Chennai though popular for lot of history and culture has fun things to do
Spend three hours from morning 6am to 9am watching sunrise in the beach, and play games, for after 9am it is hot. Try scuba diving in covelong beach which is 2 hours ahead of Mahabalipuram All malls of chennai have Game Center’s which are must to try
Visiting Connemara library, Higginbothams and Arignar Anna library gives you lot of insights on old books
Spending half day in the evening at Vivekananda illam where light and sound show are organised. This building is opposite to the beach.
You should shop at Ranganathan street, Mada street after 8pm for crowd is less and weather is ok even during summers. Spend a day at Dakshinachitra to know lot about culture, insights of history and pottery making. Parasailing is organised at Covelong beach , where you can enroll for a day surfing. Last do a food walk at Adyar, Mylapore, TNagar, Egmore area where you get to eat atho, kothu parotta, puttu, paniyaram and Idiyappam and boli. Don’t miss out on kaapi, nimbu paani, sugarcane juice, jigarthanda and coconut water. Evenings are ideal time to do the food trail.