50 Summer Bucket List Ideas

Summer is the season of endless sunshine, carefree days, and good vibes. It's the time of year when life is lived in full color, and every moment feels like a vacation. From beach days to spontaneous road trips and pool parties, summertime is truly the best time of year with endless opportunities.

Which is why a summer bucket list is essential to making the most of this time of year. Whether you're spending the summer at home, traveling abroad, or taking a road trip, there's no limit to the possibilities of what you can include on your list.

Women sitting on a beach in The Resort Deluxe Chair shielding their eyes from the afternoon sun funboy


Here’s everything to have on your summer bucket list:


  1. Watch the sunset on the beach.

  2. Go to an outdoor movie screening.

  3. Take a road trip.

  4. Go on a hike.

  5. Have a picnic in the park.

  6. Learn a new language.

  7. Attend a music festival.

  8. Go camping.

  9. Take a swim in a lake.

  10. Day trip to off grid waterfalls.

  11. Take a bike ride.

  12. Host a BBQ with friends and family.

  13. Get lost in a novel.

  14. Visit a theme park.

  15. Try a new ice cream flavor.

  16. Take a yoga class outdoors.

  17. Visit a local farmers market.

  18. Host a backyard bonfire.

  19. Attend a live sports game.

  20. Learn to paint, sew or knit.

  21. Ride in a hot air balloon.

  22. Visit a zoo.

  23. Explore a botanical garden.

  24. Book a trip.

  25. Go stargazing.

  26. Spend a day at the beach.

  27. Try stand-up paddle boarding.

  28. Take a cooking class.

  29. Go kayaking or canoeing.

  30. Visit a museum.

  31. Host a games night.

  32. Eat cheese and wine in a vineyard.

  33. Watch fireworks as they implode.

  34. Learn to surf.

  35. Take a pottery class.

  36. Lounge by a pool with friends.

  37. Build sandcastles.

  38. Take a dance class.

  39. Have pamper day at a spa.

  40. Go on a helicopter tour.

  41. Have a backyard movie night.

  42. Try a new restaurant.

  43. Head on a fishing trip.

  44. Explore a nearby city.

  45. Host a themed party with friends.

  46. Sip cocktails at a rooftop bar.

  47. Have a water balloon fight.

  48. Have a DIY project day.

  49. Tour a brewery or winery.

  50. Attend a fashion show.


And that's a wrap! The best part is there's no wrong way to make your summer dreams a reality. So, what are you waiting for, friend? Grab a pen and paper (or your favourite app) and start brainstorming your summer bucket list.