Spring is here and, with it, longer days, warmer evenings, and endless opportunities to spend time outdoors. While we all tend to spend more time indoors in winter, now it is time to take your workouts outdoors, spend evenings with your family and friends, and make the most of your garden.
Unsure about the best ways to enjoy the upcoming spring evenings? Here are some ideas you really shouldn’t miss out on!
Take a Camping Trip and Sleep Under the Stars
If you just love spending time outdoors, you have probably spent the winter months longing for the opportunities to get back to nature. Now that the weather is getting warmer, you can finally start planning your next camping trip.
And, you don’t even need to go far! Just find a campsite or a parking spot for your campervan, pack your sleeping back, and enjoy the beauty of a spring evening outdoors.
And, if you have an adventurer at heart, a camping weekend can just be the best low-cost adventurous vacation!
Watch a Performance Show or Go to the Movies
If you love spending time with your friends and family, there are many more alternatives than just going to the local bar or coffee shop. If you are short of inspiration, consider the benefits of buying the tickets to a performance show such as Shen Yun. This might be a new activity on your calendar, but it is certainly a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
More of a movie fan? Cinemas are now back up and running! Just pick your favorite movie and don’t forget the popcorn!
Practice Sports Outdoors – Or Just Go for a Walk!
No matter what sport you love, this is the time to take your workouts outdoors. From practicing yoga to jumping rope, running, jogging, swimming, or tai chi, there are plenty of opportunities to get your outdoors fix while keeping up with your fitness goals.
If you are not so much of a sports person, consider just going for a brisk evening walk! After all, just spending time outdoors can make you a healthier and happier person. And, while walking might be considered a low-impact activity, it can still help you burn calories, boost your mood, improve your blood circulation, look after your heart health, and enhance your creativity. Just pick a route and get started!
Enjoy a Book on Your Patio
If your home is blessed with a garden, patio, or veranda and you are not so much of a social butterfly, you might consider enjoying your book outdoors. Just make sure to have a comfortable seat, plenty of light, and a blanket. After all, it is not summer yet and you have many chapters ahead of you – you can’t let a chilly breeze stop you!
Cook a Nourishing Family Meal
From greens to fruits and grains, spring is the perfect month to cook nourishing meals and make the most of eating seasonally. Whether you have a vegetable or herb garden or not, there are plenty of ways to fill your cupboards with fresh, local, and seasonal ingredients that nourish your mind and body.
Now that the cold of winter is behind us and the days are getting longer, it is just the perfect time to focus on healthy eating and regain energy for the summer. Just make sure to share your mealtimes with your entire family!