12 Outdoor Games You're Going to Want to Play All Summer Long

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Summer is synonymous with outdoor fun. Enjoy the warmer months like you're a kid on summer vacation with 12 family friendly backyard games that take Sunday Funday to the next level. Well, what are you waiting for? Get outside already!

Slip 'N Slide

Dive headfirst into summer on a classic slip 'n slide—a surefire crowd pleaser.

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Lawn Bowling

The best part? No smelly rental shoes required. You can even play barefoot.

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Water Balloon Dodgeball

Need to cool down? Put a summer friendly twist on a playground classic. (We suggest investing in Bunch O Balloons.)

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Badminton

This racquet game (basically a more accessible version of tennis) will have the whole family chasing the shuttlecock all summer.

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Backyard Mini Golf

Break out the putters for a round of family friendly fun on your very own homemade mini golf course.

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Twister

Get ready to post a #TBT snap or two on Instagram because this goofy game is just as fun as it was when you were a kid.

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Croquet

Channel your inner aristocrat with a lawn game that's fun for all ages.

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Corn Hole

Ready, aim, toss!

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Ladderball

Also known as your family's new favorite game. Play with caution if you're a competitive bunch—it's wildly addictive!

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Wet Wiffle Ball

Replace bases with buckets of ice water for a refreshing take on this summer favorite.

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Frisbee

What's more versatile than a frisbee? Get a group together to play ultimate frisbee or create a mini frisbee golf course in your backyard. No home in America is complete without a frisbee on the roof, right?

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Horseshoes

Best played with a giant glass of lemonade in one hand and a horseshoe in the other.

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