Summer is officially here and if today's weather is any indication of the season to come, you may want to throw a few more ice trays in the freezer now.
Temperatures are expected to hit the low 90s today, with sunny skies all day long. At exactly 7:08 p.m., the sun will be at its farthest point north in the sky, directly above the Tropic of Cancer, and we in Plymouth and Canton will celebrate the summer solstice, or first day of summer.
Being that this is also the longest day of the year, here are five ways you and your family can make the most of your extra minutes in and around Plymouth and Canton.
Cool Down with Ice Cream
Fortunately for our taste buds and unfortunately for our waistlines, Plymouth and Canton are home to several ice cream and frozen yogurt shops. Here are just a few:
Visit your favorite spot and be sure to when you get home.
Enjoy the Splash Pad
is home to a and Flodin Park in Canton has a of its own.
Spend a Day in the Park
Plymouth and Canton have plenty of amenities for warm-weather days. Why not dine outdoors in downtown Plymouth and spend some quality family time afterwards in ? In Canton, you can walk the grounds of and enjoy the stunning beauty of its ponds and spacious grounds.
Take a Segway Tour
in Plymouth offers Segway rentals in downtown Plymouth. Take a tour, traversing beautiful downtown Plymouth while giving your legs a rest and sparing the environment from additional carbon emissions.
Take a Bike Ride
It's a beautiful day for a family bike ride. Hop on the I-275 Metro Trail, which has stops in Plymouth and Canton, to enjoy scenic sights and getting some great exercise. You can see a trail map on the trail's website. Don't have a bike? Stop by a sporting goods store such as the in Plymouth to check the selection.