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SDF's Summer "Sand Bucket" List

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Family's "Sand Bucket" List

San Diego Family's Summer "Sand Bucket" List

One of the awesome things about living in San Diego is there is NO shortage of fun things to do...especially during summer! We took a poll around the office of must-do activities with your family this summer (we're calling it our "sand bucket" list). Here are our suggestions!

 1. Build a sandcastle

 2. Go tide pooling

 3. Ride a wooden roller coaster at the beach

 4. Make homemade ice cream

 5. Have a lemonade stand

 6. Pitch a tent in the backyard

 7. Explore a local canyon

 8. Have "kids make dinner" night (more than once!)

 9. Take the ferry to Coronado

10. Visit a goldmine in Julian

11. Do something nice for a neighbor

12. Snorkel or swim with the leopard sharks in La Jolla

13. Catch a drive-in movie in Southbay or Santee

14. Attend a free summer concert

15. Participate in a summer reading program

16. Make s'mores

17. Go fishing

18. Make root beer floats

19. Bike down the Coronado strand

20. Watch a big screen movie under the stars

21. Visit a farmer's market

22. Go surfing or boogie boarding...or learn how

23. Have a sunset picnic on the beach

24. Take a tour of Petco Park before a Padres game

25. Watch a sunrise

26. Visit the San Diego County Fair

27. Find new places to eat!

28. Check out these Summer Attractions! *Grab our July issue every year to find out what new attractions are available in San Diego

Updated: April 2014