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Extend the summer fun! 6 last-hurrah activities for the family

Summer fun doesn’t have to end yet!

Fall is officially upon us, and while pumpkin patches and corn mazes beckon, we’re not quite ready to bid farewell to the carefree vibes of summer.

Melisa Osmond shares her official “Summer’s Over” bucket list to make the most of these last few weeks of warmth and sunshine!

Find more ideas from Melisa on Instagram, @melisaosmond.


Six Activities to Extend the Summer Fun

1. Pencil Box Art Studio

This studio is all about embracing the creative process and having fun with it. Whether it’s crafting, hands-on art projects, painting, or play-dough, your kids can unleash their artistic expression. They offer classes for a wide range of ages, from one-year-olds to after-school programs for the bigger kids. It’s a great place to let your kids explore their artistic talents.

2. Airborne Trampoline Park

Airborne Trampoline Park in Draper have introduced new, thrilling attractions, including extreme slides they just opened this summer. The new “Space Station” area offers tunnels and cool slides that kids can’t get enough of. Airborne has a special toddler section, too, so even the littlest ones can join in on the fun.

3. Nautical Bowls

Nautical Bowls in Saratoga Springs will keep those beach vibes alive. These acai bowls are works of art! Filled with superfoods, chia seeds, spirulina, and more, they offer a health-conscious and incredibly tasty treat. Whether you choose from their signature bowls or create your own, you’re in for a treat that captures the essence of summer.

4. Silver Lake Hike

With the warm weather persisting, you have the perfect opportunity to explore nature and take a hike in American Fork Canyon. The Silver Lake hike is approximately 4.5 miles round trip, featuring stunning views. It’s suitable for various age groups, making it a fantastic outdoor adventure for families. The hike culminates at Silver Lake, a cool, crystal-clear body of water. It may be chilly, but if you’re brave, take a refreshing dip!

5. Country Dancing in Logan

For the older teens or parents looking for a fun date night, consider trying some country dancing in Logan. Logan is well-known for its line dancing and offers a fun atmosphere. Whether you’re a seasoned dancer or new to the scene, you’ll be welcomed with open arms.

6. Town Square Splash Pad and Park

St. George, is notorious for its sunny, summer-like weather. The Town Square Splash Pad and Park in St. George is an ideal destination for some last-minute summer enjoyment. This beautiful park features a splash pad, a running creek to dip your feet into, a carousel, and a pavilion with tables. It’s a fun place for children and families to savor those last moments of summer.

As we transition from summer to fall, there’s no need to rush the process. There’s still time to embrace the warmth and the sense of freedom that summer brings. Make the most of it with some “Summer’s Over” bucket list activities.

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