What do US residents do in their spare time? Of course, everything depends on personal preferences, but there are some general trends. According to sociological surveys, Americans like to play sports in their spare time. And most prefer to do it in the company of like-minded people. Gathering with friends, for example, on a barbecue party is another American tradition. There are also popular different music festivals, dancing and unusual competitions. And of course, many people spend their spare time near the computer!