Free Summer Activities For An Exciting Free Weekend

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Having fun doesn’t need to be expensive.

With these ideas, you’ll have a great weekend for less! 

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1. Both small and large cities offer a free movie night in the park or have a drive-in theater.

2. Take a walk on the boardwalk.

3. Hit up your local park and play catch or frisbee with your dog.

5. Look up local free yoga or other fitness events happening in the area.

6. Check out your community calendar at your local library.

7. Join an adult sports league.

8. During your drive, listen to free podcasts.

9. Play board games.

10. Go on a free walking tour of your city.

11. Learn how to knit.

12. Volunteer at your local animal shelter.

13. Go to your local library and check out a book and learn a new skill.

14. Invest in your health and read online or at a library about the healthiest foods for your body.

15. Learn a foreign language using italki.

16. Go swimming for free. Austin offers plenty of free places to swim in the summer.

17. Try out Netflix for free for a month and indulge in some T.V. shows.

18. Clean out your home and either throw a yard sale or donate your unwanted items to your local Salvation Army.

19. Go on a bike ride around your neighborhood.

20. Look up hikes in your city and bring along for safety, especially if it is your first time hiking.

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What are some of your favorite summer activities on a budget? Do you participate in any of the above activities?

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This Post Has 6 Comments

  1. Congrats on the move! Austin sounds like such a fun place. When I first moved to Charleston, I spent a lot of time at the weekly farmers market downtown. It seemed like everyone was there so it was a good way to interact with people without having to buy much.

    1. Alexis

      Thank you Rachel. We love Austin so much already and it’s very affordable!

  2. Jamie

    Nice photos Alexis. I am joining two fun run for this summer, and I think there’s one coming. I have been invited to volunteer for a medical mission at a local community and I look forward to this activity.

    1. Alexis

      That’s awesome Jamie!

  3. Kelly

    I got my kids scrabbles for them to play during summer, and they are liking it and increases their vocabulary and critical thinking skills. I love your photos, Alexis.

    1. Alexis

      I love Scrabble! And thank you.

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