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101 Things To Do This Summer

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Summer is in full swing. Before it slips away, now is a fantastic time to get out of the house to enjoy Georgia”s warm sunny weather and an unending list of activities and events fitting for the entire family. From baseball to swimming, picnics to playgrounds and farm fresh goodies to wild animal adventures, Gwinnett and the state of Georgia offer up almost anything and everything imaginable to keep you on the go and never bored. In this Gwinnett Magazine exclusive, 101 Things To Do This Summer, we”ve highlighted all manner of things we think should not be missed in making memories and having fun this summer.

1. Take your fam out to the ball game.
www.gwinnettbraves.com

2. Go for a spin on your bicycle.
www.sorbagatr.org

3. Cool things off by taking a dip.
www.lakelanierislands.com

4. Test drive some new wheels.
autos.aol.com/new/buy/

5. Dig into some street fare.
www.southfest.com/georgia.shtml

6. Dine al fresco.
www.stonemountainpark.com

7. Enjoy a smorgasbord of the summer”s best reads.
www.gwinnettpl.org

8. Gather round a campfire and feast on s”mores.
www.gastateparks.org

9. Pick up some organic goodies.
www.pickyourown.org/GAfarmersmarkets.htm

10. Swim with the dolphins.
www.georgiaaquarium.org

11. Lights! Camera! Movie!
www.movieinsider.com

12. Splish splash in the fountains.
www.suwanee.com, www.centennialpark.com

13. Tee off on the top 18.
www.golflink.com

14. Jam out to some tunes.
projects.accessatlanta.com/maps/music/outdoor-concert-venues/

15. Send the little darlings to camp.
www.gwinnettparks.com

16. Get cookin”.
www.publix.com/aprons/schools/

17. Find out what”s new at the zoo.
www.zooatlanta.org

18. Jot down your thoughts.
www.wikihow.com/Write-a-Journal-Entry

19. Feed your inner chocoholic.
allrecipes.com//HowTo/our-10-best-chocolate-recipes

20. Snap some photos.
www.kodak.com

21. Relax and pamper yourself.
www.georgiadayspas.com

22. Choo-Choo! Take a ride on the express.
www.srmduluth.org

23. Do something good your fellow man, woman or child.
www.handsonatlanta.org

24. Expand your child”s mind.
www.gwinnettehc.org

25. Get a mini makeover.
www.covergirl.com/makeup-tips

26. Take to the stage.
www.atlantaperforms.com

27. Hola! Ciao! Learn a foreign language.
www.rosettastone.com

28. Do your part to save the Earth! Recycle!
www.gwinnettcb.org

29. Earn your green thumb.
www.walterreeves.com

30. Host a neighborhood yard sale.
www.wikihow.com/Organize-a-Neighborhood-Yard-Sale

31. Up your IQ with a cultural outing.
www.chateauelan.com

32.# Stimulate the local economy with some retail therapy.
www.uptowngirlbtq.com

33. Put it on the ice – and cool yourself down.
www.iceforum.com

34. Alligators? Snakes? Frogs? Oh my!
www.okefenokee.com

35. Meet those last college application deadlines.
www.gacollege411.org

36. Snuggle up for breakfast in bed.
www.mrbreakfast.com

37. Go fly a kite.
www.intothewind.com

38. Boom, boom, pow! Enjoy the July 4th festivities.
projects.accessatlanta.com/topics/events/atlanta-4th-july-events/

39. Beat the heat with rides and slides.
www.sixflags.com

40. Embark on a room redo.
www.hgtv.com/topics/bedroom/index.html

41. Pick and grin. You”ll find it berridelicious.
www.washingtonfarms.net

42. Research your pick for the best burger in Atlanta.
www.yelp.com/list/best-burger-in-atlanta-atlanta

43. Feed the need for speed.
www.atlantamotorspeedway.com

44. Be a lord or lady.
www.garenfest.com

45. Monopoly, Operation or Twister? Plan a family game night!
www.hasbro.com

46. Pump iron and flex those muscles.
www.webmd.com/fitness-exercise/features/10-workout-secrets-expert-exercise-tips

47. Get a taste of southern living.
www.dillardhouse.com/restaurant

48. Discover (or uncover) hidden treasure.
www.goldngem.com

49.# Saddle up for a day ride.
www.georgiahorsebackriding.org

50. Ride the rapids.
www.wildwaterrafting.com

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