Summer is all about getting out of your comfort zone and having fun! As the weather gets warmer and you’re feeling more carefree and a little bit risky, get the whole family together to do something that makes you sweat a bit. After all, they do say that fear brings people together. You can take you yearly family bonding trip to a whole new level.

Hiking in Washington

In late spring and early summer, the snow has melted, the birds are chirping, and the mountains come alive with activity making this the place to shake off the winter chill and dive into summer fun. There are tons of amazing hiking trails to explore throughout the Washington wilderness.

From easy stretches to “experienced only” trekking. The famous Pacific Crest Trail goes right through the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in the area. One of the most rewarding hikes is the Chain Lakes Loop Trail where you get views of Table mountain and stunning sites of lakes along the way. Or explore the beauty of Lake Wenatchee State Park. The iconic clear blue lake is a must see and a popular destination for boaters, kayakers, and stand-up paddle boarders. Bring your bikes and explore the miles of trails surrounding the lake too. The park also has playground equipment for kids and makes a great place for a picnic.

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Scuba Diving In Mexico

Dive right in, the water is fine! Pretend like you are an explorer scavenging for deep sea treasure and explore the majestic caves known as the Gran Cenote in Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico. Dive Tulum is specialized in cavern and cave diving, cave exploration and conservation. If you’re feeling a little timid, you can also just settle for snorkeling. Swim through the fresh water and see all of the life in the limestone underwater caves as you dodge hanging stalagmites and stalactites.

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Parasailing in San Diego

Experience the exhilarating feeling of flying through the air with San Diego Parasail Adventure. As you are lifted into the sky, you’ll catch panoramic views of San Diego and the surrounding area. You are able to safely take off from land and are then reeled out to experience a thrilling flight over the water.

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Surfing in Santa Cruz

Catch a wave in the summer sun and hang ten! Santa Cruz Surf School is the place to go it you want to learn to surf in the area. Board, wetsuit, and some key pointers are provided before you’re taken out into the waves at the legendary Pleasure Point surf spot. Catch a wave or two so you can say you did and then head back to The Point for an affordable lunch with an ocean view.

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Bike Riding in Florida

You can rent a bike for both adults and kids from many places including Seaside Transit Authority Bike Rentals and 30A Bike Rentals, bike around town and explore all that the 30A beach towns have to offer. The amazing views of the untarnished natural environment allow you to get in touch with nature and stay active outdoors.

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