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Think watermelon and other melons, cucumbers, grapes, celery, zucchini, and more. Here are 27 foods that help beat the heat in the summer.
Water infused with herbs like mint, cilantro, and lemon verbena and fruits and vegetables keep things delicious and interesting. Give these recipes a try.
Did you know most libraries are air conditioned? Stop by, grab a book, and take a break from the heat.
Take a break from the sun and plant some extra trees in your yard to create shade for you, your house, and your furry friends.
Try making summer salads and other items that don’t require appliances like the stove or microwave.
Take advantage of the temperate summer nights by getting out once the sun goes down. See if your town offers free summer movies in the park, like Rochester does.
A great place to lose yourself on a hot day is in the sweet, sweet temperature-controlled environment of your local museum.
Have you looked into what's in your neighborhood? You may be surprised to find you can cool off for free (or nearly free) in public pools or spray parks near you.
Find some shade in nature by exploring your local hiking trails. This site can help you find great parks near you.