The Ultimate Bucket List for Summer 2021


Devin Wilkes, Copy Editor

After a strange school year of tiresome Zoom classes, unpredictable sports seasons, and countless hours spent inside scrolling on TikTok, summer is finally upon us. With over 42% of Americans fully vaccinated, more and more states are relaxing their mask mandates, withdrawing COVID-19 restrictions, and returning back to normalcy. Summer fun seems to be officially back on for the first time in over a year, so what better time than now to make the most of it? Here is a list of 50 fun activities to add to your summer bucket list for 2021!


  1. Go to the beach/lake
  2. Have a picnic
  3. Have an outdoor movie night
  4. Get a job
  5. Go to a food truck festival
  6. Go to an outdoor music festival
  7. Visit state parks
  8. Visit an amusement/water park
  9. Relax on a hammock
  10. Start a YouTube channel
  11. Go viral on TikTok
  12. Go hiking
  13. Try yoga
  14. Try a new exercise
  15. Re-decorate your room
  16. Volunteer
  17. Go to the zoo
  18. Watch an early sunrise
  19. Watch a beautiful sunset
  20. Dye your hair or try a new hairstyle
  21. Go to a museum
  22. Have a bonfire
  23. Stargaze
  24. Spend a day in the city
  25. Visit colleges
  26. Learn how to play an instrument
  27. Paint pottery
  28. Read a new book series
  29. Have a movie marathon
  30. Make friendship bracelets
  31. Have a sleepover
  32. Take on a new craft
  33. Go on bike rides
  34. Visit the boardwalk
  35. Play mini-golf
  36. Start a business
  37. Go out to eat with friends
  38. Pull an all-nighter
  39. Take daily walks around your neighborhood
  40. Bake a cake
  41. Try a new food
  42. Learn a new language
  43. Camp out in your backyard
  44. Have a pool day
  45. Have a dance party
  46. Declutter your room
  47. Hang out with a new friend
  48. Start a podcast
  49. Have a self-care night
  50. Go a day without electronics