Are you trying to boost your social media posts with hashtags? August days are warm and long. But school, sports, and other commitments are just around the corner. Enjoying the last unofficial days of summer are essential. If you are looking for inspiration for your social media posts, check out the following hashtags for August.
Have a great August!
Summer is quickly coming to an end. Soon, either virtually or in-person, school will back in session. Homework and work commitments will rapidly fill your schedule. Practicing social distancing and other guidelines in your area, you and your family can enjoy numerous fun-filled activities.
Do you need some inspiration? Check out the following list.
20 End of Summer Activities for the Entire Family
- Go on a hike
- Go on a nature walk
- Go camping (yes, the backyard counts)
- Make a fort in the backyard
- Blow bubbles
- Water balloon fight
- Play in the sprinkler
- Go for a bike ride
- Host a treasure hunt or scavenger hunt
- Go on a picnic
- Go on a walking tour of local sites
- Gather rocks to paint
- Go swimming
- Go out for ice cream
- Go on a scenic drive
- Have a craft day
- Host a game night
- Go stargazing
- Have a bonfire
The recent health crisis is a cause for concern. Staying safe and healthy is always a priority. But you can still enjoy the outdoors. Get outside with your family, including the dog. Enjoy the remaining days of summer. A simple nature walk or hike can transform into long-lasting memories for your family. Grab your camera and go.
Many Americans use the long Labor Day weekend as a chance to hit the road to their favorite travel destination. More and more individuals are opting to forego the hustle and bustle of holiday travel. Keep in mind, staying at home does not have to be boring. Use the time to relax or enjoy activities close to home. The simplistic nature of staying at home may be the best decision for you and your loved ones.
Tips for Enjoying a Stay at Home Weekend
Make the decision to spend time away from the computer. Everyday work, school or personal commitments keep you online. Even though you are staying home, act like you are on vacation.
- Set your email message to out of town or out of the office.
- Put your cell phone on vibrate.
- Check your cell phone sparingly.
- Stay off social media.
- Leave your work at the office.
- Go Outdoors
Labor Day weekend is the unofficial end of summer. Use the time to go outdoors for activities other than lawn maintenance.
- Go for a walk.
- Go for a hike.
- Go for a bike ride.
- Go canoeing or kayaking.
- Soak up the sun.
- Lay in the hammock.
- Watch the sunset while enjoying your favorite beverage
- Be a Local Tourist
When many people think of tourists, images of far off places come to mind. Be a local tourist. Holiday weekends usually bring special events. Using a little research of your hometown area, you may find enough activities to keep you busy all weekend.
- Go to an art gallery.
- Visit a museum.
- Attend an outdoor concert.
- Watch a parade.
- Go to the local, state or federal park.
- Attend a local fair or festival.
- Family Night
Hosting a family night is a great way to relax and spend time with your loved ones. Family nights can be a quiet evening with a movie or night out. Involving everyone in the final decision helps make the evening more fun.
- Backyard camping
- Pizza night
- Movie marathon night
- Special dinner night
- Game night
- Music night
- Special activity night, for example, laser tag or bowling
- Slumber party night
- Complete a family project
- Volunteer as a family
Using your imitation, the types of family nights are endless.
- Host a Party
Impromptu parties or barbeques create a last minute event. You are not alone in staying close to home on a holiday weekend. Ask family and friends to come over. Due to the last minute planning, go old school with the menu. Ask everyone to bring a dish to pass. The variety will be a refreshing break from a themed or planned menus.
Lack of funds, family commitments, or just a desire to relax without worrying about packing and driving, everyone has a different reason for staying home on a holiday weekend. Whether you decide to go out or simply relax on the couch all weekend, enjoy your decision to stay home.