75 THINGS TO DO OUTSIDE

During the challenge, you may find it difficult to find new and exciting things to do outside. I spent 15 minutes brainstorming a few ideas off the top of my head, and I ended with a list of 75 things to do.

  1. Walk
  2. Hike
  3. Swim
  4. Bike
  5. Jog
  6. Run
  7. Sprint
  8. Camp
  9. Skateboard
  10. Rollerblade
  11. Ski
  12. Snowboard
  13. Ice Skate
  14. Meditate
  15. Nap
  16. Watch the sunrise
  17. Watch the sunset
  18. Build a fire
  19. Roast marshmallows
  20. Identify constellations
  21. Watch clouds change shape
  22. Eat a meal
  23. Have a picnic
  24. Sip coffee or tea
  25. Enjoy a glass of wine
  26. Drink your favorite beer
  27. Ride on a boat
  28. Paddle a kayak
  29. Catch a fish
  30. Learn how to fish
  31. Teach someone how to fish
  32. Help clear trails after a storm
  33. Help clean up trash in a local park
  34. Climb a tree
  35. Climb a mountain
  36. Climb up a steep hill
  37. Start a garden
  38. Tend to a garden
  39. Mow the lawn
  40. Look for and identify plants (there’s an app for that!)
  41. Look for and identify bugs
  42. Look for and identify birds
  43. Play “Hide-and-Seek”
  44. Play Capture the Flag
  45. Play Tag
  46. Play “I Spy”
  47. Play at a playground
  48. Play a sport
  49. Play Horseshoes
  50. Play Cornhole
  51. Have a water balloon fight
  52. Have a water gun fight
  53. Run through the sprinkler
  54. Jump in rain puddles
  55. Go on a scavenger hunt
  56. Wade in a creek
  57. Build a fort
  58. Build a sandcastle
  59. Build a snowman
  60. Make mudpies
  61. Take an orienteering class
  62. Take a primitive skills class
  63. Take a guided tour
  64. Lead a tour
  65. Visit an arboretum
  66. Visit an outdoor museum
  67. Practice calisthenics
  68. Practice yoga
  69. Swing a kettlebell
  70. Walk your dog
  71. Play fetch with your dog
  72. Walk your cat
  73. Ride a horse
  74. Offer to walk a neighbor’s pet
  75. Walk your kid to school