Exciting activities and adventures to participate in during the month of August.
The summer season offers a great variety of different outdoor activities for all types of athletes, especially for those that live in the United States. However, many of us often take for granted the amazing amount of activities and adventures that are available to us within this wonderful country.
Whether you're a hard-core sports enthusiast or someone simply looking to enjoy some good ol' nature on the weekends, there is no shortage of outdoor activities in the U.S.--skiing and snowboarding down some of the most beautiful mountains in the world, kayaking and paddling along impressive, breath-taking rivers, surfing alongside an array of fantastic beaches. No matter what type of sport you enjoy doing in the summer, the U.S. has some wonderful places for you to do it.
Because of the great variety of activities available to us during the wonderful summer months, there is no doubt why the month of August was named American Adventures Month. With August being one of the last solid months of sunshine and vacation for many people across the country, it is a great time to take advantage of all of the activities that the U.S. has to offer.
So, whether you are looking to fit in one last vacation with your family before school resumes in the Fall, or you are an outdoor enthusiast looking to explore a different part of the country, here are just a few summer activities that you can try out during American Adventures Month:
Hike and Climb Your Way Through the Mountains
During a beautiful summer day, there is nothing like a vigorous hike or climb through the mountains to encourage exercise, fun and nature awareness. Luckily, the longer days of sunshine and warm summer weather offers a large variety of walks and hikes among some of the country's most stunning places, whether it's a day long hike along one of the tallest mountains in the country, or a simple hiking trail in the woods across town.
Explore the Local Waters
One of the best parts of summer for any outdoor enthusiast is the nearly unlimited supply of water activities. Whether you live near a lake, river or ocean, there is always some kind of water sport waiting to be explored, such as kayaking, surfing, boating, fishing, canoeing, paddle boarding, water skiing, tubing, jet skiing, etc.
Set Up Camp Throughout the National Parks and Forests
The United States plays home to nearly 400 national parks and forests, each unique and interesting in their own individual way. If you enjoy seeing new sights and traveling the country, make a list of some of the states you would like to visit, then research the different camp grounds in the area. Camping is not only a great way to explore nature and spend time outdoors, but it also a great option for those looking to go on a local adventure with their entire family.
Regular outdoor sports and activities allow you to get outside and connect with nature while also getting some personal away-time from the many stressors of life. No matter how much experience you have in the world of outdoor activities, exploring the many different breathtaking sites that our country has to offer is one of the best ways to spend your last few weeks of summer.