Outdoor Activities Ideas List

This is the ultimate list of outdoor sports and fun outdoor activities for adults and teens. Some are physically active, some are just plain fun. Discover something different to do with your leisure time from ideas for recreational fun and adventure outdoors whether you are on your own, with your teens, friends or family.

Outdoor Activities List of Things to do Outdoors

Outdoor activities are ways in which you can spend your leisure time outdoors being physically active, creative, relaxing, having fun or being social. If you are a teenager looking for things to do outside, this outdoor activities list shows you the amazing variety of things that you can do outdoors all over the world. If you are desperate for a break from the office and are seeking inspiration for outdoor activities for adults, discover your next great adventure in the outdoor activities list below.

There are awesome ideas for getting active outdoors, including outdoor activities to do on the weekend with friends or outdoor activities for couples.

Guide to Having Fun From the Outdoor Activities List

To help you choose which outdoor recreational activities you might find interesting, I have rated them under five categories:

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Outdoor Air Activities

Outdoor Air activities
This list of outdoor air activities includes birds, planes, flying toys and some seriously exhilarating aerial experiences.


Outdoor Land Activities

Outdoor Land Activities
This vast list of outdoor land activities provides inspiration for fitness, downhill fun, relaxing creative hobbies, personal challenges, new skills to learn and activities that will leave you with a huge smile.


Outdoor Water Activities

Outdoor Water activities
These outdoor water activities provide wet and wild inspiration in, on or under water.


Outdoor Winter Activities

Outdoor Winter activities
This list of outdoor winter activities is all about snow and ice.

Popular Outdoor Activities for Adults

This list of outdoor activities is forever growing as new sports and activities develop. For more entertainment activities for adults and recreational fun, explore the most popular outdoor activities everyone else is reading about: