As a parent, it can sometimes be difficult to come up with fun things to do for the whole family. Choosing an activity that will be enjoyable for everyone is a real challenge and particularly when you have kids of different ages, but there are a few summer activities that will always be a hit (and enjoyable for mom and dad too!). So, if you are struggling to come up with something enjoyable to do the next time you have a family day planned then consider any of the following, all of which are sure to provide a memorable day for everyone.
Swimming is popular with all ages and especially if you find the perfect place to swim. Whether it is at the local park, in a nearby lake or even in the ocean, swimming could be for you as it is healthy in addition to being food fun. Additionally, it also gives you the opportunity to relax on the side and watch the kids if you wish.
When in doubt and the weather is nice, you cannot go wrong with the local park. This is because you can enjoy plenty of fresh air and sunshine and there are many different ways that the kids can amuse themselves whether it is throwing a ball around, frisbee, hide and seek or any other fun park games. Additionally, you can pack up some food and enjoy a nice picnic together in the sunshine. Going to the park is definitely one of those underrated summer activities that is more than you might think.
Golf is one of the most fun summer activities that the whole family will enjoy because it’s challenging yet fun and can be a good form of exercise too. Additionally, most golf courses are set in beautiful surroundings which can make it a relaxing and enjoyable day out. The St George Utah Golf Courses, in particular, are breathtaking with golf suitable for all ability levels.
A family bike ride on a sunny day is one of my favorite summer activities as it allows you to explore new places together and cycling is also an excellent form of exercise and enjoyable for all ages. Be sure to schedule in a few stops along the way where you can chat and enjoy food and drink. It is a good idea not to ride too far from home (especially if they are not experienced cyclers) as it can quite tiring to ride for a long time and particularly in hilly areas.
It is hard to go wrong with a trip to the zoo as this is somewhere that all ages can enjoy and it can be amazing to see so many amazing creatures in one place. You can make a whole day of it, and the majority of zoos also have cafes, areas where you can sit down and other entertainment options too.
Organizing a fun and valuable family day out is difficult and especially if you have kids that are different ages. If you are struggling to come up with new ideas for summer activities that everyone will enjoy, consider any of the above as these are well suited to all ages and provide the perfect opportunity to spend quality time together.