As summertime wanes, families everywhere are searching for last minute ways to end the season on a high note. There’s no reason to skimp on quality time and adventure just because you’re short on time; below are a few ways to squeeze every bit of relaxation and enjoyment out of your summer (and save while doing so):

Host a picnic

Whether in a grassy pasture, on an urban rooftop, or at the beach, a picnic is the perfect way to unwind while spending time with those you love. Stock up on your family’s favorite snacks at your favorite grocery store to earn Grocery Rewards and save at the pump. Make this your best picnic yet!

Adventure in a state park

Millions of Americans go to national parks every year, but many people miss what’s in their own backyard: state parks! Summertime is a wonderful time to check out a local state park. With activities such as swimming, boating, fishing, hiking, birdwatching or geocaching, the possibilities for fun are endless.

Visit a historical site

Just because children are out of school for the summer, doesn’t mean the learning has to end! Get kids in gear for the school year by taking them to art, history and specialty museums, science centers, aquariums, botanic gardens or nature centers to enrich everyone’s summer.

Take a trip to a popular swimming hole

In many parts of the United States, temperatures heighten in July and August. Stay cool by finding a unique swimming hole and taking a day trip to check it out!  Book your travel through the Fuel Rewards program and rack up fuel savings. Stack your rewards with the 5¢/gal* you’ll receive for having Instant Gold Status to save even more at the pump. For more information, visit www.fuelrewards.com/gold.

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Fuel Rewards programStation Locator and Route PlannerShell Fuels

*Restrictions Apply. Offer subject to active Gold Status. Introductory offer valid for 6 months after activation. Limit up to 20 gallons, per purchase, per vehicle at participating Shell Stations. See fuelrewards.com/gold for full details.

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