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Not to be confused with Loves outdoors.
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Loves the outdoors is a lifestyle trait in The Sims 3. It conflicts with the hates the outdoors trait and is available from birth.

These Sims love spending time outdoors and find a special joy amidst nature that others do not.


  • Sims with this trait are always in a better mood when outside, as they will they receive the 'One with Nature' positive moodlet (+20) when they stay outside for at least 15 minutes. The moodlet will last until they go back indoors.
  • Sims with this trait will perform outdoor skills such as fishing and gardening better than most other Sims.
  • Sims who love the outdoors perform better in the athletic, science and military careers.
  • Sims who love the outdoors have a 10% lower chance of suffering from allergies.[TS3:S]
  • Sims with this trait receive 'Stir Crazy' moodlet faster than other Sims when they remain inside for a long time.
  • Sims who love the outdoors prefer to watch the fishing and gardening channels on the television.
  • Sims with this trait will prefer to eat food outdoors provided a garden table and chair are available.

Unlocked interactions[]

  • "Talk about great outdoors" social interaction is available.
  • Sim can be sent to the public pool, beach or park by clicking on them and choosing the relevant action.

Player notes[]

  • NPCs with this trait are attracted to the following lot assignments: park, beach, and spa.
  • Sims with this trait will prefer to do outdoor activities, including tossing a football, playing in a sprinkler, or playing an instrument outside.

Related skills[]

Possible lifetime wishes[]

  • The Perfect Garden.
  • Presenting the Perfect Private Aquarium.
  • Become a Superstar Athlete.
  • Become an Astronaut.

Related traits[]

Sims that love the outdoors[]

Michael Bachelor, Stiles McGraw, Jack Bunch.

See also: Category:Sims who love the outdoors