As the days grow longer and warmer and the flowers start to bloom, here are 50 reasons why we love spring!
I wrote a post a few years ago about why summer is better than winter, but I never really talked about spring. While springtime can be beautiful, it also brings along allergies for me. However, there are many reasons to love spring, and I do enjoy most of what comes along with it. I love the warmer weather, Easter, and the blooming of the flowers.
From spending time outdoors to enjoying delicious springtime recipes, there’s something for everyone to enjoy about this time of year. So grab a blanket, put on your favorite spring playlist, and get ready to soak up all that spring has to offer! If you’re not already in love with this season, here are 50 reasons why you will be soon.
1. Warmer Temperatures
Warmer temperatures mean finally being able to step outside without the need for an extra layer of clothing. Say goodbye to the cold and hello to sunny, mild days!
2. More Daylight
As one of the longest days of the year, spring brings more hours of daylight! This is perfect for enjoying sunny days and warm evenings.
With more daylight, there are more opportunities to catch breathtaking sunsets.
4. April Showers
April showers bring May flowers! This means that spring will bring beautiful blooms and a fresh start to the season. There’s also something special about the smell of warm spring rain and the sound it makes as it hits the pavement.
5. Warm nights
With longer days and mild weather, spring nights are the perfect time to spend outside with loved ones.
6. Easter Delights
Whether it’s Easter egg hunts, baking goodies, or creating arts and crafts with your family, there’s something for everyone to enjoy during this magical time.
7. Flowers Blooming
From cherry blossoms to tulips, the sight of colorful flowers in bloom is a sure sign of spring and another reason to love spring.
8. Birds Chirping
The return of birds to our backyards and parks adds a cheerful soundtrack to the season.
9. Camping Trips
Where else can you have a front row seat to all nature has to offer? Whether it’s sleeping under the stars or building a campfire, camping trips are always a refreshing adventure.
10. Baseball Season
Baseball fans rejoice as teams begin competing in the annual Major League Baseball season in April.
11. Farmers Markets
Farmers markets come alive during springtime and are full of delicious fruits, veggies, sweets, and other goods – all freshly picked from nearby farms.
12. Garden Planting
Nothing quite beats planting a new garden bed full of colorful blooms or starting a vegetable patch from scratch – spring is the ideal time for both.
13. Renewed Energy Levels
Spring brings renewed energy levels after what can be considered quite a draggy winter season – say goodbye to hibernation blues and say hello to plenty of invigorating activities instead!
14. Baby Animals Everywhere
It doesn’t get much cuter than seeing baby animals born into this world – whether they be farm animals or wildlife, they always provide plenty of smiles wherever they go.
15. Wardrobe Refresh
Bring out those pastel shades, open-toed sandals, shorts, skirts, blazer jackets, etc – it’s time for a wardrobe refresh before summer hits.
These delicate creatures are a sure sign of spring, fluttering about and bringing a touch of magic to the season.
17. Outdoor Dining
Restaurants open up their patios and provide the perfect opportunity to enjoy a meal al fresco.
18. Nature Photography and Scenery
Capture breathtaking views from any angle you choose – spring is full on vibrant colors begging visitors nearby.
Pack up tasty treats along with cozy blankets and head out for some late afternoon picnics by riverside , lakefront or even backyard gardens .
20. Open Windows & Fresh Air
Enjoy natural sunlight entering your living space through open windows while taking in fresh air around midday when temperatures are moderate .
21. Spring Break
Who wouldn’t love having a few days off to relax and enjoy some much-needed R&R with friends and family? That is exactly what spring break offers!
Golfers rejoice as the weather begins to warm up and make way for tee time at golf courses around the world.
23. Spring Cleaning
It’s not always fun, but it sure does feel great to have a place that looks shiny and new – time to start cleaning out those closets.
24. Green Grass Everywhere
The familiar sight of green grass springing back to life during warm months brings joy to many people – after all, nature never looked so good.
25. Enjoying Nature
Spring is the perfect time to be one with nature – stroll through blooming gardens , visit parks and trails or set up a hammock in your backyard to relax among trees and flowers.
