The Best Backyard Games For Adults: Unwind and Distress!

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Best Backyard Games For Adults:

If you’re suffering from a long work week or missing all the usual methods to unwind with all the quarantine sanctions in place, you might find yourself a little bummed-out. However, you’re in luck, as today we talk the best backyard games for adults.

Thankfully, there are plenty of fun backyard games for adults to play. Moreover, ones that can help wash the stress away from a long work week.

Here are some of the best games you can play with family and friends in your backyard, forgetting about anything else on your mind.

I. Corn-hole

best backyard games for adults

Corn-hole is a great backyard game, that is both fun and challenging. To play this game, you need at least two, and up to four players. These players will form two teams. Each team will take turns throwing bags, most commonly filled with corn. Hence the name, towards a rectangular board with a hole cut near the top.

The idea is to try to get your corn-hole bag into the hole. At the very least, you’ll want to place it on-top the board, to score points. This is a fun and competitive way to release stress and have a little backyard fun.

II. Bocce Ball

bocce ball for adults

Bocce ball is another great backyard game that is fun to play. You can even set up this game with an oddly-shaped or small backyard. One of the great things about this game is, while there is a dedicated court for professionals, for backyard enthusiasts, you can play this game just about anywhere.

Bocce ball’s overall objective is to try to toss your bocce balls and get them as close to the pallino as you can.

III. Horseshoes

horse shoe games for adults

A classic for sure! Horseshoes is another fun backyard game that you can enjoy, and great to play with friends. This is another team-based game. The idea is to toss your horseshoes as close as you can to the stake at the other end of the playing field.

In order to get points, you’ll either need to wrap the horseshoe around the stake or have the Horseshoe come to rest while touching the stake in any way.

IV. Backyard Bowling

backyard bowling game

A clever way to reuse bottles that you may accumulate in your household, is to play backyard bowling. Now, you don’t have to actually use recycled bottles. on the contrary, you can find versions of this game that come in a complete kit, on places like Amazon.

If you prefer to go the DIY route and use recycled bottles, as a ball, you can use something a soccer ball, basketball, or for even more challenge a tennis ball.

V. Backyard Jenga

backyard jenga for adults

Finally, if you’re looking for a fun game that you can play by yourself outside, then backyard Jenga might just be the answer you’re looking for. While numerous players can also participate, it is also possible to play just by yourself. Backyard Jenga is essentially the same as traditional Jenga, except it’s typically much larger in scale. This popular game definitely belongs on any list of fun backyard games for adults.

Related Article: Backyard Water Fun Without a Pool!

Final Thoughts!

Let’s not over complicate how to have some serious fun at home. These classic games are easy and fun to learn, but challenging sometimes to execute, which adds to the excitement and competitiveness of them.

Thanks for stopping in and be sure to share some of the best backyard games for adults you have played, or want to play, in the comments section of our blog!

Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links. If you use them to purchase items, then we may earn a small commission. Hope you find something that you like!
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