25 Summer Bucket List Ideas

summer bucket list ideas

Here are some bucket list ideas you can try this summer

1. Go to a pick your own fruit farm ( strawberries, blueberries, etc)

2. Go camping for at least one night (even if it’s just in your backyard)

3. Star gaze for an evening

4. Play in the sand

5. Enjoy a summer reading program at your local library.

6. Try a new ethnic restaurant

7. Try a non chain restaurant recommended by urban spoon.

8. Go to a drive in movie. Check out this checklist before you go.

9. Surprise a friend with sidewalk chalk art on a their driveway.

10. Discover a “new to you” local park

11. Host a summer bbq with friends

12. Create a “new to you” variation of a smore. (my favorite is using chocolate covered graham crackers instead of a chocolate bar and graham cracker. )

13. On a rainy day transform a room with blanket forts

14. Do a random act of kindness

15. Play in the sprinklers

16. Drink a big glass of Sweet Tea or fresh squeezed Lemonade

17. Play frisbee golf

18. Try Geocaching

19. Visit your city’s tourism website and go somewhere you’ve never been

20. Feed the ducks

21. Pick wildflowers for your kitchen table

22. Make something you pinned on pinterest (make a meal or try a craft… just create something)

22. Take a bike ride to get ice cream

23 Go to a Major League baseball game

24. Go fishing

25. Try one of the water game ideas while you’re swimming








  1. mandi says

    These are some great summer bucket list items, I think I want to find a fresh fruit farm & camping in the backyard sounds fun. Another one i would add is to enter a charity race as a family , maybe like 2miles. Thanks for sharing!


  2. says

    LOVE these! I just created a list last week and had so much fun thinking of things. I love the camping in the yard idea, even though my little gal is young – I think she’d get a kick out of it!


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