90 Fun Things to Do and See This Summer

With summer break approaching quickly, many parents, grandparents, and nannies are dreading the famous “I’m bored.” Here are 90 awesomely fun things to do and see this summer to help tame summer boredom. Do you think you can do and see all 90? Create a family challenge and try to cross as many off your list as possible this summer!


  1. Ride bikes
  2. Go to the library
  3. Play at the park
  4. Go swimming
  5. Blow bubbles
  6. Play freeze tag
  7. Make tie-dye shirts
  8. Go to the zoo
  9. Hula hoop
  10. Jump rope
  11. Fish
  12. Play catch
  13. Make paper airplanes
  14. Go bowling
  15. Paint with watercolors
  16. Draw with sidewalk chalk
  17. Go to the skate park
  18. Bury a time capsule
  19. Watch a Disney movie
  20. Read a book
  21. Take a road trip
  22. Play in the rain
  23. Skip rocks
  24. Visit an aquarium
  25. Go horseback riding
  26. Try family yoga
  27. Melt old Crayons into new ones
  28. Rollerblade
  29. Bird watch
  30. Collect stamps
  31. Try geocaching
  32. Visit a waterpark
  33. Decorate cupcakes
  34. Grows plants
  35. Build a fort
  36. Camp out
  37. Make a wind chime
  38. Visit a garden
  39. Make mud pies
  40. Build a sand castle
  41. Visit the pets at the pet store
  42. Go on a hike
  43. Volunteer
  44. Play a board game
  45. Eat watermelon
  46. Draw your own comic
  47. Make fridge magnets
  48. Walk the dog
  49. Write a letter
  50. Make play dough
  51. Eat snow cones
  52. Go the movies
  53. Eat popsicles
  54. Make lemonade
  55. Have a water balloon fight
  56. Run through the sprinkler
  57. Jump on a trampoline
  58. Go to the lake
  59. Go for a family jog
  60. Put on a play
  61. Have a picnic
  62. Fly a kite
  63. Catch fireflies
  64. Roast marshmallows
  65. Have a water gun fight
  66. Visit a farmer’s market
  67. Make puppets
  68. Go ice skating indoors
  69. Wash the car
  70. Have a scavenger hunt
  71. Visit a planetarium
  72. Give the kids a camera for the day
  73. Paint rocks
  74. Pick fruit at a farm
  75. Feed ducks
  76. Bake cookies
  77. Look at the stars
  78. See a baseball game
  79. Wash the dog
  80. Do a jigsaw puzzle
  81. Learn to sew
  82. Make bracelets
  83. Go to the museum
  84. Play hopscotch
  85. Play hide and go seek in the dark
  86. Visit a relative
  87. Have a family movie night
  88. Go on a nature walk
  89. Play in the hose
  90. Play bingo

Do you know of another GREAT idea to beat summer boredom? Be sure to leave a comment and let us know. We LOVE comments!

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