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The signs have started to come. Winter is just around the corner and summer will soon be a
thing of the past. The air is crisp in the mornings and evenings and cooler weather is almost
here. That is why it is essential for you to squeeze in all of your summer activities as soon as
you can. You need to make sure that you get all of your summer needs out of your system so
that you and your family can better enjoy winter.
Here are five great ways to make the most of the heat before it’s gone.
Visit The Zoo
The zoo is not the same enjoyable experience in the middle of winter as it is when it is warm
outside, so take advantage of warmer days and head over to the zoo. Walking around the zoo
and adding to your collection of animal facts is a pleasant way to make the most of the nice
weather before it’s gone. Visit the mammals, invertebrates, birds and reptiles at your local zoo.
Some zoos even have a spray park or splash pad for kids to.
Enjoy The Pool
Time in pools, such as aqua rec custom pools, is one of the best places to be when the weather
is beautiful. Being able to swim in the pool and bask in the sunlight makes warm weather an
even more enjoyable experience. Sitting next to the pool or splashing around inside the water is
a great way to spend warm days. Gather up the pool toys and slather on the sunscreen before
jumping in to your personal oasis. Make sure to take advantage of the pools before they close
down for winter.
Visit The Beach
If you live near a beach or are within driving distance, then pack up your beach gear and spend
a day by the water. Take pleasure in the nearby views or a picnic lunch while the weather is
nice. You might try kayaking or boating for an entertaining day on the water. No one wants to go
to the beach when it’s cold so make sure to take advantage of the opportunity now.
Play Golf or Miniature Golf
There are some beautiful golf courses with golfing opportunities for all ages and skill levels.
Take a group lesson or one-on-one lesson if you are a novice. You could even play a difficult 18-
hole course if you are a more experienced golfer. Additionally, there are miniature golf courses
for a day of family fun in the sun. The golf courses are only open for so much longer so take
time to play before they close down for the season.
Take A Hike
Get outdoors and burn some calories while the weather is still beautiful. Go enjoy nature and
bask in the beauty of summer. Some hiking trails close during the winter, so you will want to
take advantage of the warmer weather now. Plus, you want to be sure to see all of the beautiful
greenery before the leaves start falling off of the trees. Bring binoculars if you want to bird-watch
and keep your eyes peeled for other wildlife. Hiking is an activity that can be relaxed or a little
more intense depending on your preference. This is definitely a great way to get out, get active
and spend quality time with your family.
Every season of the year has its advantages and disadvantages, but be sure to make the most
of each season before it’s over. That way you can feel as if you accomplished everything you
wanted to during the warmer weather.
Guest Post: Kara Masterson is a freelance writer from West Jordan, Utah. She graduated from the University of Utah and enjoys writing and spending time with her dog, Max.