10 May 2021 | 4 min read

Ways To Enjoy Summer Vacation At Home


Summer vacations allow you to take up new activities and do things you otherwise won’t have time for in your busy schedule. So, make the most of your summer fun and spend as much time with your family and friends as possible. Indulge in some summertime activities with your family, make the most of your summer vacation and create memories that you can look back to happily.

With the current situation worldwide, that has paused your travel plans, you need to think of ways to find things to do in summer with your family during the summer vacation. Don’t worry, we have got you covered!

List of things to do in Summer at home:

1. Gardening

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Start up your miniature garden. Even if you don’t have outdoor space, low maintenance cactus and succulents can add a little green to your indoor living space. Summers are also a perfect time to show some extra love to your flowers like gerbera, begonias, hydrangeas, and carnations. They can add the perfect colours to your garden and make it look pretty. Set up a beautiful garden this summer at home. 

2. Binge-watch the long-awaited TV show

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Pick a genre of movie or TV series you and your family enjoy. Make some popcorn and set up your living room. Enjoy the back-to-back movie marathon  or simply binge-watch the TV series you kept on hold for so long. This is also a fantastic way to spend some family time during summer vacation. If you are not much into TV series, you can start with the classics like F.R.I.E.N.D.S., Breaking Bad, The Simpsons, Stranger Things, or Orange Is the New Black.

3. Meditation or Yoga

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During the busy days, we also need some time for ourselves for self-love. Meditation or Yoga  is a perfect way to start the day amidst everything. This would help you reduce your stress or anxiety and increase your creative skills. Meditation can also promote emotional health and enhances self-awareness.

4. Watch the sunset

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There is nothing as extraordinary as watching the sunset. The ‘golden hour’ is the longest during the summers. So, pick up your camera and head to the backyard or somewhere nearby with a beautiful view and enjoy the picturesque summer sunsets.

5. Make popsicles or cookies

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Making popsicles or no-bake cookies are a fun time activity with your kids while keeping them busy during summer at home. This is a fun project, and you also end up with amazing treats to offer when you have guests at home. You can make your version of healthy fruit popsicles or whip up a batch of your family-favourite cookies. This is also a great bonding time with your family and enjoys the summer vacation. No-bake cookies also ensure that you don’t heat the entire home with the oven and enjoy the delicious treats.

6. Take up a new hobby

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Whether it is reading a book, learning a new language, or learning a new musical instrument- take up a new hobby and invest your time in it. Instead of reading a book indoors, you can also try reading it in the hammock of your backyard and enjoy both reading and relaxing in nature. 

7. Go camping with the family

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All the summer fun doesn’t have to be indoors. Take some time away from your everyday life, keep your phones and laptops away and unwind in nature. Set up a tent in your garden or somewhere nearby if you can, share some stories, take a walk and enjoy the starry night. Almost like a perfect summer vacation adventure while being in the comfort of your home. Waking up in nature with the sound of birds can start the day on a very refreshing note. Camping with family is also a way to spend more time with them and enjoy summers.

8. Have a picnic in your backyard

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So, the central concept of picnics is to have meals outdoors, but it can be as simple as setting up your backyard, pack up family-favourite sandwiches, snacks, fruits or drinks and go out and have some summer fun. Instead of setting up your dining table, make a little setup arrangement outside in the backyard and spend time with your family outdoors. This will also be a new experience for everyone in the family to try out during this summer vacation. If you want to do some grocery shopping, head to Digibank and check out the Digibank bigbasket debit card and check out the offers available.



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