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The ultimate ‘Spring into summer’ bucket list

By Caitlin Houston

Today I’m sharing a spring into Summer Bucket list with fun things for you and your kids to do this month. There’s still a few weeks left in school, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy the longer daylight hours together outdoors.

If you happen to be kid-free, you too can enjoy these easy (and mostly FREE) activities to celebrate spring turning into summer.

Spring into Summer Bucket List

-Go to a baseball game

-Take a nature walk

-Go hiking

-Plant a garden

-Watch the sunset

-Visit a farm

-Fly a kite

-Go on a picnic

-Visit a farmers’ market

-Feed the ducks at a pond

-Build a birdhouse

-Go berry picking

-Spring clean your home (check out my Spring Cleaning Tips here)

-Attend an outdoor concert

-Visit an amusement park or church fair

-Visit a tulip farm

-Go to an aquarium

Things to Do in Connecticut during the Spring

Spring in New England can be tricky – sometimes it is cold and rainy for days – other times its 75 and sunny. Whenever it’s nice out we make a point to take advantage of the beautiful weather! Here are a few fun things to do in Connecticut during the spring:

-Take a spring hike (check out the 10 best trails in CT)

-Visit a farm

-Eat ice cream (We love Sweet Creams in Wallingford!)

-Shop at a farmer’s market (Wallingford has one every Saturday!)

-Visit the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport

-Visit Gillette Castle State Park in East Haddam

-Visit Castle Craig in Meriden

-Visit Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison

-Visit Mystic Aquarium (read all about our trip to Mystic, CT here!)

-Ride the Essex Steam Train

Caitlin Houston is a Wallingford blogger and mom of three who loves sharing all of her favorites on the Caitlin Houston Blog. Learn about fun activities at home, family friendly travels, easy recipes and more.


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