Did you know that August is National Family Fun Month? This is a great opportunity for you and your family to enjoy some extra time doing fun activities together! Of course, our recommendation for having fun is to spend time outdoors with one another! Spending time outdoors with your family is one of the best ways to take advantage of National Family Fun Month. Today, RaftUp has 5 ideas for enjoying time outdoors for National Family Fun Month.

#1 Plan a Camping Trip

Whether your family is avid campers or you’ve never been before, taking a camping trip is a great way to spend time outdoors together! Why not plan a camping trip together for National Family Fun Month! There are plenty of ways to enjoy camping that doesn’t include going into the deep woods without electricity. There are nice campgrounds all of the United States and we encourage you to check them out! Not sure where to find them? Download the RaftUp app to help you find a great site and plan your trip!

#2 Go Kayaking

Have you tried kayaking before? Kayaking is a great family fun activity. There are a lot of places to rent kayaks for a few hours or even an entire day if you don’t own your own. When you rent a kayak, they will equip you with the kayak, paddle, life jacket, and any other items you may need for the specific lake, river, or ocean.

#3 Go Boating

Do you have a lake nearby? Boating is a fantastic family activity! August is a great time to plan some time to go boating! Plan a boating day or even a weekend trip to the lake with your family. The time you spend outdoors with your children and family members are memories that you will cherish forever!

#4 Go For a Hike

Make a plan and commit to getting more active with your family this month! Hiking is a fun way to get active with your family. You can go on a few hiking trails near your home or even plan an entire day or weekend to see new parts of the US and enjoy taking in beautiful sites with your family. Hiking is a great way to get the whole family outdoors and explore.

#5 Fishing

Fishing can be a fun sport for both kids and families. It’s a great activity that promotes family time and what better way to celebrate National Family Fun Month than to go fishing! Take some time this month to get away from your hectic schedules for some fresh air and time outdoors fishing with your family.

Download RaftUp for Safe Family Fun!

We hope that we’ve inspired you to get outdoors this month and have some family fun! At RaftUp, we want to make sure that safety is always top of mind! When you download our outdoor connections app, you can share your location with your friends and family, keep our Smart SOS feature in your back pocket in case an emergency happens, and find local businesses to plan activities! Download it today in the App Store or Google Play!