There is no right way to do picnics, and it really depends on the preferences of those involved. However, there are a few guaranteed tips and tricks you can use while preparing for your next picnic to ensure it is the best experience possible.
One of the most important decisions while planning a picnic is the location. Naturally, everyone wants a scenic location or some sort of interesting view. You have to keep in mind other factors, though. Right next to a pond may seem like a good idea, but it's not as fun when hungry ducks crowd your picnic blanket for a bite of your sandwich.
Packing the actual food is also at the top of the importance list. It's easy to go overboard with every possible need that may arise, but it's always better though to pack on the lighter side. Try planning the entire meal in advance, down to the sauces you'll want to go along with your meal. It's also easier to pack things that are served cold rather than hot unless you're certain you'll have access to a grill. Plus, it's always nice to have a delicious cold drink outside, like one of these cold brew recipes.
Don't forget to check the weather beforehand too, no one likes to be rained on in the middle of a picnic!