Everyone mostly loves summers for vacations and activities, but doing the same things every year can get boring and repetitive. If you want to make this summer fun and special, consider trying out some new activities. Here are four ways you can branch out and try something new this summer. 

Pick Fruit

Summer is the best time to pay a visit to a special place and to pick different fruits. That is where a local orchard comes into the picture. There are many places where you can travel outdoors to pick seasonal fruits, vegetables, and even flowers. At the same time, it would be best to pick a place where you can relax and have fun too. This is a great activity for the entire family as well. If you are looking for alternatives to your typical family vacation, this is a good option. 

Water Balloon Fights

In the summer, there are two essential things which everyone loves, one is air conditioning, and the other is water. So for having some extra fun during summers, the whole family can get involved in a water balloon fight. This can be made as a game and can hit the other until you finally select a winner. This classic activity can sometimes be overlooked. It’s a great way to get a large group involved as well. Consider this for your next family BBQ or summer holiday get together. 

Outdoor Games

Outdoor games or sports are a great way to keep you entertained and active. It can be hard to find the motivation to workout during the summer, so burn some calories through sports with friends. Some outdoor games or sports to consider are:

  • Basketball
  • Pickleball
  • Softball
  • Kickball
  • Soccer
  • Tennis

Of course, there are so many other options as well. Pick a sport you haven’t played before and get a group together once a week to play and enjoy the outdoors.

Target Shooting

Another engaging outdoor activity is target shooting or shooting guns. If you don’t own one, you can get a gun from a local gun shop that can be used for target shooting and targeting purposes. If it is your first time doing this activity, bring along someone with plenty of experience to teach you. Make sure you go to an approved and isolated spot. 

Have fun this summer with a new activity. Reach out to friends and family and plan some outdoor activities. 

By Erica Buteau

Change Agent. Daydream Believer. Maker. Creative. Likes love, peace and Jeeping. Dislikes winter, paper cuts and war. She/Her/Hers.

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