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April 1, 2014

Spring Activities

After an especially harsh winter, spring has finally arrived! To welcome this new season, there are a few activities you won’t want to miss:

1.) Visit a botanical garden or arboretum

tulipsSpring represents a time of new life and growth. So why not celebrate its arrival by visiting a botanical garden or arboretum in your area?  If you’re not sure where to go, check out this list of must-see gardens in the United States. You’ll love admiring the beautiful, breathtaking flowers. Visiting a botanical garden is the perfect way to mark the end of a long winter. Pack a picnic lunch, find a friend to go with you, and spend some quality time resting, relaxing, and soaking in the warm weather.

Tip: Bring spring to your workplace by buying tulips, daisies, or other flowers for your office. If you’re really inspired, you can even plant your own flower garden. For ideas on how to get started, consider subscribing to Birds & Blooms magazine.

2.) Try a new outdoor adventure

If you’ve been coped up all winter, spring provides a welcome opportunity to take advantage of beautiful, warm weather. It’s a wonderful time to resume your favorite outdoor activities, such as jogging or hiking. However, it’s also the perfect time to try something new. This spring, why not participate in a new activity you’ve never done before? Whether it’s sailing, horseback riding, rock climbing, or planting a garden, outdoor activities are a wonderful way to celebrate the weather.

Tip: Find an activity that your family can do together. Everyone will benefit from the exercise, sunlight, and shared memories.

3.) Go to a baseball game

baseballSpring wouldn’t be complete without a night out at the baseball park! Whether it’s a professional game or a grandchild’s game, nothing says “spring” like baseball. Gather some friends together and enjoy a night filled with sunflower seeds, hotdogs, and baseball!

Tip: Use Groupon or other deals sites to find reduced ticket prices. To keep up with your favorite professional sports team, subscribe to one of our sports magazines.



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