Summer is that long-awaited time that always seems so promising, but it can feel boring after some time back at home. In Bucks County, PA, where my friends and I grew up, there are tons of parks, restaurants, nearby cities, and museums, but we often feel as though we've seen it all.

In reality, that's not true at all. While we may have explored a majority of the places on this list, there are always some hidden gems if you do some searching. For those of you who are stuck at home this summer and live near Bucks County, I've compiled a list of fun places to visit this summer, based on my and my friends' recommendations.

So, here are 35 ideas for you:

1. Philadelphia Magic Gardens

2. Reading Terminal Market

3. New York City

4. A Skating Rink

5. Nina's Waffles

6. The Zen Den

7. Lambertville

8. Peddler's Village

9. King of Prussia Mall

10. The Newtown Farmer's Market

11. Tyler State Park

12. Ralph Stover State Park

13. Devil's Pool

14. Goat Hill Overlook

15. Core Creek Park

16. Spruce Street Harbor Park

17. Various Concert Venues

18. An Escape Room

19. The Philadelphia Museum of Art

20. The Franklin Institute

21. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)

22. "A Love Letter For You" Murals

23. Longwood Gardens

24. Six Flags Great Adventure

25. The Philadelphia Zoo

26. The Camden Aquarium

27. Grounds for Sculpture

28. The Bucks County Play House

29. Rittenhouse Square

30. Solebury Orchards

31. Terhune Orchards

32. Rice's Flea Market

33. A Yoga Studio

34. Princeton, NJ

35. Belmar Beach or Spring Lake