Fun Activities You Can Do This Summer To Show Your Appreciation For Nature

Fun Activities You Can Do This Summer To Show Your Appreciation For Nature

From inception, the EyeDope brand was established not only to offer fashionable sunglasses, but also to encourage our community to appreciate the natural beauty and positive/exciting moments that we experience in our daily lives. We call these moments – dopemoments!  


Natural wonders like oceans and beaches, flowers and trees, birds, and the day and night-time sky, all provide infinite opportunities to appreciate their beauty, and the peace and joy that they bring to our daily lives.  

Listed below are some inspiring activities to partake in this summer to experience a #dopemoment.


Very Simply, Take A Walk Outside

Nature lovers out there, if you're looking for a way to appreciate the beauty of our natural world, take a walk outside!  Whether you are in a city or town, strolling through a park, or hiking mountains, it is a wonderful way to connect with the calming effects nature. You will experience the beauty of the flora and the fauna, seeing lovely flowers, the wind passing through the leaves, and hopefully connect with a cute little critter or two. Talk to the trees and birds, maybe bring your camera...or maybe not, to leave you totally free. And remember to wear a comfortable pair of walking shoes so that your only distraction is the wonders of our natural world that await you!


Volunteer At An Animal Shelter

Woof woof, meow meow, well hello, beautiful beings! Show these special creatures some love this summer and volunteer at an animal shelter. You'll get to cuddle with cute puppies and kittens, take dogs and cats, well maybe not cats - lol, for walks, and maybe even help find forever homes for our furry friends. And also help humans in need of more love and caring, and truly make a difference in this world!


Read a Good Book Outside By a Shady Tree

Attention literary afficionados! If you're looking for a way to peacefully appreciate nature this summer, without breaking a sweat, why not choose a good book that you’ve been longing to read, and head outside onto the lawn or to a park. Relax in a comfortable chair and feel the summer breeze on your skin, the sound of birds chirping, and the smell of fresh grass, as you dive into some good literature. It is a perfect way to escape reality and connect with nature. You know there are some books you’ve been longing to read, and what better place to enjoy a literary adventure than stepping outside this summer.  So grab a good book and get ready for a summer escape under the trees.


Set Up a Bird Bath or Bird Feeder

How about a simple and enjoyable way to appreciate nature without leaving your home? Attract birds of all types to your backyard by setting up a bird feeder or bird bath. Not only is it a great way to attract these beautiful creatures to your yard, but it's also a fabulous way to support local wildlife. Watching birds splash around in a bird bath or nibble on seeds from a feeder is a relaxing and rewarding experience. You may get lucky and see some rare birds stop by. So in addition to binoculars, get a bird guidebook, and get ready to appreciate the beauty of nature right in your own backyard!


Ready To Try Ziplining?

Adrenaline junkies will love this activity, soaring through the treetops and taking in the stunning views from above. It is a thrilling experience that's sure to get your heart racing and leave you with unforgettable memories. Many zipline courses are located in beautiful natural settings, making it a perfect way to appreciate the great outdoors. So what are you waiting for? Strap on your gear and get ready for an adventure you won't soon forget!


Star Gazing

The warm evenings of summer are a perfect time to appreciate the wonders of the night sky. Grab a blanket, some snacks and a healthy drink, and a telescope or binoculars and head outside to gaze at the stars. With a little research, you can spot star, and even planets like Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars. It's a great way to disconnect from technology and connect with the beauty of the universe around us. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of daily life, take some deep breaths, and get lost in the mesmerizing world of star gazing this summer.  


Visit a National Park

Are you ready for the ultimate summer adventure? Look no further than a visit to Yellowstone National Park or the Grand Canyon! These iconic natural wonders offer breathtaking views and endless opportunities to appreciate the beauty of nature. From hiking through the wilderness to rafting down the Colorado River, there's something for everyone. Plus, with ranger-led programs and educational exhibits, you will leave with a newfound appreciation for the natural world. And while you’re there, perhaps try camping! So pack your gear and bug repellent, and get ready for an unforgettable summer adventure in one of America's most beloved national parks!  



In conclusion, there are so many fun and exciting ways to appreciate nature this summer. From ziplining through the treetops to setting up a bird feeder in your backyard, there is something for everyone. And for those seeking a more immersive experience, a visit to a national park like Yellowstone Park or the Grand Canyon is an unforgettable adventure. So whether you are an adrenaline junkie or a lover of peace and quiet, get outside and enjoy the beauty of nature this summer. You won't forget experiencing the beauty of nature and expanding your love of the natural world!

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