CampingHikingKayakingMicroadventuresOutdoor Adventures 60 Microadventure ideas you need to try by Bex January 22, 2023 January 22, 2023 75 Sharing is caring! Facebook Twitter Pinterest Are you ready to be inspired to plan your next adventure? This complete list of Microadvenure ideas Microadventures are one of the best ways to break your routine and add more adventure to your life. They are small, simple, and accessible experiences that can be done close to home. Or you can go bigger. The beauty is, it’s up to you! A microadventure is like a mini vacation for your soul, without having to take a leave from your job or break the bank! It’s like a secret portal to a world of fun and excitement, tucked away in the everyday routine of your life. Think of it as a choose-your-own-adventure, where instead of reading about the protagonist’s journey, YOU are the protagonist. It’s like a tiny rebellion against the boring and mundane, a way to spice up your life and make it a little more interesting! They’re a great way to explore new places and try new things, without the need for expensive equipment or extensive planning. I urge you to try going on your very own Microadventute, and to get you started I’ve written a mega list of 60 ideas for amazing microadventure Ideas to inspire you to get outside and have some fun! Simple Microadventrue Ideas 1. Take a walk in a nearby park or nature reserve 2. Go for a bike ride on a nearby bike trail or path 3. Take a picnic in a nearby park or forest 4. Go for a wild swim in a nearby lake or river or in the sea 5. Go stargazing in your backyard or local park 6. Try out some urban exploration in your city or town 7. Go and watch the sunset somewhere beautiful nearby. A hill, beach or local beauty spot. 8. Go for a sunrise walk, the best way to wake up. 9. Have a bonfire and make s’mores 10. Go stargazing 11. Go birdwatching at a nearby wildlife refuge or sanctuary 12. Go rock collecting or fossil hunting 13. Try a new watersport like Stand Up Paddle Boarding or Kayaking. 14. Sleep in your back garden for a night 15. Choose a local landmark and hike or cycle there 16. Pick a random village or town you have never been to and plan a bike ride 17. Change up your commute. Get off early and walk, cycle to work, or plan a 5-9 adventure. 18. Go camping! 19. Get out in nature, learn about wildlife and try to spot some amazing creatures 20. Take a trip to a nearby beach for a day of surfing or windsurfing. 21. Go for a night walk and try bat watching! 22. Go geocaching, a modern-day treasure-hunting game that uses GPS coordinates to find hidden caches 23. Go foraging and collect wild fruits, berries, or mushrooms in a nearby forest or park 24. Find the highest hill near where you live and hike to the top 25. Make a den in some nearby woodland 26. Visit a hillfort 27. Watch a meteor shower 28. Follow a disused railway line and see where it goes 29. Cook and eat outdoors with friends 30. Go on an Arbitrary Journey Microadventure Ideas for the more adventurous Here are some ideas for more challenging microadventures that may require more planning, equipment, and physical fitness: 31. Go bivviyng 32. Go on a multi-day backpacking trip in a nearby wilderness area or national park 33. Go rock climbing or mountaineering in a nearby mountain range or cliff 34. Go white water rafting or kayaking 35. Go ice climbing or mountaineering in a nearby icefall or glacier 36. Try cave exploration and spelunking in a nearby cave system 37. Go canyoneering and explore a nearby slot canyon 38. Try scuba diving in a nearby lake or quarry 39. Go on a wilderness and survival and camping retreat and learn how to unleash your inner Bear Grylls. 40. Go canyoneering and explore a slot canyon 41. Walk all the way across a country 42. Follow a roman road 43. Sleep on a hill 44. sleep in the woods 45. Explore a river from sea to source 46. Walk the coast Like this post? Make sure to read: 47. Sleep on a mountain 48. Go on a boothy adventure 49. Cycle to the sea from your home or workplace 50. Go tubing 51. Try wild camping 52. Get a bus or train to the end of the line, and make your way back home 53. Follow a historic trail 54. Get inspired by a book you love and plan an adventure around it 55. Plan something for the solstice 56. Go bikepacking 57. Take a friend on a microadventure 58. Sign up for a challenge and test yourself 59. complete a long-distance hike or bike ride 60. Pick a random spot on a map and plan your adventure. I recommend checking out the Ordnance Survey Maps if you’re in the UK. I hope this blog post has given you lots of inspiration, and you’re now bursting to the seams with Microadventure ideas you want to try. I would love to hear how you get on! Let me know in the comments below, or connect with me on social media. You can find me @begintoadventure. Likewise, feel free to tag your post with #begintomicroadventure So I can see all of your amazing photos and read your adventure stories. If you have any questions or need some guidance, just let me know! Thanks for reading and have fun on your adventures, Bex *Disclaimer: Listen up folks, just a quick heads up before you start clicking away on all the links in this post. Some of them may be affiliate links, which means if you end up buying something, I’ll get a small commission (think of it as a digital high-five for a job well done). But don’t let that sway your decision, I only recommend products that I’ve personally tried, tested and deemed worthy of your hard-earned cash. Plus, it helps me keep the lights on and the coffee flowing so I can keep bringing you the good stuff. So, go forth and shop with confidence, knowing that your purchase supports a blogger’s caffeine addiction. Sharing is caring! 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