The trees are green, the sun is shining, and it’s time to shed your winter coat. From flying kites to taking hikes, here are 10 fun spring activities to get you and your loved ones out and about this season.
From peas and carrots to lettuce and radishes, spring is the best time to plant your vegetable garden. Take excellent care of it and your fresh greens will be ready just in time for a flavorful summer barbecue!
Visit a Botanical Garden
Bursting with colorful flowers, strolling through a botanical garden is sure to put you in a cheery mood. No matter if you sit on a bench to enjoy the view or watch the koi fish swim in the pond, visiting a botanical garden is a springy activity to be cherished.
Have a Picnic in the Park
Whether you hit up the local park with your significant other, family, or friends, enjoying a picnic under the sun is a refreshing experience that’s sure to be chock-full of memories and good eats.
Take a Hike
That’s right, take a hike! Swing on a backpack, fill up your water bottle, grab your closest friends, and head out into nature. While appreciating wildlife and clean air has its benefits, hiking can also improve your cardiovascular health, strength, balance, and stress levels.
Not too hot, not too cold, spring is the perfect season for jogging. Slip on your sneakers and enjoy the awesome atmosphere that’s sure to lead to a runner’s high!
Ride a Bike
Shake off cabin fever by hopping on a bike. Get a workout while delighting in the fresh air, sprouting leaves, and chipper neighbors. An activity most of us enjoyed as children, biking outshines age and never loses its appeal.
Make Friends with Animals at the Farm
Oink, oink! From pigs and chickens to horses and cows, spending a day at the farm or petting zoo with your family is a sweet activity that’ll have everyone smiling. Such an environment is fun and educational for tiny eyes, small hands, and happy hearts.
Play Mini Golf
Looking for a date night idea or some friendly competition with the kids? Get out for a game of putt-putt and aim for that hole-in-one through the windmill!
Fly a Kite
Winds are the most prevalent during the spring, meaning it’s the best time to fly a kite. So grab your most vibrant, beautiful kite and run it through the open sky. Of course, with spring comes thunderstorms, so use caution. If you hear thunder, reel in your kite and head inside.
Visit a Farmers’ Market
With the springtime may come seasonal cravings, so gather your family and head out to the local farmers’ market for fresh fruit and vegetables. Whether you’re looking for artichokes and leeks or apricots and strawberries, there’s plenty of fresh produce to pick while enjoying the fresh air.
What are your favorite springtime activities? Let us know in the comments below and don’t forget to check out our spring collection!