Create your fun and peaceful summer bucket list with this article! You will find ideas from going on a hike to renting a segway to visit your home town! Go to to download your FREE checklist!

19 Fun & Peaceful Things To Do This Summer


Create your fun and peaceful summer bucket list with this article! You will find ideas from going on a hike to renting a segway to visit your home town! Go to to download your FREE checklist!

I’m so excited for this summer that I made a bucket list! I want to have more adventures than my usual summers. This summer is going to be awesome!

So I decided to share my summer bucket list with you for two reasons:

  1. I will be more accountable
  2. This list might inspire you

And guess what? You can download the list for FREE by filling out the form below! I also added some room for you to add your own adventures!

Why you should make a summer bucket list

  • You will discover fun activities in your area
  • You will be looking forward to new experiences
  • You will get out of the house more often
  • You will get motivated
  • You will have fun
  • You will become more confident

How to make your own bucket list

  1. Write down everything that you’ve wanted to do
  2. Go to by clicking on this link
  3. Select your location
  4. Click on Things to Do (Here is the link for Seattle)
  5. Browse to get ideas
  6. Create a budget for your bucket list
  7. Set dates for all the items on  your list

My Bucket List

  1. Have A Picnic

    In a park or in the mountain, this backpack inspires me to go on a hike and have lunch with a beautiful view.

  2. Go On A Hike

    I got the book Best Hikes Near Seattle last year. I love it because it’s in color and every hike has a picture and a map going with it! You can also look at hike by level, length, etc. Click here to see if they have the guide for your area!

  3. Rent A Segway

    I’ve been looking at the deals on Groupon for a while now. It’s decided this summer I will finally do a Segway tour in Seattle!

  4. Go Kayaking

    I got this inflatable kayak for my husband for his birthday a couple of years ago. We absolutely love it and try to take it out to the lake as much as possible. But this year I would love to go kayaking in a river or a larger lake!

  5. Read A Book Laying On A Blanket

    You know about my obsession with books. If you haven’t check it out yet, click here to see my summer reading list. Most of these books are so small and easy to read that I want to spend one day laying under the sun and finishing the book!

  6. Have Brunch With Friends

    In the article How to Organize a Fun Weekly Brunch, I talked about this new thing we do on Saturdays at our place. Well, I want to make sure that we continue this tradition so I added it to my bucket list 😀

  7. See An Outdoor Movie

    During the summer, there are a few parks that show movies in Seattle. All you have to do is grab a comfortable blanket and enjoy the movie 🙂 I’ve never done it so I really want to make it for a summer night date!

  8. Watch The Sunset

    This is one of my favorite things to do but I feel that I don’t do it enough. I love taking pictures of the sunset. This Christmas I got this action camera for my husband, and he’s now the one asking me to go take pictures. He does time-lapses and videos while I take photos. I’m really excited for this summer!

  9. Water Gun Fight

    I used to have water guns with my roommates in college. It was a lot of fun since we could start a fight at any moment. Sometimes it feels good to have fun like a kid!

  10. Scavenger Hunt

    This is another inspiration from Groupon. I’ve seen a few deals for scavenger hunts in Seattle. I think it could be a fun thing to do this summer!

  11. Fruit Picking

    I remember going fruit picking during summer school when I was a kid. It was a lot of fun and I want to try it again. You can find a pick-your-own farm near you on

  12. Make Ice Cream

    One of our friends gave us an ice cream maker last month. We haven’t tried it yet but I can’t wait to make pistachio and hazelnut ice cream!

  13. Go Stargazing

    I love looking at the sky at night and this year I want to improve my night sky photography skills. My goal is to take photos of the stars circling around the mountain!

  14. Unplug For A Day

    At least one day during the weekend I want to turn off my phone and my computer to relax and enjoy the day for real.

  15. Take Archery Lessons

    Last year we took an archery lesson with my team at work. It was so much fun that I want to do it again! I found a good deal on Groupon for two people, I think we will do this as a date 🙂

  16. Go Mini-Golfing

    Last summer we went mini golfing once for our Friday Date night. It was so much fun that I want to do it again this year. Once again you will find cheaper deals on Groupon.

  17. Go To The Farmers Market

    We are starting to eat more healthy at home, this means more cooking and more vegetables. There are a few Farmers Market in this area, I would love to go at least once a month.

  18. Go To The Aerial Adventure Park

    Last time I did one of these aerial adventure parks I think I was 15. I remember going all the way to the black parkour, which was the most difficult one and having my legs a bit short for it 😀 So I had to jump from one step to another. It was so much fun that I want to do it again. Plus there is a good deal on Groupon for the one next to where I live!

  19. Create A Summer Playlist

    I started this playlist 3 years ago and add new songs every year. I love listening and singing in my car, so this became my go-to list when I am in a good mood because of the weather!

Download your free summer bucket list on and find out how you can plan all of these activities!

Further Reading

Over To you

What do you have on your bucket list? Share it in the comments to inspire others!


Julie was diagnosed with anxiety and depression during the summer of 2016 and have since been fighting mental health stigmas by bringing awareness on the subject and sharing tips to help people become happier. Read Julie’s inspiring story, “My Journey Into Acknowledging The Depression.” Feel free to send a message to Julie here.

  • Jessica in the Kitchen

    July 2, 2017 at 11:11 pm Reply

    I’m making my bucket list as we speak and I love this list so much! Thanks so much for sharing!!

    • Julie

      July 16, 2017 at 5:01 pm Reply

      Thank YOU for reading! What did you add to your bucket list?

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