So here is another idea for you to do during the summer. I know about a budget. I just got my July paycheck from LAUSD. very sad with the furlough days. Anyway, so I have been creative in what to do this summer.
We live near the beach so this is a good thing to take advantage of. If you go during the week it is much cheaper. parking at the beach is about $8 to $9 if you go during the week. That is to park rigth on the beach, but if you go early enough like around 10, there is a lot of street parking for free.
WE brought our own lunch so we didn't buy food, but we did buy a slice of pizza for a $1.50. WE took our bikes and biked from Venice beach to santa monica first, then we sat on the beach and read for 2 hours. it was great. My son likes to read. Then we rolled around in the sand. So for abotu $11 we spent almost 5 hours out there. It was a cool day, kinda cloudy, but very very nice.
Just to let you know though, there are a ton of Pot shops on Venice beach, but you do not have to go by them. The play ground is away from them.
So here is another idea for you!
See other Summer ideas: