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Hobbies: List of Hobby Ideas

Presented in the following article is an extensive, categorized list of hobbies, ideas. This hobbies list is designed in such a way that the suggested hobby ideas would be useful to both, men and women, young and old.

A hobby is something that each and every one of us has and enjoys. For some, collecting postage stamps could be an enjoyable hobby, while for a few, it could be the idea of braving extreme weather conditions and snowboarding down icy mountain slopes. Whatever it may be, a hobby is something that one pursues for pleasure, for enjoyment, for leisure, and for an altogether different degree of happiness and satisfaction. There is a popular saying, which goes, "Lucky are those who have time after work for pursuing their hobby, but luckiest are those for whom work itself is a hobby". On that note, let us have a look at a comprehensive hobbies list and one, which includes a diverse list of hobbies and interests for people of all ages - children, adults, elders, retired citizens, etc.

Generic Hobby Ideas

Generally speaking, there are many different types of hobbies that we get to see around us. We come across women who enjoy knitting as a hobby, and at the same time, we run into the occasional daredevils who engage themselves in some stunt biking as a hobby. Arts and crafts, sports, performing arts, culinary arts, social service, gardening, traveling, collecting souvenirs, etc., are a few things that come to mind when we think of the word 'hobbies'. However, is that it? Surely, there must be a larger, longer and wider list of hobbies, ideas and interests right? Yes, there certainly is. Let us have a look at it in the following sections of this article.

Hobby Ideas For Men

Presented below are different hobbies, ideas for men. Generally, the darker sex tends to prefer high intensity, energy-packed activities as hobbies and interests. Some typically masculine hobbies are as follows:

  • Various types of fishing such as:
    • Bass fishing
    • Cod fishing
    • Trout fishing
    • Sport fishing
    • Ice fishing
    • Fly fishing
  • Hiking
  • Rappelling
  • Rock climbing
  • Billiards
  • Poker
  • Sports betting
  • Casino games
  • Mountain expeditions
  • Bungee jumping
  • Mountain biking
  • Street racing
  • Hunting
  • Skateboarding
  • Motorcycle racing
  • Other extreme sports
  • Internet betting and gambling activities such as:
    • Online gambling
    • Online sports betting
  • Paragliding
  • Snowboarding
  • Skydiving
  • Soccer
  • Hot air balloon rides
  • Hang gliding
  • Parachute jumps
  • Snowmobile racing
  • Body piercing
  • Basketball
  • Racing sports cars
  • American football
  • Golf
  • Baseball
  • Running and jogging
  • Tennis
  • Badminton
  • Snow skiing
  • Ham radios
  • Speed skating
  • Playing video games
  • Weightlifting
  • Bodybuilding

Last but definitely not the least, checking out pretty women! There also exists a select section of men who simply cannot do without the sun, sand and the surf. Here is a list of hobbies for all those water babies:

  • River rafting
  • Diving
  • Jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Powerboat racing
  • Canoeing
  • Kite surfing
  • Sailing
  • Rowing
  • Surfing
  • Scuba diving

However, not all men have a liking for an adrenalin rush. There are quite a few who have a liking for fine arts, history, technology and other similar hobbies as well. You can read more on hobbies for men.



Hobby Ideas For Women


Women have a wider range of likes and interests when it comes to types of hobbies. There are some women who immensely enjoy outdoor activities, sports, etc. Presented below is an outdoor hobbies list
for women:

  • Shopping
  • Event planning and organizing
  • Wedding planning
  • Camping
  • Swimming
  • Figure skating
  • Ice skating
  • Party planning
  • Dog training
  • Fitness and aerobic exercise sessions
  • Horse riding
  • Traveling

At the same time, quite a lot of females have a preference for indoor hobbies and interests such as:

  • Cooking
  • Knitting
  • Jewelry making
  • Making gift baskets
  • Crochet
  • Reiki
  • Different types of painting such as:
    • Oil painting
    • Glass painting
    • Acrylic painting
    • Faux painting
    • Watercolor painting
  • Quilting
  • Writing
  • Interior decorating and designing
  • Home decorating
  • Creating wall art and wall hangings
  • Candle making
  • Learning foreign languages
  • Visiting beauty salons, clinics, and indulging in the following:
    • Spas
    • Manicures
    • Massages
    • Steam saunas
    • Tanning
    • Acupressure
    • Acupuncture
  • New hair accessories, and haircut styles and ideas
  • Designer clothing
  • Fashion clothing
  • Designer handbags and jewelry
  • Latest fashion trends in women's clothing
  • Embroidery
  • Crystal healing
  • Learning tarot card reading
  • Buying antiques and unique collectibles
  • Becoming a collector of Italian art, Chinese art, Celtic art and culture
  • Handcrafted jewelry
  • Setting up a fish tank with aquarium fish
  • Beading
  • Spiritual healing
  • Aromatherapy
  • Cake decorating
  • Handicrafts
  • Cosmetics
  • Flower arrangements
  • Origami
  • Sewing
  • Indoor gardening and other similar activities such as:
    • Growing roses
    • Managing flower gardens
    • Growing bonsai trees
    • Caring for houseplants
    • Growing vegetable gardens
    • Building a rock garden
    • Organic gardening and composting
  • Yoga
  • Coaching
  • Feng shui
  • Pottery
  • Pursuing mosaic, stained glass and pastel art
  • Home based business opportunities
  • Scrap-booking
  • Wood carvings and crafts

You can also read more on hobbies for women as well as hobbies at home.

