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What To Do This Summer - The Most Fun You've Ever Had

Updated on June 12, 2012

Summer.

That single word evokes emotions, thoughts, memories, and ideas that the other 3 seasons simply can't compete with. The word brings possibilities.

Swimming. Tanning. Sleeping. Hiking. Star-gazing. Exercising. Playing. Living. A whole string of '-ing' words that simply can't be done while one is school-ing.

Unfortunately, despite all the possibilities summer brings about, another 'ing' word looms over all of us who are out of school for 3 glorious months: boring.

It happens to the best of us. You've all felt that unique boredom that only summer can bring. Maybe you felt it as you wandered repeatedly from the kitchen to your computer, reading the same Facebook status at least a dozen times. Maybe you felt it when you picked on your little brother rather then leaving the house, provoking him just so you could do something. Or perhaps you felt it while sitting in a car with your friends, staring stupidly at each other, saying "I dunno, what do you wanna do?"

I'm a victim of all the above situations, and then some. Summer is too good of a time to be on Facebook, and it's too short to waste time brainstorming in a car.

The possibilities of summer are endless, it's just hard to imagine them all. But that doesn't mean they aren't there.

44 Things to do this Summer

  1. Develop new relationships and deepen existing ones
  2. Go camping
  3. Swim
  4. Go on a road trip
  5. Play night games
  6. Attend a concert
  7. Exercise
  8. Fireworks
  9. Go boating/rafting/canoeing/fishing
  10. Play miniature golf
  11. Be alone
  12. Go longboarding
  13. Have a guys'/girls' night
  14. Star gaze
  15. Make a music video
  16. Have a water-gun or airsoft-gun or paintball-gun war
  17. Sleep outside
  18. Have a BBQ
  19. Have dinner on a roof
  20. Kiss in the rain
  21. Make a fire
  22. Go to a drive-in movie
  23. Watch sunsets and sunrises
  24. Hike
  25. Make a giant Slip-n-Slide
  26. Rock climb
  27. Get tan
  28. Do service for others
  29. Throw a dance party
  30. Have a movie day
  31. Play sports
  32. Go to fairs
  33. Draw with chalk
  34. Eat snow cones
  35. Go on a group date
  36. Read
  37. Go to a professional sports game
  38. Make your own t-shirts
  39. Go cliff jumping
  40. Go to a theme park
  41. Go to the opening night of a new movie
  42. Go to the zoo
  43. Have a slumber party
  44. Make sure you remember this summer


Follow these summer time tips to make these activities even more enjoyable:

Your turn!

The above list doesn't come close to capturing all the opportunities summer offers. What's on your list? Share what you're doing this summer below!

What's on your summer to-do list?

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