With temperatures already soaring into the 90’s and suffocating humidity, summer weather is officially here. While most seek out the nearest air-conditioner or fan, others use more adventurous approaches to catch a breeze. We’ve checked around and found some great ways to cool down in Montgomery County this summer. Below are just a few ideas for staying cool while having fun. For the comfort of our readers, we encourage all to share their recommendations of ways to beat the heat in MontCo!
1. Boating At Green Lane Park – Located in the northern most part of the county, picturesque Green Lane Park features 870 acres of water. Rental shops on the lake provide visitors with the choice to rent canoes, kayaks, paddleboats, rowboats and sailboats. Aside from the lakes, hiking trails and cooking grills around the 3,400 park offer enough to keep park-goers busy all day.2. Ride the Wind With a Hang Glider – What better way to see the county’s landscape than by taking a hang gliding tour. With a cool breeze on your face, one can relax and take in the scenery from a bird’s eye view. A number of local companies offer instruction to those looking for a day of recreation or for individuals interested in becoming certified.
3. Bike the Perkiomen Trail – Biking may be one of the most convenient and enjoyable ways to get fresh air while exercising. However, navigating through traffic on your local streets can turn a bike ride into more of a hassle than it’s worth. Fortunately, the Perkiomen Trail in Montgomery County offers 20 miles of unobstructed riding.