The Ultimate Summer Family Bucket List

Photo of little girl and her horse enjoying the ultimate summer by Block Portrait Studios


The Ultimate Summer Family Bucket List: Fun Things to Do as a Family This Summer in the Twin Cities - Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro

Photo of kids enjoying Summer Family Bucket List by Block Portrait Studios

Are you looking for some ideas on fun things to do as a family this summer? Well, you’ve come to the right place! In this blog post, we will provide you with a list of activities that are perfect for families. We found something for everyone! From swimming and camping to visiting zoos and amusement parks! So get out your pen and paper and start making plans! Summer is here, and it’s bound to be lots of fun! 

Don’t forget to pack the essentials while you’re enjoying all the summer fun! Being well prepared for anything will make all of your summer adventures even more fun! Here are our favorite go-to kid essentials to bring along on your summer adventures!

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Fairs + Festivals

Outdoor Adventures

photos of Ultimate Summer family bucket list fun by Block Portrait Studios
Photo of little girl and her horse enjoying the ultimate summer by Block Portrait Studios

Water Fun

Art + Music

So there you have it! A list of fun things for families to do this summer. We hope you enjoyed reading and that you found some inspiration for your own summer plans! 

Family Photo hung on the wall in Mendota Heights by Block Portrait Studios


Visit 10 places on this bucket list, send us pictures of your family enjoying the activity, and we’ll send you a $100 gift card for a portrait session at our studio! You can mix and match seasons, and there is no deadline! 

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