Happy warmer weather, people! Now that the coldness is almost fully over, it’s time to get outside and do some serious frolicking. Why? Not only will you have some good old-fashioned fun, but your whole body will thank you. Need proof? Huffington Post has you covered.
Now that we’re on the same page, let’s get to the nitty-gritty. Here are five outside fun-tivities to get you through the summer:
Have a picnic!
Pick up the essentials, find the nearest patch of grass from home, buy or make some sandwiches, and you’re in for a pretty phenomenal day.
Be a tourist in your own backyard!
If you live in a big city, the thought of sight-seeing in your backyard invokes the same feelings as, say, going to the dentist. Let that thinking go and do some tourist activities wherever you reside – it’ll give you a newfound appreciation for home, and you’ll become even more of an expert about your city, which never hurts. For some lesser-known-but-still-worth-it tourist attractions, Business Insider found 52 stellar sights to take in.
Go to a local farmer’s market!
Shopping local is good for so many reasons: you’re helping small businesses stay afloat, you’re getting some outdoor walking in, you’re probably getting the most bang for your buck, but the best motivation? You know you’ll be buying good quality stuff! That being said, farmer’s markets can get overwhelming if you don’t have some sort of plan, so make sure you have at least a semblance of a list! Don’t know where to find your local market? The USDA has a directory for that. Who knew?!
Get lost and wander!
So you had a long day at the office and the day is finally over – instead of going home and doing a Netflix binge, why not put your stuff down, go back out, and take a long walk? Not only will it help clear your mind from the day, but you’ll get some exercise in without even noticing. Pro-tip: make sure you track your steps so you can give yourself a well-deserved pat on the back when you get back to your comfy couch!
See a real-life drive-in!
Did you know that drive-in movies still exist? I know, I was shocked too. But indeed, they’re still alive, and they’re awesome. In fact, there are 338 left in the U-S-of-A, and Nerve has where to find them.
What did we miss? Let us know! Happy not-winter!