The summer time is the best time to plan fun activities, or great get togethers, to hang out together with family and friends. Whether it’s a camping trip, a bbq, hiking, boating, fishing, or hunting, it’s also fun to get some of the best gear and supplies to make it even better. On the top of my list of fun summer time activities, is a good old fashioned American BBQ with the people that you love. This is on the top of my list because you can arrange a BBQ rather quickly, any evening during the week, or any time on the weekend. Most people jump at the chance to pull together some ingredients and some meat and get together for some drinks and grilled meat. Grab your favorite recipe’s and some beef steaks or some delicious seafood, and invite your friends over for some great bbq. You will be cooking like a chef in no time, with a new Pellet Grill that makes a cinch of grilling for your guests.
Traeger Timberline Pellet Grill For Fun Family Summer BBQ
With one of our favorite Pellet Grills, you will taste the Wood Fired Difference The Traeger Timbeline Pellet Grill has three tiers of stainless steel grates that make this grill super durable and easy to maintain. With it’s built in wifi you can controll your grill anytime from anywhere using the Traeger App. Allows you to change the temperature remotely, monitor your food, and gives you over 1600 recipe’s at your finger tips. You can grill year round with this magnificent bbq pellet grill. Whether your into baking, bbq, grilling, roasting, or smoking your meats and seafood, this grill will do it all, and with ease. Add a little or a lot of smoke to your meats to give you that wood fired restaurant taste at home and amaze your guests with your new amazing cooking skills!
The Perfect Smoker To Have Fun In The Summer
Another great tool to add to your arsenal, is a smoker. Instead of making the traditional burgers on the grill, grab yourself the Masterbuilt Sportsman Elite 30'' Two Door Propane Smoker for an even greater smoked meats experience. This smoker has a long lasting, stainless steel burner, a heat efficient two door design, and 717 sq. in. of cooking space. Includes 4 movable chrome plated cooking racks for long lasting durability. This smoker makes it easy to cover your table with super delicious smoked foods like full flavored pork, chicken, beef, vegetables, turkey, and more. A favorite around my house.
Camping or a Road Trip in a Rented RV In The Summer
Experience the Great Outdoors this summer with your family by taking a drive up the coast, or up into the mountains in a nice trailer or RV. You don’t have to rack up the huge costs of storing your RV, or for maintenance and up keep, because you can rent some of the greatest and newest RV’s that money can buy, but at a great low rate. RV’s can be very expensive, but for a low daily cost you can rent a top of the line RV and won’t have to worry about where to park it when you aren’t using it. A couple of my favorites are shown below, but if you click on the images you can browse their full selection of what they have available for pick up or delivery today.
Rent Your Camping Gear For Some Fun In The Summer
Buying your own camping gear can be really expensive, especially if you are starting from scratch, or have a lot of equipment to replace. Why buy when you can rent the best! Submit your reservation for free today to secure what you need at the best rate. Change or cancel your order anytime before your order ships. Get what you need delivered anywhere in the contiguous United States. Ship to your home, hotel, Airbnb or even 10,000+ FedEx or FedEx affiliate locations. This process is so simple, every order includes a free return label. Place items back in your box and adhere the label and drop off at any FedEx location to ship the gear back. Check out the camping gear rental options today!
Outdoor or Camping Fire Pit Is Fun In The Summer
No camping trip, or backyard bbq is complete without an outdoor or camping firepit to extend the evening into night with great drinks and great conversation around the fire. Solo Stove’s Yukon model is their largest fire pit, and the perfect size for for your amazing outdoor gatherings. It provides a lot more flame and fun than their smaller models, and as the Solo Stove brand is known for, it puts out a lot less smoke. Add some irresistable ambience to your outdoor gathering with a great looking fire pit.
