Summer is all about the sun and the million things you can do under it. Read this article for simple yet exciting activities that are guaranteed to make your summer fun.

Fun Summer Activities

Summer is characterized by long hot days and short warm nights. So, this just leaves everyone with long days and nothing much to do. Well, not really, there are a lot of things you can do during the summer. It is an endless list and the best part is that you don’t even need to spend a million bucks to have fun. Fun during a summer day can be found for cheap right in and around the comfort of your home. No need to stress about planning a summer vacation at an exotic locale. This one is all about the simple and simplest pleasures of life. Life’s greatest pleasures can be experienced from the simplest things it has to offer. If you do not know this already, it’s time for you to mop up some ‘enlightenment’. Here’s presenting a handful of trouble-free and pleasurable ways to have fun on a hot summer day. Drop your inhibitions, shake off the stress, it’s time to get in touch with your fun side.
Fun Things To Do In Summer
  • Organize and take part in a water balloon fight.
  • Go on a long walk and take pictures of flowers, trees, buildings, animals and people. Just make sure you ask for permission before taking pictures of people!
  • Call over friends, cousins or other members of the family and bake a cake or cookies.
  • How long has it been since you last took your dog for a walk? A month? Three months? A year? Yes, do take your dog out for walk. Few activities can prove to be as much fun as taking a dog out for a walk.
  • Treat yourself to a bubble bath.
  • On a hot summer afternoon, round up a few friends and visit your closest ice cream parlor.
  • Clean your room. It may not seem like fun, but the summer is the best time to do it!
  • Have you been planning on watching a movie at the multiplex for some time now? Summer is the best time to do that. Pick up your phone, call a friend, or simply watch the chosen movie with a sibling.
  • Wake up early in the morning and go to your terrace or your balcony to watch the sunrise.
  • Learn to play an instrument like the guitar, the piano, the clarinet, etc.
  • Browse through old family albums and photos taken with friends.
  • Get creative! Create jewelry and give the same away for charity.
  • E-mail or write out a letter to a friend you haven’t spoken too in awhile.
  • Find yourself a fun summer job or opt for an internship.
  • Make yourself a smoothie and simply laze around the house.
  • Go out for lunch to a classy restaurant with your parents.
  • Play your favorite song and dance like no one is watching. This is also an activity that will help keep you as fit as a fiddle.
  • Go to the market, buy yourself the choicest summer fruits, get back home, and dig in!
  • Make yourself a tall glass of ice tea, sit outside your house, and enjoy the same.
  • If you are close enough to a lake that is blessed with an abundance of fishes, go fishing.
  • Order in! Opt for a large tasty pizza.
  • Sip on a few chilled beers (if only you are an adult).
  • Gather few friends and go window-shopping. If you see something good enough to buy and have the money to buy it, go for it.
  • Organize a picnic in your very own backyard.
  • Volunteer to help out at an animal shelter, an orphanage or an old age home. These places can always do with an extra hand.
  • Test your creativity! Write out a poem or maybe even the lyrics to a song.
  • Bathe your dog.
  • Put together a great meal for your family or a group of close friends.
  • Call over a few friends for a sleepover and watch a few scary movies. Nothing like a ‘good summer scare’!
  • Baby-sit or watch over a working neighbor’s kid.
  • Plant flowers in your garden, but that is only if you are lucky enough to have one.
  • Visit a museum or spend the day reading at a library.
  • Learn to knit.
  • Put together an assorted CD with all your favorite songs.
  • Learn how to make a new dish.
  • Invite friends or relatives for a party over tea.
  • Saw a movie recently? Was the movie based on a book? Then get your hands on the book and read it.
  • Visit a park and play on the swings and the slide. Do this only if you are allowed to and do not have kids waiting for their turn at the swing.

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