The Ultimate Summer Bucket List

Summer is a time to have fun and relax. This summer it’s time to decide what you need to make it amazing. We came with a list of 31 ideas to make sure your summer is exactly what you want it to be.

This blog post is all about the ultimate summer bucket list.

1. Enjoy the Beach

We love going to the beach and enjoying a nice sunny day. We could spend hours swimming in the ocean and lounging on the sand. The beach is great for couples, families and friends. There is bound to be something for everyone, especially if you’re near a boardwalk.

2. Attend a Baseball Game

Baseball season is in full swing by summer, making it a great time to see a game. The weather is nice and it’s a fun outdoor activity. Go to the game and cheer on your team.

3. Read Outside

Summer is also a time for relaxation. Pick a great book and lounge outside. Reading outside is one of our favorite warm weather activities.

4. Go Hiking

Enjoy nature and picturesque views this summer. If you want to get active, hiking is one of the ways to do it.

5. Swim in a Pool

If you’re not near a beach, the pool is another great option. Spend some time at a local pool and cool off during the hotter days of the year.

6. Make Ice Cream

If you’re looking for a fun activity you can do at home, try making homemade ice cream. You’re going to have a delicious treat and be proud of your efforts.

7. Plan a Road Trip

Nothing says summer like a road trip. It’s definitely time to plan a fun adventure. Whether it’s a family trip or with you friend group, everyone can make a road trip fun.

8. Attend a Festival

Festivals can be for so many things. A lot of places have food festivals this time for year. But there are so many other festival options, like ones for art and films.

9. Visit a Drive-In

A drive-in movie a creative and unique date night idea. Drive-ins still exist and it’s an exciting way to watch a movie.

10. Visit an Amusement Park

For thrill seekers, there is nothing better than visiting an amusement park and riding every rollercoaster there.

11. Host an Outdoor Party

Host a big outdoor party for your friends and family. It could be in a backyard or at a park. You could make it a barbeque or pick fun theme. It’s just nice to get your favorite people together and have quality time.

12. Buy Produce at a Farmer’s Market

Farmer’s markets are a great place to buy fresh produce. Stock up on seasonal items for your kitchen. We love to eat strawberries and watermelon this time of year.

13. Make Frozen Cocktails

Cocktails or mocktails are a refreshing treat on hot summer days. Make your favorite drink frozen and enjoy it outside.

14. See an Outdoor Concert

A lot of places have free outdoor concerts over the summer. It’s a great way to get out and learn about some local talent. There are also plenty of summer music festivals with bigger acts this time of year.

15. Visit a Park

A park is a the perfect place to take kids. It can also be a place for adults to hangout too. It depends on the type of parks. parks range for swing sets to large national parks.

16. Have a Picnic

Picnics can be very romantic. Grab a cute picnic basket and a cozy blanket to put on the ground. Then pack your favorite food and drinks. Then find a scenic location and enjoy the time together. Sunset is a great time to have a picnic.

17. Find a Local Fair

County fairs and state fairs have something for everyone. You can find rides, games and vendors. There’s also usually some type of competition.

18. Visit a Waterpark

Wan a thrill while keeping cool? Waterparks are such a fun option. Waterparks have a variety of slides usually, ranging from slides for children, to a thriller slides, to pools and lazy rivers.

19. Plan an Outdoor Date Night

Plan a date night that has to take place outside. There are many options, like outdoor movies, dining outdoors or attending an outdoor event.

20. Go Bowling

Bowling seems to be a popular summer activity, even if it is indoors.

21. Kayaking

Get out on the water and enjoy an active day. Find a picturesque lake or river and enjoy the day.

22. Watch the Sunset/Sunrise

If you love the colors of sunrise and sunset, make an effort to find a beautiful viewpoint one day. Don’t forget to bring your camera.

23. Have a Bonfire and Make S’mores

There’s nothing like hanging out by a fire and making s’mores. It’s a really great activity to do with a group of friends.

24. Find a Good Stargazing Location

On a clear night, find a location away from city lights to stargaze. Enjoy the view and make out all the constellations that you can.

25. Organize a Beach Volleyball Game

Beach volleyball is popular and perfect if you have a large group. Make the competition interesting by making sure the winning team gets a prize.

26. Go for a Bike Ride

Grab your bike and explore someplace new. The great thing about bikes is that it’s a way to see a variety of places. You can bike around a city or in more rural areas.

27. Explore Your City on an Electric Scooter

This is super touristy, but it could also be a new way to see your city. Don’t be afraid to look silly if you’re having fun.

28. Climb a Tree

You don’t need to be a kid to climb a tree. Bring out your inner child and find a sturdy tree to climb. It’s fun and freeing.

29. Try a Ropes Course

For those who want an adventure and to test their skills, try a ropes course. Most places have different levels ranging from beginner to advanced.

30. Rafting

Get out on the water and get ready for an exciting day. Rafting trips can be fun for the whole family or for friend trips. For a bigger thrill, try white water rafting.

31. Relax

Seriously, just take time to do nothing this summer. Focus on self-care and what you need. Sometimes things get really busy, so it’s important to take the time to unwind.

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