For both young and old, summer is one season we all look forward to. Aside from the summer heat, the sun-kissed skin, the beach and the quick or long getaways, summer also means getting a chance to explore more of the world and of yourself. As much as we want to cram all exciting activities in one summer, there’s only a list of things we can do or places we can go.
Every summer should be awesome. Every summer should be carefully planned. Here are top 10 ways to make your summer epic.
- Tour your own town.
“Patronize your own.” “There’s no place like home.” Only a few of the quotes that will support you in touring your own homeland. You don’t need to go far or spend a lot of money just to see other places. Sometimes, the best places you can go to is within your perimeter. There are beautiful and equally breathtaking places around you that await your discovery.
- Plan and pursue a vacation.
Often during summertime, we spend a lot of time planning a trip and end up not making it because of too much busyness. Make it a habit and a goal to plan and pursue a trip and a vacation every summer. It can be international or local – your choice. Make your plans long before summer begins to arrange the details and ensure that the vacation happens.
- Learn a new hobby.
It’s always good to learn something new. Learning a new hobby will keep your mind busy and entertained especially during the hot summer days. Try something new – playing a new sport, knitting, learning and making art and many other options that interests you. Learning something new is one way to explore your mind and imagination.
- Have a traditional park picnic.
Summers and vacations mean spending time with family and friends. Sometimes, it’s good to do traditional and simple get-togethers where everyone in the family – both young and old – can enjoy the company. A traditional park picnic with the family will give everyone the opportunity to bond and catch up. Plus, it’s close to nature which is pretty relaxing.
- Go swimming.
Talk about summer cliché – swimming is the easiest way to beat the summer heat while enjoying in the cool water and also staying fit. It’s a trifecta. Take your family out on a swimming trip and make the summer fun and memorable for the kids.
- Join beach parties.
Summertime is when beach parties pop up just about everywhere. Although you may think that these parties are highly boozed, you can actually go and have fun without the alcohol (if you prefer not to, that is). You can cut back on the booze and just enjoy the company of your friends and a beautiful sunset while relaxing on the sea breeze.
- Go on a camping/hiking trip.
One fun thing that you can do as a couple, as a family or you can also go by yourself is to go on a hiking trip (although this activity is much preferable with company and guides who know the trail). This is one way to see and enjoy nature with family or friends. It’s a fun way to spend time outside under the trees during summer.
- Try extreme sports/activities.
Going on vacation spots with extreme sports in their day activities? Don’t forget to try out these activities and conquer your fears. You can go bunjee jumping, snorkelling, surfing, diving and many other extreme activities that says “YOLO” all over it. These are awesome ways to experience thrill and scream your lungs out with enjoyment.
- Be lazy.
For students and vacationers who are on couch duty during summer, this is your time to be lazy and procrastinate all you want. With all the fun activities you have planned, sometimes being on vacation also means enjoying your alone time and procrastinating all you want. The best thing about being on vacation is that you are in control of your time and you can do whatever you want with it.
Of course, your responsibilities within your home still stands, but other than that, you are basically free to do what you want with your time. So if you want to be lazy, go ahead and be it.
- Make the most of every experience.
Every activity you do, every hobby, vacation, extreme sports and summer plans, make the most of it. The best way to make your summer epic is to experience each and every single one of these activities to the fullest. Experience and enjoy every second of life.
Summer is an awesome time to party, head to the beach and enjoy the great outdoors. It does not always mean going far and wide to enjoy. You just need to experience it deeply to make every summer unforgettable and epic.