The air is a bit cooler. The leaves are absolutely gorgeous and showing off in a variety of autumn colors. Fall is here! But what is the best thing about this season in Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Iowa?

WHAT!!!!  Apple Orchards Didn't Make The Top 10 List of Favorite Fall Things in Minnesota?

Everyone loves to ask the question "What's your favorite thing about fall"?  The leaves are just starting to fall but I remember as a kid running in huge piles on the ground and loving every minute of it!

Look through the list below and see how many of the popular answers are on your favorite list too.  Shockingly, apple orchards didn't make the list!

10 Favorite Things About Fall in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Illinois

We all have a favorite season but when it comes to fall, there are so many amazing moments that bring this season to the top. Smells, tastes, and memorable moments are all top picks according to a survey done by Stuffed Puffs marshmallows and below are the top 10.

What's your favorite thing about fall? 

I'd love to hear about it.  Send me a message over on my Facebook page - Jessica On The Radio - DM me on my Instagram page.

I have a few favorite things and honestly, going out to the pumpkin patches with my kids and find “the perfect” pumpkin just gives me happy feels. Walking through the orchards and smelling the apple in the air just screams fall to me. Oh, and walking through a pile of leaves and hearing the sound that the leaves make as I walk through them. #Love

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Check Out The Best Apple Orchards In Southeast Minnesota

I know a few people have been asking in Facebook groups where the best apple orchards are and corn mazes.  Just in case you missed it, you can find a list of the best apple orchards in the area here.

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  • bike-friendliness ratings from the League of American Bicyclists
  • number of outdoors-related businesses per household
  • within a four-hour drive of a national park

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