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60 Things To Do Alone Outside

There are so many things to do alone in your own city if you find yourself with extra time. Visiting local shops, getting a fresh perspective of your town, creating your own outdoor adventure – the options are endless 

60 Things To Do Alone Outside

Make your very own bucket list of favorite things to explore, and guess what? No one will be around to stop you. What better way to make use of time with yourself? I have 60 great ideas to get you started if you want inspiration. 

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Social media sometimes frames eating alone as a negative, but I couldn’t disagree more. Live your life at your own pace. The next time you want to sit at the park, under the tree while reading your favorite book… I hope you do. 

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Here’s a list of 60 things to do outside alone:

  1. Read a good book.
  2. Visit a national park.
  3. Try bird watching in the great outdoors.
  4. Spend solo time exploring a botanical garden.
  5. Have a great time at an outdoor concert.
  6. Visit a nearby park for some free fun activities.
  7. Create a to-do list filled with bucket-list outdoor activities.
  8. Visit a free community garden.
  9. Go for a bike ride and enjoy some fresh air.
  10. Take a nature walk to enjoy the natural world.
  11. Attend a live music event in the local community.
  12. Volunteer at animal shelters.
  13. Practice mindfulness meditation in a quiet spot.
  14. Visit a theme park.
  15. Go to the movies. 
  16. Have lunch alone at your favorite restaurant. 
  17. Explore new places in your own town. Get out of your comfort zone.
  18. Go on a scavenger hunt that you find online. 
  19. Try some new recipes and have a picnic outside your front door.
  20. Visit several bookshops and pick up a few of your favorite books. 
  21. Create your own solo adventure.
  22. Visit a local farmer’s market for fresh produce.
  23. Explore a national forest and enjoy the green space.
  24. Try yard sales for some unique finds.
  25. Write a vision board in your backyard. 
  26. Spend outdoor time learning a new language.
  27. Have a relaxing time in a favorite spot.
  28. Try puzzle games.
  29. Find where people play chess. Join in! 
  30. During the colder weather, go snowshoeing. 
  31. Visit an amusement park.
  32. Visit an aquarium. 
  33. Spend a perfect time drawing or painting.
  34. People watch. 
  35. Grab a cup of coffee at a local cafe. 
  36. Listen to your favorite songs while walking in the great outdoors.
  37. Watch the sunset. 
  38. Take a long drive.
  39. Practice photography at a local park.
  40. Go for a run along a scenic trail.
  41. Sunbathe.
  42. Have a picnic. 
  43. Try geocaching in your own town.
  44. Practice sketching or drawing the natural world.
  45. Fly a kite in a nearby open field.
  46. Try fishing at a local pond.
  47. Spend the day rock climbing at a local climbing spot.
  48. Take up gardening in your own backyard.
  49. Have a solo camping trip in a national forest.
  50. Try stand-up paddleboarding on a nearby lake.
  51. Learn bird calls and identify birds in a quiet spot.
  52. Watch the sunrise from a scenic overlook.
  53. Explore a historic site or monument.
  54. Become the town photographer.
  55. Listen to a podcast. 
  56. Try stargazing at a dark sky location.
  57. Visit a museum. 
  58. Take up rollerblading in a nearby park.
  59. Go on a mushroom foraging hike.
  60. Learn a new skill. 

These activities cover a variety of interests and ensure a good mix of relaxation, adventure, and personal growth, all while spending time alone outside.

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How do you enjoy being alone outdoors?

Being alone outside can be a deeply enriching experience. It offers a chance to disconnect from the fast-paced world. Whether you decide to read a book under a tree, take a leisurely walk, or sit and observe your surroundings, being alone outside will give you a sense of freedom and peace. 

Overall, being outside alone is not just about solitude; it’s about embracing the freedom to enjoy the world in your own way. 

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