Food·Posted on Jun 6, 201360 Things You Absolutely Have To Do This SummerOne for every "official" day of the season. Brought to you with unabashed bias by the BuzzFeed food editor.by Emily FleischakerBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Sip an umbrella drink by the pool. pinterest.com 2. Make an ice cream sandwich out of a waffle. passthesushi.com Here are 21 other ice cream sandwiches you should also consider. 3. Take a mini road trip just to eat something amazing. Roadfood is the best guide to road trip food — hands down. Now a website, the guide was originally a book that came out in 1977 when the writers Jane and Michael Stern started documenting American regional food. Then it turned into a magazine column in Gourmet, and several more books, and now it's a huge online database of regional meals along highways, in small towns and in city neighborhoods. All that is to say, pick one meal (or a bunch?) near you, and make it a summer goal to get there. Pictured above from top left, clockwise: ice cream at Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor in La Mars, Iowa; buffalo chicken wings at Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York; a platter from Ted's Hot Dogs in Tonawanda, New York; a beef taco at El Charro in Tuscon, Arizona. 4. Make ice cream from scratch. novicehousewife.com 5. Throw a party with a DIY Hot Dog Bar. bonappetit.com Or get yourself invited to one? Awesome topping bar ideas over here from Bon Appetit. Here are some other great ones from Taste of Home. 6. Go berry picking. cannellevanille.com 7. Have a bowl of cold soup on a hot day. foodandwine.com Get the recipe for Chilled Peach Soup with Fresh Goat Cheese. 8. Make Banana Nutella S'mores foodandwine.com Instructions here. 9. Grill a cocktail. Get the recipes for five cocktails made with grilled ingredients on Bon Appetit. 10. Eat blueberry pie. Emily Fleischaker 11. Snack on the beach. marthastewart.com pinterest.com 12. Drink something out of a coconut. bonappetit.com Recipe here. 13. And also out of a pineapple. crepesofwrath.net 14. Grill a steak. seriouseats.com Get the recipe. More tips on grilling steaks here. 15. Freeze something fun into your ice cubes. marthastewart.com pinterest.com 16. Eat watermelon ON A STICK. tidymom.net 17. Go on a picnic. sweetpaulmag-digital.com 18. Eat tomatoes when they are in season and taste like dreams coming true. marthastewart.com 19. Eat them for breakfast too. fforfood.blogspot.com Recipe here. 20. Start an herb garden — even if you don't have outdoor space. sweetpaulmag-digital.com sweetpaulmag-digital.com 21. Eat a boozy fresh fruit salad. marthastewart.com 22. Eat Maryland blue crabs. tideandthyme.com 23. Make cold-brew coffee. bonappetit.com Here's how. 24. Or, if you'd like to live forever, give up coffee for iced matcha tea. edenfoods.com Learn how to make it here. 25. Eat Dippin' Dots. shockmansion.com BTW, there's a machine for that now. amazon.com 26. Grill peaches. loveandlemons.com 27. Actually, grill all the fruit. foodandwine.com 28. Make a classic mint julep. bonappetit.com The ice is the most important part. Here's how to crush it. Recipe here. 29. Eat an unreasonable amount of guacamole. buzzfeed.com 30. Eat Mexican street corn. bionicbites.com 31. Hang out around a fire and drink whiskey. Flickr: stevenleonti 32. Preferably out of a flask. homewetbar.com Here are 37 flasks that are awesome. 33. Eat cherries while they're in season. photoartsmonthly.com 34. Eat a lobster roll. Flickr: ritechus 35. Eat a corn dog. thelungos.blogspot.com 36. Drink Pimm's Cups as often as possible. Flickr: wombattree Recipe here. 37. Kick it on a sick lawn chair. hammacher.com (Even better if your version of a "sick lawn chair" looks like this.) 38. Make some weird Jell-O shots. buzzfeed.com 39. Grill beer-can chicken. foodrepublic.com Here's how. 40. Drink rosé. marthastewartweddings.com 41. Have an early dinner party outside, and sit around talking past when it gets dark. marthastewart.com 42. Make pesto out of summer corn. bellasbistro.wordpress.com This recipe for Tagliatelle with Fresh Corn Summer Pesto — created by Ian Knauer — might be the best part of your summer. 43. Dip popsicles in Prosecco. conradnewyork.com 44. Go camping. simplebites.net Here are 41 Camping Hacks That Are Pure Genius. 45. Eat melon and prosciutto. drizzleanddip.com 46. Fall asleep in a hammock. shutterstock.com Cat shows how it's done. 47. Stuff your face on the Fourth of July. krissys-creations.com Recipe here. 48. Eat as many regional BBQ styles as possible. seriouseats.com Here's a guide to regional BBQ styles from Serious Eats. 49. Do some day drinking — even when you have to hide it. View this video on YouTube 50. Grill kale for a salad. bonappetit.com Grilled Kale Salad with Ricotta and Plums 51. Drink frozen hot chocolate. tastykitchen.com Recipe here. 52. Make this incredible black rice salad. bonappetit.com It is so good. Here is the recipe. 53. Eat Mister Softee as often as possible. blondieandbrownie.com 54. Use this trick to cool down a drink more quickly. buzzfeed.com 55. Make a punch bowl out of a watermelon. r-3-c-k-l-e-s-s.tumblr.com 56. Go fishing. pinterest.com 57. Make popsicles. dessertsforbreakfast.com Get this recipe here. See 33 Super-Cool Popsicles to Make This Summer. 58. DIY a floating bar. vt247.net 59. Get a margarita manicure. dailymakeover.com 60. Read and relax. fromtherightbank.com More amazing rooftops over here.