Falling into the season

Morning update: Monday, Sept. 26

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Falling into the season
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Good morning, Madison!

Happy Monday and happy fall. The weather has finally cooled off, I recently ordered my first PSL of the season, and soon enough Madisonians will be out in droves wearing jean jackets and flannels.

It really is a beautiful time of year.

If you're looking to get outside and enjoy the sweatshirt-and-shorts weather (AKA Princess Diana Weather), The Daily Cardinal put together a nice list of Madison-area state parks to check out.

See the fall colors at one of these five Madison-area state parks
Enjoy the changing leaves and the last moments of beautiful weather with a road trip to one of these stunning Wisconsin state parks.  

Looking for even more fall fun?

Madison Magazine rounded up the latest fall drink specials around town from the classic pumpkin spice latte to apple ciders.

9 fall drink specials to warm you up in the Madison area
Indulge in pumpkin lattes, rich mochas, apple ciders and more at your local cafe offering fall drinks.

There are also a bunch of cool events happening this week, ICYMI in yesterday's events newsletter.

From "Stranger Things" trivia to a glow-in-the-dark dog party, we've got you covered with everything you need to plan a fun week.

8 events to check out this week
Hi there, The list of fun fall resources keeps growing! Here’s what we’ve got so far: * 9 fall drink specials to warm you up in the Madison area (Madison Magazine) * Fall Farms, Pumpkin Patches & Orchards (Madison Mom) * Madison-area farmers stands, corn mazes, pumpkin patches and more (Madison…

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