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Summertime Activities in Retirement

It’s summertime and the living is easy! With many COVID-19 restrictions lifting and the world beginning to reopen, it’s time to have some fun. Make this summer the best one yet by spending time outside, traveling, and prioritizing your health.

Get Outside

Warmer weather is the perfect excuse to spend time outside. You can have a picnic and play outdoor games. You can go to the pool with the grandkids or start a garden at your home. There are also many indoor activities you can do to take a break from the heat. Going to a museum or bowling are some fun options. Whatever outdoor activities you choose to do, be sure to practice safety by wearing sunscreen and drinking lots of water.


Summer is a great time to travel. You can take a trip to the beach or visit a national park. You can even take a cross-country road trip to visit family and friends. Since summer is a busy travel season, be sure to look out for deals to save money like travel rewards and booking in advance.


Exercising is another great way to spend your time and prioritize your health. Going for a neighborhood walk or a scenic hike is a great place to start. You may even want to join a gym. Exercise can have a vastly positive impact on your physical and mental health. Make health and fitness goals for yourself and use a smart watch to track your progress. Get your spouse or friends to join to make exercising more fun!

One of the great things about each of these activities is you can do them with family and friends. Having more time to socialize is just another aspect to love about retirement. So, make a point to enjoy the dog days of summer and have the time of your life—You deserve it!