We love summer time, but sometimes you run out of things to do! Here are 30 things you can do if you get bored this summer!1. Read: Lay on the grass, in a hammock, or by the pool! Read anywhere you can. Summer is the perfect time to catch up on some reading while catching some rays. Check out our Summer Reading List blog for some great summer reads! 2. Try a new café: Get to know your neighborhood cafés! You can even ask the server or barista if they have any featured drinks that you can’t find anywhere else! Go with a friend, sit and chat while sipping on your beverages and enjoying a snack (or two)! 3. Explore a town you’ve never been to before: It doesn’t have to be far, but exploring what other towns have to offer is a great way to escape the summer boredom! The internet is a great source for finding nearby destinations, day trip ideas, or scenic areas you can visit. 4. Pitch a tent and camp out: Whether it is in your backyard or at a campground, camping out with some friends makes for some amazing memories. Nothing beats taking some time to unplug and enjoy nature, great conversation, and whenever possible a fireside s’more (or several)! 5. Start a new TV series: Have some free time on your hands this summer? Explore some different shows and binge watch the ones that interest you! Ask your friends for recommendations or do some crowdsourcing online. You will surely find some great shows to immerse yourself in! 6. Make dinner for your friends and eat outside: Nothing is better than sitting outside on a warm summer evening and enjoying the company of your friends! Laugh, eat, and be merry! 7. Plant a garden: There are many different gardens you could plant: vegetable, herb, flowers, etc. Choose what interests you the most! Our blog post on growing your own indoor herb garden has some great tips for you to get started. 8. Have a spa day: Relax, rejuvenate and enjoy a day/night with facials, mani/pedis and pampering! You do not even need to go to a spa for a spa day! You can have a spa day in your very own home. Check out our skin care blog for some of the products you can use for a spa night at home! 9. Play adult hide-and-go-seek: Sometimes you just need to be silly! Get a group of friends together and play hide-and-go-seek, or better yet, play it in the dark! (Remember to play safely!) 10. Have a water balloon fight: Who says water balloon fights are only for kids? Cool off from the summer heat with a water balloon competition! 11. Go shopping for sunglasses: You can never have too many pairs of sunglasses! Try on every pair and find the ones that best suit you! 12. Go to a concert or music festival: What music do you like? Summer is a great time for concerts because you can have them outdoors! Find a festival and make a weekend out of the music you love! Find out how to use The DivaCup at a music festival here! 13. Go to a Farmer’s Market: Buy some fruits and veggies, or explore artisan booths at a local farmer’s market. You’d be surprised at the treasures you can find! As a fun twist, create a meal entirely out of your farmer’s market finds. Be creative and try some new recipes! 14. Listen to a new genre of music: What’s a music genre you’ve never really listened too? Give it a chance this summer! 15. Learn to play an instrument: There are so many different instruments that you could learn! Take time this summer to learn how to play one!
16. Start planning some goals for the fall: Summer goes by in a flash! It is a great time to make goals for the fall after you’ve refreshed yourself. Set some personal and professional goals!17. Make homemade ice cream: I scream, you scream, we all scream for ICE CREAM! Homemade ice cream is great for family or friends. There are a ton of great DIY and guides online on how to make homemade ice cream. This is also a great way to know and control what kind of ingredients are going into your body. Imagine organic, additive and preservative-free dessert? Yum! 18. Play a summer sport: It’s beautiful outside! Join a summer league and get your heart racing while meeting some new people. 19. Reconnect with an old friend: Time flies and sometimes we lose touch with people who were important to us! Take some time to reconnect this summer. 20. Go to a garage sale (or have one): You can find many hidden treasures at a garage sale, or you could make a little bit of money by selling to others 21. Go to a carnival: They often pop up all over the place during the summer months! Eat some cotton candy, go on rides, watch fireworks, and have a great time! 22. Pay it forward: Be grateful for what you have, and take the opportunity to give back to your community. Any time is a great time to volunteer and pay it forward! So go help clean up a park, serve at a soup kitchen, or join a walk that hands out socks, personal care items, or even menstrual products to the homeless. 23. Have a bonfire: Nothing beats snuggling up to a fire on a summer night! Look online for some great fire safety tips, find out where your community has public fire pits and then enjoy the warm glow with some friends. 24. Stargaze: While having your bonfire, you could lay on the grass and watch the stars! 25. Be creative: Color, paint and create! Look up some DIYs on Pinterest and make it a summer project! 26. Hiking: Get moving outside on a nice hike with your dog and a friend. This would be a great way to catch up with a friend while exploring nature and being active. 27. Canoeing: Do you have a lake or a river accessible to you that has nice calm waters? If so, then grab a friend, a canoe, an oar and start paddling. Many people find canoeing to be relaxing and a workout all in one! 28. Yoga in the park: Take some to time to stretch, be grateful and re-center yourself with some yoga in a park! Many cities even have guided yoga classes in local parks during the summer!
29. Try a summer recipe: Try making something new! If you need a little inspiration, check out our Diva Summer Pinterest board here.30. Try The DivaCup for the first time or recommend it to a friend! The DivaCup is your perfect summer companion for menstruation no matter what activity you are doing.
What are your favorite things to do in the summer? Share with us below or snap a picture doing your favorite summer activities with The DivaCup and tag #DivaOnTheGo on social media to share your adventures with us!