Hobbies For Kids

When it comes to hobbies for children, there is a variety of options available to choose from. From online hobbies to offline hobbies, indoor hobbies to outdoor hobbies, hobby ideas for kids are a dime a dozen. Here is a list of hobby ideas for young girls and boys:

  • Treasure hunting
  • Stamp collecting
  • Coin collection
  • Sudoku puzzles
  • Playing board games
  • Riddles
  • Reading
  • Paper crafts
  • Martial arts
  • Kite flying
  • Woodworking
  • Drawing
  • Playing PC games
  • Card games
  • Comic books
  • Visiting zoos, wildlife parks and animal safaris
  • Collecting miniatures of cars, planes, historical monuments, etc.
  • Watching famous cartoons and animated films
  • Sleepovers and slumber parties
  • Coloring pages
  • Participating in kids' summer camps
  • Engaging in kids' crafts, kids' art activities and craft books
  • Face painting
  • Kids' cooking
  • Magic and optical illusions
  • Disney vacations
  • Amusement parks and theme parks

You can read more on hobbies for kids.



Hobby Ideas For Adults and Couples

Here is a generic list of hobbies for adults, couples as well as elderly citizens. At the same time, most of the following hobbies are such that they can be pursued by teens and youngsters as well. Here is a list of hobbies, ideas for all the above-mentioned people:

  • Contemporary art
  • Metal art
  • Sand sculpting and sand crafts
  • Spending vacations in new places
  • Handwriting analysis
  • Meditation
  • Astrology
  • Astronomy
  • Studying about the solar system and other related things such as:
    • Comets
    • Meteors
    • Asteroids
    • UFOs
    • Aliens
    • Spaceships
  • Bird watching (in the true sense of the term!)
  • Leather crafts
  • Charity work
  • RV camping
  • Different types of photography such as:
    • Aerial photography
    • Digital photography
    • Portrait photography
    • Fashion photography
    • Nature photography
    • Fine art photography
    • Wildlife photography
    • Underwater photography
    • Landscape photography
    • Wedding photography
    • Astrophotography
    • Black and white photography
    • Glamour photography
    • Sports photography
    • Architectural photography
    • Still life photography
    • Nude photography
    • Infrared photography
    • Wet plate photography
  • Home improvement and landscaping activities such as:
    • Lawn care
    • Patio decorating
    • Designing ponds or water fountains
    • Having a birdhouse
  • Internet based hobbies such as:
    • Blogging
    • Online chatting
    • Social networking
    • Online games
    • Online dating
    • Exploring online forums
    • Listening to online music
    • Instant messaging
    • Online auctions
    • Online trading
    • Internet radio
    • Internet TV
    • Internet shopping
    • Internet home businesses
  • Palmistry and numerology
  • Making clay sculptures
  • Pet adoption
  • Boating
  • Animal breeding
  • Participating in animal rescue and animal welfare drives
  • Starting dog shelters and pet shelters
  • Space exploration
  • Space travel
  • Time travel
  • Different forms of dancing such as:
    • Ballet dancing
    • Ballroom dancing
    • Irish dancing
    • Belly dancing
    • Salsa dancing
    • Hip hop dance
    • Cha-cha
    • Samba
    • Rumba
    • Traditional Jewish dance
    • Break dance
    • Tap dance
    • Mexican hat dance
    • Latin dance
    • Indian dance styles such as Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Kuchipudi, etc.
  • Studying about world history, world culture and heritage, etc.
  • Archeology
  • Human evolution
  • Exploring caves
  • Studying about earthquakes, volcanoes, hurricanes and tsunamis
  • Geography and geology
  • Dinosaurs and fossils
  • Ancient history
  • Roman history
  • American history
  • Greek mythology
  • World War I
  • World War II
  • Other famous wars and war crimes
  • Chess
  • Trekking
  • Studying dream interpretations
  • Scale modeling
  • Studying horoscopes and different zodiac sign characteristics
  • Engaging in music related activities such as:
    • Learning a musical instrument such as a guitar, violin, synthesizer, saxophone, etc.
    • Taking singing lessons
    • Studying about famous musicians and the history of music
    • Listening to different types of music such as:
        • Blues music
        • Indian music
        • Classical music
        • Christian music
        • Country music
        • Rock and Roll
        • Gospel music
        • Rock music
        • Indie music
        • Wedding music
  • Researching on the latest gadgets and gizmos
  • Watching DVD movies
  • Staying fit through exercises and balanced diets

Phew! That was a long, long list of different types of hobbies, wasn't it? In case you still are curious to know more about hobbies and interests, you can read more on:

  • List of hobbies and interests
  • Types of recreation
  • Hobbies for couples
  • Hobbies that make money

This was an overview on hobby ideas and interests. As I sign off, I leave you with a little bit of parting advice. Whatever may be your hobby, try not to look at it as a way of filling your pocket. Let it be a way of achieving inner satisfaction, peace of mind, and of experiencing happiness. That way, you will enjoy it much more and to the fullest.


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