26. Blooming Trees & Shrubs
Witnessing trees and shrubs come alive during springtime is nothing short of amazing – few things compare to seeing these beauties blossom and another beautiful reason to love spring.
27. Kite Flying
Kites are an all-time favorite activity when the wind starts picking up during spring – throw on some music and let these colorful creations take flight !
28. Outdoor Concerts & Movies
Stay out late enjoying classic movies projected onto big screens while sipping on yummy snacks alongside friends -or enjoy live music performances under starry skies .
29. Trail Hiking
Take advantage of mild temperatures during late afternoon hours to traverse trails and enjoy nature’s beauty along the way .
30. Fresh Produce
No need to buy produce shipped in from far away places when the weather warms up , as local farmers markets offer plenty of organic options that are perfect for making delicious recipes !
31. Beach Visits
As temperatures rise , so do beach visits – keep an eye out for those lovely sunsets while building sandcastles with kiddos or taking a leisurely stroll on shorelines by yourself .
It’s time to break out the grill and get those burgers , hot dogs , steaks and more cooking – nothing like a good old-fashioned barbecue to celebrate spring !
33. Canoeing & Kayaking
Take in the sights of nearby lakes and rivers as you leisurely paddle through them – don’t forget to bring your camera for some stunning photos along the way !
34. Swimming Pools Open
Nothing beats cooling off during hot months by taking a dip in nearby swimming pools – they can be found at parks , hotels or backyards around town !
Spend a starlit night outdoors and witness the beauty of planet Earth – look up to the sky and enjoy some peaceful moments with this stunning view .
36. U-Pick Farms
Take a drive out to nearby farms and enjoy picking your own fruits , vegetables or flowers – it’s the perfect way to support local businesses while having some family fun !
37. Spring Fashion
Before you know it , all stores will be showcasing their warm weather collections -time to start looking for those colorful pieces to create an amazing spring wardrobe!
38. Bicycle Rides
Nothing beats the feeling of cruising through town on two wheels – explore nature parks , neighborhoods or even downtown areas on a bike to make the most out of springtime!
Spring is known for hosting plenty of festivals and fairs – music , food and art come together to create the perfect atmosphere for having a great time with family and friends!
40. Outdoor Workouts
Warmer weather means it’s time to break out your running shoes and get those blood pumping workouts outdoors – endorphins are sure to follow !
41. Nature Walks
Take a stroll through nearby woods , fields or gardens and be one with nature – don’t forget to bring along binoculars for some bird watching too .
Pack your tent , sleeping bag and marshmallows – spring is the perfect time to go camping with your loved ones while enjoying the great outdoors !
Fire up the grill and enjoy a meal outdoors with friends and family.
44. Scenic Drives
Now that winter has finally come to an end , it’s time to enjoy scenic drives across town – keep an eye out for blooming flowers and other sights along the way .
45. Bird Watching
Witness some of nature’s most majestic creatures as they make their way back from winter migration – bring your binoculars or telescope for some up-close encounters !
46. Playgrounds Open
No need to wait until late summer in order to enjoy playgrounds around town – let the kiddos run around and make new friends while playing during springtime .
47. Ice Cream Treats
Walk into your favorite ice cream parlor and select from an array of flavors – it’s a great way to beat the heat while satisfying that sweet tooth craving !
48. Tulips & Daffodils
Nothing compares to witnessing these brightly colored flowers blooming – stop by local gardens and experience their beauty firsthand !
49. Outdoor Movies
Watch movies under the stars with friends and family – it’s a great way to spend spring nights without having to stay inside .
50. Outdoor Activities
From hikes and picnics in the park to bike rides and fishing trips at the lake, spring offers endless opportunities for outdoor fun with friends and family.
There are so many wonderful things to look forward to during springtime. From outdoor activities and swimming pools opening to festivals, camping trips, bird watching, and picnics – we have plenty of reasons to love this time of the year! So make sure you take full advantage of all the wonderful experiences that come with the season. Enjoy!
…and don’t forget your sunblock!