Kids Marshmallow & Hot Dog Roasters For Kids Summer Fun
This 3 piece campfire cooking set includes 2 roasting "fishing poles" in a deluxe camo print storage bag. The roasters are made of food safe stainless steel and are designed to minimize food dropping and poking risks, so they are safe for kids. Roasting mashmallows around the campfire gets kicked up to a whole new level of cool with this Campfire Cooking Fishing Rod Roasters with Camo Bag Set. Cook hot dogs, marshmallows and more!
Gold and Metal Detecting For Family Summer Fun
If you are looking for a reason to get the family out in the outdoors this summer, a great family adventure is to go gold and metal detecting. Some of the best places to look for gold and other treasures is on some old gold rush days trails, around old buildings, and if a diamond wedding ring would be something you would want to target on your treasure hunting quest, the beach is a great place as the cold water shrinks up your fingers and unfortunately the wedding band is a common item to lose on the beach. Old coins, metal antiques, gold, are all out there just waiting to be found. With the AT - All Terrain - VLF Gold and Metal Detectors you can find your treasure in any conditions, anywhere, with no boundaries. They are waterproof up to ten feet giving you full versatility to find gold and other treasures.
Guided Fishing Trip For Family Fun This Summer
While you are on your family road trip or camping adventure, another fun filled day or half day to spend along the way is on a guided fishing trip or fishing charter boat. Many of the guided fishing trips and fishing charters provide the fishing gear and supplies in the cost, or will rent the gear at a cheap cost. This can include fishing rods, fishing reels lined up with the right fishing line, hooks, sinkers, and lures. Whether you are looking to book a fishing guide to go out and do some rock cod or lingcod fishing, or crabbing, salmon fishing, halibut fishing, striper fishing, sturgeon fishing, bass fishing, trout fishing, mackinaw fishing, they have all of that and so much more. The website below has a full range of guides that will detail what is included in each trip, as well as allow you to pick a date on the calendar to check availability and pricing. Book your next family fishing adventure on Fishing Booker today!
A Good Old Fashioned Fish Fry for Your Day’s Summer Catch
When you are done with your fishing trip, the perfect thing to do is put together a down home family fish fry to cook up your catch with the popular Bass Pro Shops® Aluminum Fish Fryer. This 18'' tripod cooker stand has a wide and stable base for the best in safety with 3 additional stabilizer feet. The pot is a heavy duty 10.5 Quart aluminum fry pot that comes complete with a lightweight strainer basket that comes with a rubber coated handle for your comfort and a clip at the rear base to allow you to drain the food you fry or boil.
Outdoor Games In The Summer
Of course, no good family summer adventure can be complete without some outdoor games. Challenge your guests to play the B3 Bean Bag Bucketz Game (All American Edition) or try a leisure game of outdoor Yahtzee with the Wild Sports Giant Yard Dice Outdoor Game.
Don’t Forget to Bring More Power This Summer
The Rugged Geek Rover 300 Portable Power Station is a power horse to power your electronic devices, or charge them up, while on your family camping trip. Whether it’s for when the power goes out, or when you are out on a road trip, camping, fishing, hunting, hiking, or boating, this power station will keep your electronics and other devices charged and running. With nine total outputs including two 300W AC outlets, three Type A USB ports, one Type C USB port, and three 12V ports. The Rover 300 can be charged by using the included wall charger, the included car charger, an optional USB Type C charger, or with a compatible solar panel so that you can be completely off the grid. A great addition to your camping gear arsenal. About The Author Mike Mendenhall is the the founder of Mendenhall Outdoors. This website is an extension of the Mendenhall family’s lifestyle and passion for the great outdoors. Everything that they learn, and experience, along the way that they find may be valuable to our website visitors is on the site for you to enjoy. We highlight products and services that you might find interesting. We frequently receive free products from manufacturers to test. This does not drive our decision as to whether or not a product is featured or recommended. If you click a link on this page, then go on to make a purchase, we might receive a commission – at no extra cost to you, and does not impact the purchase price of any products that you may purchase. The Funnest Summer Experience Awaits!