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Fun Things To Do On Summer Vacation

Updated on May 8, 2014


Its all about free time and spending it wisely. There are so many activities for spending time wisely and finding those fun things to do on summer vacation. It does depend on your age and your interests but there always seem to be certain things that almost all of us have in common when it comes to enjoyment. I have a lot of things planned to do during the summer months, one of them being shopping. Of course I'll shop for food, things for the house and clothes. When I shop for food, its those summertime foods I'll be looking for. I had a Salen's hot dog the other day to start off the summer. I can't tell you how long it had been since I'd had one of those. I used to eat them much more often when my boys were playing little league as it was a quick ball field meal. Also, ice cream cones, butter pecan is my favorite. And all sorts of summertime foods are one thing that we all seem to have in common. we eat and enjoy the same types of summertime foods. But what should we do when we're not eating. Well see this hub for some fantastic ideas

Kayacking On Chautauqua Lake

Summer Vacation Activities

There are so many activities that can be done in the summer that can't be done in the winter. And so many more places to visit too. Lets start near the water. If near water one could:

Go Swimming

Go Boating

go Sailing

Go Canoeing

Go Kayacking

Go water Skiing

Go Jet Skiing

Go Tubing

Go Fishing

Watch sun sets

Take pictures

Look for shells

Look for rocks

Look for driftwood

Look for beachglass

Build sand castles

Play in the sand

Fly a kite

Throw a frisbee

Throw a football


There are a few ideas if you are spending the day near water but how about if you are at a park, how about any of these activities:

Grill or Barbeque Food

Play tennis

Play softball

Play volleyball

Take a walk

Sit and talk

Play cards

There are other things to plan to do for a summer vacation which may include:

Go camping

Go hiking

Go to an Amusement park

Go to Sales

Go antiqueing

Go horseback riding

Play minature golf

Go to a concert

Go to a festival

Go to a resort area

Go on go carts

Go to batting cages

go to wineries

go on a tour boat

Go to Farmers markets

Go to local museums

Go the a First Friday Event

invite friends over for an afternoon of food and yard games

The list could go on and on for fun things to do during summer vacation. Children are usually just happy to play with a toy or with friends and to be outside. Adults sometimes need more entertainment but look in the local newspaper or event guide to find things to do, where to do them and the time and the cost.

Visit Chautauqua

Find Several Things to Do In Chautauqua

Chautauqua County New York is fantastic place to visit in the Summer. It's a small resort area situated on Chautauqua Lake. It's historical and picturesque. So many love it for the lake but there are so many other reasons to visit. Within just a few mile is the one of the grape capitals of the world and within a 2 hour drive is beautiful Niagara Falls. a wonderful summer vacation would be one to Chautauqua Count, NY.

Chautauqua Belle

Ride the Chautauqua Belle on Chautauqua Lake
Ride the Chautauqua Belle on Chautauqua Lake

Chautauqua Summer Fun


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    • malonge profile image

      malonge 4 years ago from Western New York On Hubpages

      Thank you. Sorry, Putt Putt is Miniature golf. I'll change that.

    • travelholidays profile image

      travelholidays 4 years ago from India

      Summer vacation activities describe here are interesting. What is 'Play putt putt'? Nice information about 'Chautauqua Lake. '. Thanks for sharing :)