Fun Things to Do in the Summer

Are you looking for some fun things to do in the summer? I know I ALWAYS am! With 5 kids, I’m trying to keep everyone as busy as can be! I love being able to constantly have things to do because it makes the summer that much more enjoyable! I mean – who likes just sitting around doing nothing? NOT ME! I want to have fun!! It’s Friday, so I thought I would get us into the summer spirit!! It’s the Summer! Time to do something FUN! This is a simple family post! It doesn’t matter how old your kids are, you want to make sure your summer to do list is full!

Fun Things to Do in the Summer

Fun Things to Do in the Summer

Here are 85 Fun Things to Do in the Summer! I want you to check it out and let me know what I missed! I’m all about adding on and popping new things on my list. I just want to make sure that everyone has a good amount of things to do!! When my sons were little I used to actually write down everything we did each night. I loved looking back and seeing a full summer list at the end  of the week!

What would you add? What did I miss? Please let me know!! Let’s make a huge master list of all the Fun Things to Do in the Summer!!


Mini Golf
Movies (Think A/C)
Pool Night (Local Pool Center)
Picnic in your Backyard
Visit a Beach (toss rocks, build castles, etc)
Trampoline Park
Make your Own Pizza Night
Sleepover with Friends/Cousins
Sushi Night
Ice Cream Sundae Night
Grill Night
Neighborhood Walk
Bike Ride
Scavenger Hunt
Canoe Rides
Hibachi Night
Game Night with Board Games
Batting Cages
Puzzle Night
Visit a Library
Watch Old Family Videos
Taco Night
Rent a Movie
Have your Extended Family over for a BIG Family Night
Family Run
Family Fashion Show (or with friends)
Make a Music Video
Craft Night
Local Theater Production
Find a Local Carnival
Visit a Planetarium
Make Rainbow Loom Bracelets
Play Pokemon Go!
LEGO Project
Shopping Trip at the Mall
Catch up on Old TV Shows Together
Make your Own Popcorn
Ferry Ride
Play Wii
Head to a City near you and Walk Around
Ice Skating (indoor arena)
Play Baseball
Water Balloon Fight
Head to an Arcade
Visit a Local Museum
Build a Fort in the Living Room
Have BRINNER (breakfast for dinner)
Bake a Cake, Cupcakes, Cookies
Find someone with a Boat! Or if you have one, venture out!
Work on a Family Scrapbook
Pinterest Craft Party
Family Yoga
Play Basketball
Paint a Room in your House
Laser Tag!!
Fondue Night!
Mystery Rides (surprise your kids!)
Go-Kart Racing
Visit a local Farm
Watch the Olympics
Create an outdoor obstacle course
Drive-in Theater
Dance Party Night
Hair tutorials on YouTube (practice on daughter!)
Project Night (house project you’ve been putting off!)
Roller Skating
Indoor Kid Play Center
Hike through the Woods (find local paths)
Visit Grandparents
Learn Fantasy Football
Back to School shopping (if you’re feeling adventurous!)
Grocery Shopping (to get ahead!!!)
Try a NEW Family Recipe together
Water Slides
Water Skiing
Tubing Time
Outdoor Family Meditation

I still can’t believe the summer is almost here!! If you’re continuously looking for some fun summer things to do, make sure you see what else I have out there, too! You don’t want to have your summer come to an end, make a bucket list where you write down everything you want to do! Also check out AAA for some awesome summer fun activities to for you and your family!

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Audrey McClelland has been a digital influencer since 2005. She’s a mom of 5 and shares tips on her three favorite things: parenting, fashion and beauty. She’s also a Contemporary Romance Author.

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  1. 8.22.16

    Aw, this was an extremely nice post. Taking a few
    minutes and actual effort to produce a very good article?
    but what can I say? I procrastinate a whole lot and never manage to get anything done.

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