A new season brings new opportunities for building blog traffic!
Use this list of 170 creative summer blog post ideas to write content that gets views all season long.
Keep reading for topics that are perfect for the following business and blogging niches:
- social media
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170 Creative Summer Blog Post Ideas for All Bloggers
Wondering what to blog about in July? June? or August?
Let’s get started with a few hot topics lifestyle bloggers can write about during one of the most beautiful seasons of the year.
Summer Blog Ideas for Lifestyle Bloggers
- Share a sunny day or beach specific Spotify playlist on your blog
- Create a seasonalbucket list for singles/couples
- Share a list of fun ways to cool off from hot weather
- Create a guide to local beaches or lakes in your area
- Review a seasonal menu at a local restaurant
- Share your top picks for dining locally from June to August
- Do a comparison of popular/natural sunscreens
- Share what’s in your beach bag
- Share a list of 10 funny pool floaties
- Create a guide to hiking during warmer months
- Favorite Costco summer finds
- Seasonal dollar store haul
- Tips for enjoying a staycation
- Fun things to do at home on hot days
- Home improvement ideas for warm weather
- How to make the most of your summer vacation
- Share a list of local markets to check out this June/July/August
- Create a guide for attending a popular local event
- Share a list of budget-friendly activities to do this season
- A guide to low-maintenance plants that are easy to grow this time of year
Beauty Blog Ideas for Warm Weather
Share your best tips for skincare, makeup, and wellness with these ideas for summer.
- Must have summer skincare to quench thirsty skin
- Favorite skincare products with SPF to protect skin from the sun
- Best self-tanning products you can use at home
- A comparison of self-tanning methods
- This year’s summer beauty trends
- No makeup looks for a day at the beach
- Best waterproof mascaras
- Best waterproof foundations
- Summer eyeshadow guide
- Cute hairstyles for the beach
- Products you should stop using over the summer months
- How to store makeup over the summer
- Best updos for hot days
- How to comfortably heat style hair on warm days
- Best hairstyles for windy days
- Summer wedding makeup looks
- Summer hair color trends
- Minimalist touchup kit for hot days
- Best waterproof eyebrow products
- Best cooling skincare masks for hot days
- How to choose makeup products for tanned skin
- Summer nail designs
- Cute seasonal nail colors
- A guide to summer beauty trends that come back every year
- Makeup looks that won’t melt during a scorcher
Summer Blog Post Ideas for Fashion Bloggers
Inspire your readers and followers with fun fashion advice for beautiful sunny days.
- Best outfits for hot days and nights
- Favorite summer Amazon finds
- Do a try of one of your favorite brands’ summer collection
- Comfortable sandals that won’t melt during a scorcher
- Cute jewelry picks that won’t burn your skin when heated
- Versatile pieces that you can wear from July to December
- Top swimsuit picks that won’t leave awful tan lines
- Share a list post of beautiful beach coverups
- Share your favorite summer high-end look a likes
- Best beach bags for fashionistas
- How to style summer scarves
- Adorable hair accessories for a hot day
- 10 sun hats all fashionistas need to have
- Adorable summer dresses to beat the heart
- Best sales to check out from June to August
- Amazon fashion picks for Prime Day
- Ethical fashion ideas for summer
- 10 Versatile jackets for changing temperatures
- Layered outfits that are perfect from 70 to 90 degrees
- What to wear to a casual summer BBQ/wedding/etc.
Summer Food Blog Ideas
There are certain foods and drinks that are just perfect for a hot day!
Use these summer blog post ideas to find food topics that’ll generate clicks to your blog all season long.
- Create a roundup post about summer salads
- Share tips for barbecuing your favorite meats
- Create a list of summer wine pairings
- Share a list of fun seasonal kids meal ideas
- Share a recipe for a delicious mason jar salad
- A roundup of seasonal dinner ideas
- Picnic ideas that are perfect from June to August
- Yummy desserts that are perfect for hot weather
- Light meals for scorching hot days
- Cold meal ideas
- A round-up of foods you need to make on the BBQ this summer
- Easy seasonally appropriate food ideas for parties
- Summertime charcuterie boards
- 10 lemonade recipes everyone needs to try
- Pasta recipes for hot days
- Lettuce wrapped meal ideas
- 10 Fun fruit salads
- Fun popsicle or frozen treats
- Mason jar cocktail/mocktails
- Make-ahead meals that are great for hot days
- No-bake seasonal desserts
- A collection of summer cookout recipes
- 10 ways to incorporate zoodles into your seasonal meals
- Delicious BBQ seafood recipes
- Must-try layered salads
Summer Blog Topics for Parents
Offer parenting advice plus fun ways for parents to keep the kids busy all summer long.
