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The summer is not over yet, but you may be running out of ideas for summer fun. We’re here to help with some suggestions for summer traditions to keep you going strong for the rest of the season. Whether you hang out in your Renaissance Place Apartment or head out to explore Williamsville, we think this list of activities can be helpful when you need something to do.


Hiking. Hiking is a great way to get exercise and fresh air. Being in nature can also do great things for your mood and your health. Bring along a friend and go hiking in WNY this month.


Fishing. Here’s another great way to get outside and breathe in the fresh air. Here’s the 101 on fishing if you’ve never been. Buy a used fishing pole and get started on a hobby that can last your whole life.


Reading. If you’ve never been a reader, give it another go. Find something that interests you. Maybe you were forced to read books that weren’t interesting to you and you haven’t picked up a book since. Read a variety of genres and find something new!


Playing the guitar. Tune into your musical side and start playing the guitar. Find a local class or find YouTube tutorials to get started.


Cooking. A hobby that’ll always be worth it, cooking is a great thing to learn. Learn some cooking basics if you don’t cook often and hit the kitchen.


Canning food. Canning food can save you money and help you to preserve food for a longer period of time than what you’ll typically get out of a food. Learn the basics of canning and get started.


Coloring. Coloring can be for adults, too. You can find all kinds of adult coloring books online. Find one that interests you. It’ll help you to relax and forget about your everyday worries.


DIY projects. The internet is full of DIY projects from all kinds of blogs. Start making decor items, refurbishing furniture, and doing all kinds of other fun crafts and projects.


Playing board games. Board games can be a lot of fun, and they are a great excuse to get together with family and friends. Find some games you enjoy and start playing.


What are your favorite summer traditions? Are there places in Western New York you go every summer without fail? Activities that make the summer complete? Share your favorites in the comments. Thanks for reading our post today!