The arrival of the hot and sunny heart of summer means it's time to get out and explore. Hit the water, pedal the day away, or set off through the forest on foot. We've scouted out 60 ways to make the most of the longest and most beautiful days of the year.
The Ohio & Erie Canalway Towpath Trail and three other great places to ride
Whipp's Ledges and three other spots where the words "rock star" take on new meaning
Fairport Harbor and three other places to spend an afternoon on the water
Rocky River Park and three other spots to take in an end-of-day light show
We sought out the wisdom of 71-year-old fisherman King Solomon, who counts Gordon Park and East 55th Street among his favorite places to cast a line.
For the Birds
Cuyahoga Valley National Park resource management division chief Lisa Petit shows us there's still some great music being made at the former Richfield Coliseum site.
Land of Plenty
Lorain County Metro Park's Gary Gerrone takes us out to explore the marshes and swamps where you'll find critters galore.
Want an up-close look at Ohio in its natural state? All you need is a friend, a sunny afternoon and our advice.
Sure, the journey may be the most important part, but having a destination makes everything a lot more fun.