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What To Do When You're Bored During Summer Vacation

Hello everyone, I hope you are having a wonderful day! I am sharing with you all a list of ways you can stay preoccupied during summertime. I have activities covering from outdoors to staying in to taking care of yourself or simply wasting time. I hope you all enjoy reading this post on summer vacation boredom, ideas for summer vacation, and summer activities Keep on reading for ways to stay busy this summer!

summer vacation boredom ideas


  • Recharge yourself and take care of you.

Spend time outdoors

  • Walking, jogging, or simply observing the beauty of nature is a great way to spend some time outside.

Find new hobbies

  • Explore out of your comfort zone and find something to challenge and inspire you.

Explore cities

  • New and old cities around your town, cruise around famous landmarks and make memories.

Listen to music

  • Listen to new music and discover a new band, artist, or group to listen to.

Watch TV

  • Watch movies or shows you love or have been meaning to watch.

Make small improvements to your home

  • Change up some decor or make some repairs around the house.

Go for a bike ride

  • Get some friends to come along and enjoy the day out.

Pamper yourself at home

  • Enjoy a bubble bath with pampering products and a good book or show.

Clean your home

  • Declutter around your house, donate clothes, clean all surfaces, and make your home look brand new again!

Watch informative videos

  • Watch documentaries or YouTube videos that interest you or watch something you want to learn about.

Visit museums

  • Art, history, and kind of fun-themed museum that appeals interest to you.

Try gardening

  • Grow some produce and enjoy the warm sun as you try a new hobby this summer.

Go shopping

  • Either treat yourself and splurge on some goodies or grab some things you've been meaning to get.

Learn the basics of car maintenance

  • Learn how to change your windshields or a tire or even some terminology.


  • Write in a journal about your day, emotions, or feelings, or even about your past months with questions and answers.

  • Check out my monthly reflection posts for ideas!

Read a book

  • Grab a good book and read!

  • Try something out of your comfort zone and explore new genres.

  • There is something for everybody.

Make a video

  • Create a video and learn how to edit it and make it perfect.

Play brain games

  • Playing brain games stimulates your mind.

Plan a party

  • Plan a themed party and gather friends around for a relaxing night in.

Do some adult coloring

  • Let your inner childhood out and color with adult coloring books.

Learn how to design a website

  • Take online courses or simply figure it out on your own.

Bake something

  • Bake something sweet and indulge in your sweet tooth.

Complete a puzzle

  • This will improve your brain and engage in some fun and entertainment for multiple hours.

Clean up your computer

  • Get rid of old files, photos, and stuff you don't need anymore.

  • Organize your documents, pictures, and PDFs with new folders.

Plan a trip

  • Have fun with friends or family and plan a trip to a destination you've always wanted to go to.

  • Check out my blog posts, "Road Trip Tips & Ideas," and "Top Summer Travel Hacks" for more ideas and tips to plan your perfect getaway!

Learn a new recipe

  • Learn to cook a viral dish or your favorite takeout.

Attend a music concert or festival

  • Research your favorite bands or singers and enjoy a fun night out!

Write a letter

  • Either to someone you love or to your future self or even past self.

  • Have fun with it!

Write a story

  • Just grab some paper and a pen and let your ideas flow.

Have a backyard movie night

Set goals for yourself

  • These can be far-fetched or ones that you can do daily; almost like a daily to-do list.

Thank you all very much for reading this blog post! I hope this encourages you all to take time from your summer vacation and venture into some new hobbies and adventures! I have another post coming soon this month and I am looking forward to sharing with you all a wrap-up of the month of July! I also have more posts planned for August and I cannot wait to share them with you all! Additionally, you can finally shop my printables on my blog website, simply click the link below! I hope you all have a great rest of your day and I will see you all in the next post!


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