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Fun Summer Activities Checklist

Need inspiration for summer fun? Check out our list and see how many you can cross out before Labor Day hits.

Nostalgic

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    See a movie at the drive-in

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    Walk on the boardwalk and listen to the boards creak under your feet

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    Blow bubbles

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    Play tag, hopscotch, or one of your favorite childhood games

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    Ride a roller coaster

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    Play miniature golf

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    Win a prize at the fair

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    Catch fireflies at night

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    Build a sandcastle at the beach

Eat and Drink

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    Eat a whole lobster with your hands

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    Pick berries and peaches at a farm

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    Buy a Creamsicle from the neighborhood ice cream truck

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    Roast marshmallows over a fire and make s’mores

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    Make lemonade from scratch

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    Eat corn on the cob

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    Sip a sweating glass of iced tea

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    Eat a slice of watermelon

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    Buy fresh produce at the farmers’ market

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    Mix up a pitcher of sangria

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    Eat a soft-serve vanilla ice cream cone with rainbow sprinkles

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    Dig your own clams

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    Have a barbecue

Relax

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    Nap in a hammock

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    Have a picnic in the park

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    Sit on a porch swing

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    Stargaze while lying in the grass

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    Watch the sun set from a beach

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    Dangle your feet off a dock

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    Bring a blanket and lie on the grass at an outdoor concert

The Great Outdoors

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    Pick wildflowers

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    Swim in a lake

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    Rent a bike

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    Go fishing

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    Go camping

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    Play tennis

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    Go for a hike

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    Go kayaking or canoeing

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    Toss a Frisbee

Just Because

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    Collect seashells at the beach

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    Take a last-minute road trip

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    See a summer blockbuster

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    Read a trashy novel

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    Walk barefoot in the grass

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    Get caught in a summer rainstorm

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    Sleep with the windows open

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    Make a summer playlist

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    Smell freshly-cut grass

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    Feel the sun on your back

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    Roll up your pant legs and go wading

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    Go to a baseball game