Summer is only 3 months, so you have to make the most of it when you can. If you’re sitting around during summer not doing anything here’s a list of 50 fun things to do during summer:

  1. See a movie at the drive-in
  2. Walk on the boardwalk and listen to the boards creak under your feet
  3. Blow bubbles
  4. Play tag, hopscotch, or one of your favorite childhood games
  5. Ride a roller coaster
  6. Play miniature golf
  7. Win a prize at the fair
  8. Catch fireflies at night
  9. Build a sandcastle at the beach
  10. Eat a whole lobster with your hands
  11. Pick berries and peaches at a farm
  12. Buy a Creamsicle from the neighborhood ice cream truck
  13. Roast marshmallows over a fire and make s’mores
  14. Make lemonade from scratch
  15. Eat corn on the cob
  16. Sip a sweating glass of iced tea
  17. Eat a slice of watermelon
  18. Buy fresh produce at the farmers’ market
  19. Mix up a pitcher of sangria
  20. Eat a soft-serve vanilla ice cream cone with rainbow sprinkles
  21. Dig your own clams
  22. Have a barbecue
  23. Nap in a hammock
  24. Have a picnic in the park
  25. Sit on a porch swing
  26. Stargaze while lying in the grass
  27. Watch the sun set from a beach
  28. Dangle your feet off a dock
  29. Bring a blanket and lie on the grass at an outdoor concert
  30. Pick wildflowers
  31. Swim in a lake
  32. Rent a bike
  33. Go fishing
  34. Go camping
  35. Play tennis
  36. Go for a hike
  37. Go kayaking or canoeing
  38. Toss a Frisbee
  39. Collect seashells at the beach
  40. Take a last-minute road trip
  41. See a summer blockbuster
  42. Read a trashy novel
  43. Walk barefoot in the grass
  44. Get caught in a summer rainstorm
  45. Sleep with the windows open
  46. Make a summer playlist
  47. Smell freshly-cut grass
  48. Feel the sun on your back
  49. Roll up your pant legs and go wading
  50. Go to a baseball game