Fun Outdoor Activities for the Spring

When spring comes along, spending time outdoors is well-needed after a cold winter. As the snow melts and flowers begin to bloom, it’s the perfect time to go outside and play. There are lots of fun spring activities you can do to enjoy the fresh air and beautiful weather. Today we are talking about some activities you can do outside to have fun and relax during the spring.

Some fun things you can do outside in spring include:

  • Playing in your backyard. Whether with kids, animals, a significant other, or friends, playing games outdoors is a lot of fun. You can turn sprinklers on and run through them if it gets hot. It’s also a great time to play ball games or cornhole. Another fun option to set up would be scavenger hunts. If you have kids, they love to do scavenger hunts and earn little prizes. They’re also an excellent option for adults, as you can make them different themes. 
  • Gathering around your fire pit. Evenings spent around your fire pit in the spring are enjoyable and very relaxing. Spring evenings tend to be a little cooler, so a nice, warm fire is great to enjoy. You can roast foods like hot dogs or marshmallows and tell stories with friends and family. You may want to get some new outdoor furniture to relax on around your fire pit as well. If you don’t have a fire pit, it’s an excellent time to get one. It is a perfect addition to your backyard during the springtime. 
  • Walking. Strolls around your neighborhood or in a park are a great way to get moving and enjoy the weather. If you’re feeling more adventurous, find a spot near you to go hiking. Hiking is a nice way to get outdoors and see nature in the spring. 
  • Yoga. Doing yoga outdoors in the spring is very peaceful and relaxing. It is an excellent way to get some stretching and exercise in. Yoga is about mindfulness, and being outdoors while practicing will give you a chance to clear your mind and breathe. 
  • Camping. You can plan a fun camping trip, even if it’s in your own yard. Set up tents, get some food, and spend time with friends. If you have a campground nearby, look into staying there for at least a night or two. It is a fun experience for both kids and adults. You can teach kids a lot about nature by spending time in it. This is a great way to get out and learn and disconnect from the rest of the world. Take a social media break as you camp and appreciate nature. 
  • Grilling food. Spring is a great time to kickoff outdoor grilling. You can throw a party and have friends bring over the sides while you take charge of making burgers, ribs, hot dogs, or whatever else you choose to grill.
  • Planting a garden. Planting various fruits, vegetables, or flowers in a garden is a fun spring activity. You may have to clear out some old brush to make way for new plants. It is a lot of fun to work with your hands and have a delightful result. Growing and eating food from your own backyard is very rewarding. 
  • Swimming. If you have a pool, now is the time to jump in! Get some pool floats or goggles, and enjoy the spring weather. Of course, if it’s a bit chilly, this may have to wait for the summer. If it is still too cold, you can clean your pool in preparation for summer. 
  • Having a picnic. Picnics with friends and family are always a lot of fun. Pack some of your favorite foods into a basket, lay out a blanket, and enjoy. You can make or buy some sandwiches, fruit, and chips for a nice lunch. You don’t have to go far to do this, either. Picnics can be in your backyard or a nearby park. 
  • Reading a book. If you want a bit of peace outside, reading a book is a nice way to relax. Find your most comfortable chair or hang up a hammock and spend some time with a novel. 
  • Sunbathing. Spending time in the spring sun is a great way to enjoy the outdoors. Make sure you apply sunscreen before soaking up all the rays. Spread out on a chair or blanket and enjoy the sunshine and fresh air. 

We hope you have a lot of fun outdoors this spring! Though we listed some fun outdoor activity ideas, feel free to come up with your own ideas to fit you and your family. Even simply grabbing a glass of water or tea and sitting outside can be very enjoyable. As the weather is just getting warm but not too warm, it’s the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors. 

Connect with us on Facebook! We’d love to hear about your fun spring plans.