, seen the Mendenhall Glacier, driven Highway One, visited the Four Corners or hiked Mount Rainier?
  11. Skip rocks across the largest lake in your area.
  12. Count the rings of a spider web.
  13. Sign up for an outdoor survival skills class. For example, learn how to find water in the woods even if you’re miles from a creek or stream: use a bandana to soak up dew from edible plants.
  14. Host a pumpkin-themed meal. Try our favorite pumpkin recipes.
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