Summer Activity Check List

Summer is flying by! Here are some summer fun activities to cross off your list before Labor Day!

Catch a flick at a drive-in:  Catch the latest films on a large screen, outdoors!  Be sure to take a trip to Mansfield Drive-In, located in Mansfield Center, CT or Medon Twin Drive-In is in Medon, MA.  Stop by one of these locations for a great family experience.

Fun, Sun and Sand!  A little sunshine, crashing waves on the shore and sandy toes can be very relaxing, so why not take a trip to the beach!  Take a dip in the ocean, collect seashells, or check out some attractions nearby.  The beach has many ways for you to enjoy yourself!   Catch the beautiful sunset on the shore! Coast Guard Beach in Eastham, MA, is consistently ranked the #1 beach in America!   Misquamicut State Beach in Westerly, RI is three miles in length and has a variety of points of interests nearby.  Looking for shops, casinos, restaurants and more? Hampton Beach in Hampton, NH has it all!  With a boardwalk offering many stores, food, and amusements, Hampton Beach is one of the more frequently visited. Whether planning a day trip over overnight stay, the beach is the perfect way to spend summertime.  Check out for more information on beaches nearby!

Play Miniature Golf:  Mini-golf is a great source of family fun! Fenway Golf is a family favorite- offering mini-golf, pitch and putt, a driving range, and batting cages! Check out their website for coupons and other offers!

Take a trip to Sonny’s Place: Located in Somers, Conneticut, this place has loads for activities and games for all to enjoy! Arcade, Mini-Golf, Go Karts and more…Sonny’s Place is an excellent source of entertainment! The prices are incredibly affordable

Attend a local baseball game: Consider attending “America’s favorite past time”.  Take on the excitement, food, and fun like no other!  Whether major league, minor league, or a local school team, baseball games offer many activities.  Be sure to bring your lucky glove, a fly ball may come your way.  Some ball games even have entertainment, mascots, and special guests!  Be sure to catch a game before baseball season is over!

Pick Berries at a Local Farm: Nothing says summer like fresh fruit! Be on the lookout for local pick-your own farms.  Blueberries, Raspberries, and Peaches are in season! Make your own delicious pies, cakes and delectable treats! Use your picking’s as garnishes and add-ins to your drinks!

Have a backyard fire:  Get that fire pit stocked with wood and call over some family friends!  Snuggle up with blankets and enjoy!  Roast some hotdogs and toast up some marshmallows… and have a cooler full of drinks! Make some s’mores galore and enjoy time with your loved ones!

ICE CREAM!  Nothing says summer like a cold soft serve!  After a fun summer day, stop by a local parlor for a sweet treat! Top it off with some chocolate or rainbow sprinkles! YUM! Check out Classic Burgers in West Springfield, MA; Elsie’s Creamery in Ludlow, MA; or Moolicious in Southwick for a variety of dessert offerings!

Have a picnic in the park. A picnic can be a spur of the moment!  It’s a great way to relax together. Put together some sandwiches and healthy snacks.  Forest Park in Springfield, Szot Park in Chicopee, and Stanley Park in Westfield are excellent choices! Unroll your blanket and bring out your creativity and fun! The park allows for plenty of space to play catch, Frisbee and run around!

Summer isn’t over yet!  Make the most of the warm season and be spontaneous! Take a last-minute day trip to a location of your choice or try something new!