Your family's ultimate summer bucket list

This guide for outdoor activities, eco-friendly ideas, and cultural fun will help you have the best summer ever.

Every family has their favorite warm weather traditions. But challenging everyone to tackle new close-to-home activities can help make this the best summer ever.

“One of the most powerful and refreshing things we can do is to be fully present with our kids,” says Cheryl Charles, executive director of the Nature Based Leadership Institute at Antioch University New England and cofounder of the Children and Nature Network.

Whether you’re looking for outdoor activities, eco-friendly ideas, travel inspiration, or cultural fun, this guide will help you put together your family’s ultimate summer bucket list.

Getting kids outdoors is more important than ever—and doing it as a family is a great way to achieve that. “These are stressful times for so

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