25 Activities for Summer to Keep You Lovin’ Life

activities for summer

Summer is the perfect time to explore the outdoors, try new activities, and enjoy some quality time with your loved ones. If you’re short on ideas, check out these 25 activities for summer.

1. Blow giant bubbles

Use this bubble recipe to blow some extra-large bubbles in your backyard this summer.

2. Go to a beach

go to a beach
Nothing feels more like summer than sinking your toes into the hot sand. Head to a local beach near you.

3. Eat corn on the cob

This staple belongs at your kitchen table this summer. Roast it, grill it, or boil it, and enjoy it with your family.

4. Go canoeing

Experienced or not, canoeing is a great workout and the perfect way to relax on a hot summer day.

5. Have a bonfire

Invite some friends or family over to roast some marshmallows and hot dogs around a campfire.

6. Play putt putt

Take the kids out to play a fun game of miniature golf or set up a homemade green in your backyard.

7. Go swimming

If you have a chance to swim in open water great, otherwise find the local community pool nearest you and take the kids for a swim.

8. Build a bird feeder

Spend an afternoon building a bird feeder and enjoy watching the birds eat from it all summer long.

9. Have a barbecue

If you don’t have a grill, find a friend who has one. Barbecues are necessary during the summer.

10. Go on a date

Plan a day out with your special person. There are a ton of free activities going on during the summer. Find one and go.

11. Hit up a county fair

Come July or August your county will most likely be having a fair. Eat funnel cakes, drink lemonade, and see the livestock for a fun day out.

12. Make homemade popsicles

Look up a few popsicle recipes, choose your favorite, and make a batch on a hot summer day.

13. Go to a concert

go to a concert
Summer is full of concerts and music festivals. Find one you would be interested in attending, whether big or small, and revel in the beauty of the music.

14. Watch a movie at the drive-in

Watch a movie at the drive in
Grab the kids, pack some pillows and blankets and head to the closest drive-in near you for a night of fun.

15. Plant a garden

You can grow some of your favorite foods this summer by planting a garden. Everything tastes better fresh.

16. Go on a picnic

Pack a picnic basket with sandwiches and a blanket then head to the backyard or local park for a relaxing meal with your family.

17. Read a book

It’s always a good thing to learn something new. Pick up a few books this summer and read in the sunlight.

18. Go to an amusement park

Amusement parks, especially those with water parks, are all the rage during summer. Hit up your favorite park this summer for fun day.

19. Set up camp

set up camp
Head to your favorite park and set up camp. Roast marshmallows and enjoy being in nature for a weekend.

20. Start a new workout

Warmer weather spreads motivation more than bitter cold. Take advantage of the higher temperatures this summer and work towards a better you.

21. Try a new recipe

Pick a new summer recipe to try this season. Incorporate some summer fruits and vegetables.

22. Visit a zoo

Pack up the kids, a homemade lunch, and some sunscreen. Then head to your local zoo for a day of learning and excitement.

23. Walk around the farmers market

Farmers markets occur in many towns throughout summer. If you love fresh fruit, veggies, and baked goods, stop by and pick up some goodies.

24. Pick fresh berries

Summer is all about fresh foods. What’s better than fresh berries?

25. Watch fireworks

Whether it’s the fourth of July or another day, watching fireworks always makes for a magical night.

What other summer activities will you do?

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