Summer-Ready: 5 Tips to Having a Fun-Filled Summer with Your Friends

Summer-Ready: 5 Tips to Having a Fun-Filled Summer with Your Friends

As the days grow longer, it’s becoming clear that summer is right around the corner. Now is the perfect time to begin making plans for when the weather becomes warmer. If you need some help creating your plans, here are five tips to having a fun-filled summer with your friends.

Summer-Ready: 5 Tips to Having a Fun-Filled Summer with Your Friends

Become an Urban Explorer

Summer is the best time to grab your friends, pack a book bag full of snacks and drinks, and head out into the urban jungle that is your city or town. Explore landmarks you’ve never visited before. Take a tour of a museum. Visit a shopping center or mall that is just beyond your city limits. Dare to visit shops and areas that are outside of your normal routine.

Into the Wilderness

Even if you live deep in a city, there are nature parks and reserves on the outskirts of your city that offer hiking trails, swimming lakes, or picnic areas. While it’s tempting to remain indoors to enjoy air conditioning during a humid summer, the memories you make with your friends while you go for a day hike or a lunch picnic will be infinitely more valuable.

Ready the Pool

No summer is complete without at least one pool party for you and your friends. Make sure that your home swimming pool is ready to entertain by hiring a pool service professional to perform a yearly pool maintenance inspection and repair. This will keep your pool equipment running at optimal functionality and ensure that you and your friends enjoy a safe summer of swimming.

Enjoy Your Backyard

No summer would be complete without a lot of fun time spent in your backyard. Depending on the size of your backyard, you and your friends could enjoy warm days filled with sports games, cookouts, sunbathing, and water games. The best thing about having fun with your friends in your backyard is that it’s incredibly close to your home which saves on travel expenses, travel time, and food expenses.

Learn How to Enjoy Doing Nothing

In this busy world, it’s important to learn how to slow down and simply enjoy life. This is a difficult concept for many, but those who master it enjoy a feeling of calmness, serenity, and rejuvenation permeating their lives. This summer, grab your closest friends and spend time doing absolutely nothing. Lounge around the house, watch your favorite television show, stream a movie, or just sit around and talk with one another.

Regardless of what you decide to do this summer, always remember to use sunscreen if your fun takes you outside for longer than 10 minutes. Remaining safe and healthy is an essential part of a fun-filled summer.

About the author
Mrs. Hatland is a 30-something married, mom of 7 and the face behind the popular online publication, Motherhood Defined. Known as the Iowa Mom blogger by her local peers and “The Fairy Blogmother” worldwide. She has professional experience in working closely with clients on brand ambassadorships, client outreach services, content creation and creative social media advertising exposure.