What’s On My Summer Bucket List

I’m reading (and loving!) everybody’s seasonal bucket lists right now, so I decided to jump on the bandwagon. It has been a few years since I’ve written and shared a proper wish list for any season – I had a lot of fun putting this one together, and it surprisingly wasn’t very difficult! Guess I have lots I want to do, see and accomplish in the coming months. 🙂 With that, here’s what’s on my summer bucket list.

What's On My Summer Bucket List
+ Go to a concert(s). This always is number one on any bucket list of mine because I live for concerts! Nothing beats live music. We already have tickets for a couple events purchased, but I’m always hoping to squeeze in more.

+ Beach days. Last summer we found a great beach spot right on Lake Michigan, so I know that we’ll be spending many days there in the weeks to come.

+ Landscape our backyard. Not the most “fun,” but probably the most necessary!

+ Take day trips. There’s almost always something happening in some part of Wisconsin throughout the summer, so it should be easy to explore new places! A day in Milwaukee – we haven’t done this in years! – and Lake Geneva are at the top of my list.

+ Visit the military base where my grandma is buried. Besides the obvious reason, this location is supposedly beautiful with a lot of history and a nice walking trail near the lake.

+ Bring Finn to a dog park. Would you believe that we’ve never done this?! We want to try one when it’s not super busy to see how Finn likes it.

+ Walk the farmer’s market every week. We fell out of this habit last summer, but I’d love to get back into it. Our small town surprisingly has a great market, and it’s a fun excuse to grab Saturday-morning breakfast and get some steps in.

I’m sure I’m only scraping the surface, but that’s currently what’s on my summer bucket list! I’d love to know what your plans are for the summer – any must-do or must-see things?

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  1. 6.17.19
    Biana said:

    This is such a great list! I’m hoping our first beach trip of the summer comes this weekend and the weather holds up for us! xo, Biana BlovedBoston

    • 6.18.19
      Karly said:

      That would be so fun, I’ll keep my fingers crossed for you that the weather cooperates!

  2. 6.17.19
    Valerie said:

    I love this summer bucket list and your cute outfit! Going to the farmer’s market more often is definitely on my list too! 🙂


    • 6.18.19
      Karly said:

      Thank you so much! Yes, farmer’s markets are just so fun no matter where you are.

  3. 6.17.19
    Brittany said:

    This is summer bucket list perfection! I fell out of the habit of going to the farmer’s market, too. Something I definitely want to do this summer again. Already can’t believe how fast the weeks are going!

    Brittany | http://www.pointed-north.com

    • 6.18.19
      Karly said:

      I know, hard to believe July is here in a couple weeks already! We used to go to the DSM farmer’s market every weekend when we lived there, I miss it so much!

  4. 6.17.19

    you are darling! loving those sunglasses! I love visiting the farmers market!

  5. 6.17.19
    Debbie said:

    This is a fun list, I hope you get to do it all!