Welcome to the "Fun Things to Do When Your Bored" Activities List. These lists are organized into eight categories and then further divided after that. The purpose of this list is to inspire you to come up with your action plan to fight boredom and go have more fun. DISCLAIMER: All these activities are dangerous and shouldn’t be attempted at all and are not recommended, ever. These are for entertainment purposes only.


Family Summer Trips - Fun Things to Do


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This list is short summer trips is specifically for families and adult/kid activities. If you want more ideas about fun check out our other categories. Traveling with kids is not for the faint of heart but getting out and seeing the world is a very good thing to do. Try to pick activities that all your participants can enjoy.

Mini Family Vacations and Short Road Trips

Aquarium -If there are no aquariums - then have some fish and chips.

Go to an Afternoon Baseball Game - take a min radio so you can listen to the play by play

Go to the Beach and Play in the Waves

Bury each other in the sand with your heads sticking out

Beach Collection - Collect sand dollars and shells at a beach

Build a Sandcastle at the beach

Summer Snowball Fight - If there is an indoor ice rink nearby you can get as much snow as you can handle. Usually somewhere by the back door there is a giant pile of snow. Take a cooler and fill it up. The hotter the day the more confused your targets will be when they figure out what just hit them.

Visit a Beekeeper

Visit a working farm

Go on a camping trip

Ride bikes in a quiet neighborhood

After dinner drive to someplace new and walk around to stretch your legs and see some different sights.

Go Bird Watching

Hiking -
Find some nature to hike in - but if you can't any hike will do.

Go Boating

Go to a Botanical Garden

Go to Your Nearest National Forest

Canoe on a Lake

Go Caving

Fill Your Tank -
Drive until it is half gone and then turn around and come back.

Drive Back Country Roads with no Paticular Destination

Explore a Ghost Town

Go to the Fair

Have a Scavenger Hunt at a park

Fishing -
Whether it is dep sea, stream or fly or just going for fish and chips - fish on!

Float Down a Slow River on a Tube

Get Some Ice Cream at the Park

Mini Golf

More Family Fun Things to do In Summer


Ask your kids - Where do you want to go?

Take a Grandparent or any senior out for a visit and a night out.

Go search for some Street performers to watch

Stay in a Cabin – with no power or water

Go to Your Nearest National Park

Go to an Observatory

Go Paddle Boating

Go for a Paddle Wheeler Boat Ride

Go for a Look for Cool Rocks Hike

Ride a Roller Coaster

Take an RV trip

Attend a Street Market

Be a Tourist in Your Own Town

Take a Train Ride whether it is tourist or commuter

Take a Tram ride

Do a Day Trip Somewhere

Take a Tour - Maybe a TV studio tour or any kind of big manufacturing company.

Visit a Farm

Go to the Zoo

Geocaching GPS - Check online. Using a GPS you can search for treasure boxes that are hidden all over the world. Lots of fun and a great way to discover nooks and crannies of where you live.

Its Tradition - Go to a specific kind of place inevery nighborhood or town you visit. Have a Latte/go bowling/ play tennis - whatever you like.
It’s the Best - Find the best pizza/soup etc in your city

Family Fun Picnic Ideas


There are four parts to a fantastic picnic.
1. Family or Friends - Somebody to have a picnic with.
2. Great food - don't take just sandwiches take the most amazing picnic box you can think of.
3. Fantastic Location - Look for a flat spot with a great view, quiet and minimal insect intrusion.
4. Easy Clean-up - Who wants to spend much time cleaning up after having the most amazing picnic ever.


Have a Traditional Picnic - You know checkered blanket,good food and good times

Candlelight Picnic - This can be amazing. If you buy some of those tea light candles you make a big circle around you. Bring as many candles as you have. If there is a fire danger – make sure it is safe to burn candles.

Mountain Top Picnic - If you don’t live near any mountains – well you are out of luck. Go to the nearest hill instead.

Sunrise/ Sunsets Picnic - Everybody knows about the sunset picnic what about the sunrise picnic? Have all your gear packed up in the vehicle and then when early morning comes - drive to a great sunrise watching location. Have pancakes and start your day with a “Holy Geez – Life is good”.

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