Time’s Running Out: Your Summer Bucket List in 8 Paintings

Watson Adventures Summer Bucket List Paintings

As August winds down and September looms larger, the summer FOMO heebie-jeebies are hitting hard. Have you gotten to every fun thing you wanted to this summer?

Chances are, you haven’t. We know we haven’t. Three months is never enough time to have all the fun there is to have. These eight paintings pretty much sum up our summer bucket list. Well, sort of.

1. Go for a randomly clothing-optional picnic

Watson Adventures Summer Bucket List Paintings

Because who doesn’t like eating naked with some very-dressed friends?  Luncheon on the Grass, Édouard Manet

 

2. Go for a picnic in…er, on…the mountains 

Watson Adventures Summer Bucket List Paintings

That looks comfortable.  Picnic in the Mountains, Fernando Botero

 

3. Take a hike to see some wildlife

Watson Adventures Summer Bucket List Paintings

“Back away now, kids. They’re more scared of us than we are of them.”  Bears in the Path (Surprise), William R. Leigh

 

4. Attend that one rich friend’s fancy garden party

Watson Adventures Summer Bucket List Paintings

Turns out cherubs make excellent cater waiters.  Feast of the Gods, Hans Rottenhammer

 

5. Go sailing

Watson Adventures Summer Bucket List Paintings

“Hey guys, what’s kraken? Ooh, nice boat, lemme borrow it.”  The Kraken as Seen by the Eye of Imagination, Edward Etherington

 

6. Go skydiving

Watson Adventures Summer Bucket List Paintings

Just…don’t be an Icarus. Wear a gol-dang parachute.  The Flight of Icarus, Carlo Saraceni 

 

7. Catch some last-minute rays at the beach

Watson Adventures Summer Bucket List Paintings

Gotta keep that healthy glow goin’ for a few months.  Reclining Bather, Roy Lichtenstein

 

8. Visit an amusement park

Watson Adventures Summer Bucket List Paintings

Cedar Point, Six Flags, Hell-O-Rama, wherever. Fun is what you make it!  The Violent Forcing of the Frog, Hieronymus Bosch

 

Find More Fun

One more thing to liven up your summer bucket list: a scavenger hunt! Visit the public hunt calendar to find upcoming scavenger hunts in seven cities around the country. Or contact us any time about scheduling a private scavenger hunt just about anywhere.