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56% of Americans Say They’re Happier in Autumn Than Any Other Season: Here’s The Top 20 Reasons
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56% of Americans Say They’re Happier in Autumn Than Any Other Season: Here’s The Top 20 Reasons

A survey of 2,000 Americans has found the 20 things people are most looking forward to as the leaves change color and begin to fall.

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From baking pies to carving pumpkins, 56% of respondents in a new survey said they’re happier in Autumn, compared to any other season.

Whether it’s walking in the crisp air, surrounded by orange and red maple trees, or enjoying special food and drinks, the 2,000 Americans polled were nostalgic about and eager for the season.

The top three best aspects of Fall, according to the respondents were watching the leaves change color (51%), feeling the chill in the air (45%) and drinking hot chocolate (44%). People also love getting ready for the holidays (40%), Halloween and Thanksgiving.

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Another big portion of affection for the season can be found in the kitchen. 40 percent always look forward to making homemade soup.

Baking, cooking, and the tasty spices all figured prominently on the list—grabbing 9 of the top 20 answers for ‘best things about Fall’.

Due to the pandemic, 68% of respondents are planning more quiet, indoor activities this year than in previous years. And, 31 percent report they’ve been unable to participate in all the things they normally do—with some unavailable.

Instead, they’re spending time around the house, with 28% of respondents planning to eat more holiday foods this year compared to previous years.