25 Fun Summer Bucket List Ideas for 2018

Summer Bucket List

Welcome, summer! Are you ready for your most adventurous, fun summer? Here are summer bucket list ideas for you to accomplish this year! 

Summer Bucket List Ideas 2018

  1. Have a big backyard party. Invite all your friends, have drinks and food for everyone.
  2. Visit a place you have never been before. Use this travel bucket list for some ideas.
  3. Have a breakfast with friends or a breakfast date with your significant other.
  4. Spend the day outdoors, hiking a local trail and hammocking.
  5. Read a new book. I am planning to read this one this summer.  
  6. Have a bonfire – and don’t forget s’mores!
  7. Go out on a river and kayak/canoe or just go swimming.
  8. Go on a bike ride around the city.
  9. Fly a kite on the beach with your friends.
  10. Go to an outdoor concert.
  11. Go to a water park.
  12. Watch fireworks on 4th of July.
  13. Have a picnic while watching a sunset.
  14. Go on a road trip with friends or family.
  15. Volunteer somewhere. Find a cause that you are passionate about and contribute to it.
  16. Go to a museum. Art, history or science – learn something new.
  17. Eat a watermelon and all the other fruit you can find. 
  18. Go to a farmer’s market.
  19. Explore a new restaurant in your city.
  20. Spend time with a friend you haven’t spoken to in a while.
  21. Find a swimsuit that you love.
  22. Watch a drive-in movie – have you ever been to one?
  23. Start learning a new language.
  24. Engage in a new culture at a street festival – try new food, meet new people, and engage in life that’s different than our own!
  25. Make your own summer bucket list!

The best part about a bucket list is that it should be your own. I’ve given you a few ideas of things to do this summer. Pick and choose from this list of summer bucket list ideas and create one that will be perfect for you. I hope this summer is the best of your life! 

Tell me: What are your plans for this summer? Tell me your bucket list additions below!


Hi, I'm Marina, passionate traveler and blogger, based in the United States and travelling the world. Thanks for following me on my life and travel adventures!


  1. Kelsey
    June 6, 2018

    Omg his is just what I was looking for!! I love all of your ideas. This will keep be busy and loving the summer even more than I already do.

  2. Samantha
    June 22, 2018

    Fun list! I am going to try and do each and every single one this Summer!

  3. Alex
    June 29, 2018

    Great post and great ideas for my family .. thanks!

  4. Mary Mack's World
    June 29, 2018

    Very nice ideas in this article! I also like your writing style! Keep it going 🙂

  5. Gaynell
    June 29, 2018

    This is a great list. In my city a lot of people get together and ride their bikes through the city. I said I was going to join one day.

  6. Ani Kay
    June 29, 2018

    I’ve got to get on my Summer bucket list, now that the season has officially started! This is some great inspiration!

  7. Jenny
    July 20, 2018

    I love this list. I’ve completed about 10 of them. A long way to go.


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