Fifty Cool Summer Activities

Camping, sailing, theme parks and festivals, family and solo activities, it is time to take a look at your diary and start planning your summer.1. Sailing, rowing, white water rafting and messing about on the river are all great ways to let off steam. 2. Enjoy some summer indulgence and book a luxury summer weekend break. 3. Take part in a charity fun run and exercise while making money for a needy cause 4. Go fishing 5. Adventurous types might take a walk on the wild side and feed their need for excitement through sky diving, bungee jumping and quad biking. 6. Mountain bike trails can be both gentle for the novice and more challenging depending on level of ability. 7. Redecorate a room: whether it's grandma's bedroom or the playroom, the summer's a great time to do some home decorating. 8. Get a taste of history by visiting an art museum, history museum or science museum. 9. Pack a picnic lunch and head for the countryside or a favourite park. 10. Volunteer to get involved in community, church or charity summer fund-raising activities. 11. Play golf 12. Go hiking or climbing 13. Enjoy nature 14. Hone your photography skills while travelling 15. Horse riding 16. Take a Hot Air Balloon Ride 17. Join a Summer Volunteer Program 18. Visit family and friends overseas 19. Join a Historical Society 20. Throw a garden party 21. Lie on a beach or paddle in the sea 22. Run barefoot in the meadow 23. Teach the kids how to make a daisy chain 24. Build a Tree House 25. Play football in the park 26. Sunbathe in the garden and catch up on your reading 27. Photograph wild flowers 28. Swim in the sea, a lake or river 29. Go surfing 30. Art and craft outdoor activities 31. Take the kids to a theme park, aquarium, zoo, country farm or adventure park. 32. Visit the circus 33. Fly a kite 34. Book the kids into an Activity Day Camp 35. Check out what Summer Activity Clubs are on offer in your area 36. Take your children to the beach and hold a sand castle contest 37. Get the family involved in team sports 38. Use a garden sprinkler for a water fight or have water balloon fights 39. Give your child a corner of the garden that they can plant and look after themselves 40. Gardening 41. Throw a barbecue 42. Play paintball 43. Plan a holiday with family and friends to a favourite destination. 44. Get outside, play tag, ballgames, blow bubbles and have some fun in the sun 45. Join a National Park Volunteer Group and learn new skills while making new friends 46. Take a driving holiday 47. Check out any Historical Re-enactment and Craft Events 48. Visit a Live Music Event or Outdoor Theatre 49. Check out any puppet shows, outdoor concerts, art events and festivals going on in your area. If summer's the season your family have been waiting for, there are plenty things to do that will make this a summer of fun and enjoyment.
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