- Share summer-themed sensory table ideas
- Fun age-appropriate outdoor activities for kids
- Best indoor activities for kids when the weather is too hot
- Favorite parks to take kids in your area
- Best water parks for kids in your area
- Dollar store summer activities for kids
- How to keep kids entertained over the summer while you work from home
- Cute (and safe) fans for kids’ rooms
- How to care for scrapes, bruises, and other outdoor boo-boos
- Sun-safety for kids
- Best sunscreens for kids (and babies)
- Create a seasonal wish list printable for kids to fill out
- Create a printable family calendar with things to do
- A guide to traveling with kids this season
- Create a seasonal activity that’s fun and educational for kids
- Pool safety tips for kids and parents
- Fun day trip ideas that both parents and kids will love
- Free things for families to do in your area
- Fun finger foods the whole family will enjoy
- A guide to teaching your child to roller skate/ride a bike/scooter
Fun summer activities kids and parents will both enjoy:
- 52 Flags of Europe Coloring Pages (Perfect for Ages 3+)
- 52 Fun Alphabet Coloring Pages for Toddlers + Preschoolers
Blog Post Ideas for New Summer Moms
Are you due between June to August? Have you had a new baby this year?
There are plenty of moms who want your advice about keeping their infants safe and happy this summer.
Consider the following ideas:
- Delicious teething pops to help your baby beat the heat
- How to safely keep a newborn’s room cool
- How to dress a baby for the heat
- Safety tips for taking your baby to the beach
- Must-have items for your baby beach bag
- First foods for baby’s trying solids this summer
- Essentials for keeping your baby safe from the sun
- New mama summer outfit ideas
- Hot weather-specific hospital bag checklist
- Things to do with a new baby over the summer
- Seasonal pregnancy announcement ideas
- Seasonal gender reveal party ideas
- Gift guide for moms who are pregnant over the summer
- Cute maternity clothes that are perfect for hot days
- Pregnancy safe beauty products with SPF
- Cute outfit ideas for babies to wear in hot weather
- Best mommy and me matching outfits for hot weather
- How to keep older siblings entertained while you’re home with baby during the heat
- Seasonal baby-proofing tips
- Seasonal car seat safety tips
Summer Fitness Blog Post Ideas
Show your readers and followers that you can beat the heat with amazing tips and workouts just for summer.
- Best fans for hot indoor gyms
- A guide to outdoor workouts
- Recommend comfortable workout clothes for hot weather
- How to stay hydrated while working out on hot days
- How to eat healthy without depriving yourself this summer
- Tips for healthy eating on keto/vegan/gluten-free etc. diets this season
- Scenic places to workout this summer
- 10 local hiking trails to check out in your area
- Seasonal running/cycling/swimming tips
- Family-friendly outdoor workout ideas (stroller running, walks, swimming activities, etc.)
- Best gear for outdoor workouts
- How to stay safe when exercising outdoors
- Host a June/July/August fitness challenge for your followers
- How to keep your fitness motivation high when you’re taking it easy
- Tips for working out while you’re traveling
- Tips for working out when your kids are home for summer vacation
- A guide to hotels that feature great fitness equipment
- Best parks/beaches to host a group fitness class
- Create a couples’ outdoor fitness routine
- Create a fun outdoor kids’ workout that parents will enjoy too!
Social Media Ideas for Summer
Beautiful weather doesn’t have to mean crickets chirping on your Instagram or Pinterest profiles – you just have to create the right content!
And that content NEEDS to be posted at the right time.
Consider the following Instagram post ideas for summer:
- Create a reel or carousel post of beautiful places to take photos this summer
- Share a day in the life reel about how you spent your day off
- Post a flat lay photo of what’s in your beach bag
- Share a photo of your backyard or patio garden
- Create a reel for a fun in the sun drink/cocktail/mocktail recipe
- Share your favorite summer products/items from your business
- Feature a local business with a fun seasonal menu/product line
- Feature an influencer with great tips for enjoying the outdoors
- Share one of your favorite dishes to beat the heat
- Share a beautiful photo from a a place your travelled to this sumer
Here are a few more Instagram photo ideas you can take at home this summer.
Summer Holiday Blog Post Ideas
Search engines like Google and Pinterest tend to see increased searches for holiday-specific content before and during corresponding seasons.
Create content around the following celebrated holidays from June to September.
For instance, Independence Day (July 4th), Canada Day, and Labor Day are popular holidays celebrated in the United States and Canada that generate a ton of searches.
Here are a few popular holiday-themed searches that get a ton of views on Pinterest:
- hosting a BBQ
- party ideas
- themed recipe ideas
- matching family outfits
- tips for hosting a party
- DIY decorations
- themed crafts for kids
- nail designs
- charcuterie boards
- engagement/pregnancy announcement
More Seasonal Blog Post Ideas
Check out the following topics for more seasonal content you can write for traffic:
- 131 Fangtastic Halloween Blog Post Ideas
- 125 Festive Christmas Blog Post Ideas
- 114 Valentine’s Day Blog Post Ideas You’ll Fall in Love With
Writing seasonal content is a brilliant way to keep your website traffic up all year long.
So, be sure to incorporate these summer blog post ideas as well as a few topics that are fall, winter, and spring specific.
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Wishing you a fabulous summer, friends!
Blessed mama of two beautiful little girls. I’m a full-time blogger and social media content creator who teaches moms and boss babes how to start an online business. Follow me on social for clever ideas to make money using the platforms you already love!
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- 20 Christmas Instagram Story Templates to Get into the Holiday Spirit
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