If you haven’t noticed, it’s July already. Have you fully embraced the summer season yet? On Boston’s ground level, revelers have their favorite bars and lounges all over the city, so why not stretch out your lungs and imbibe above the lights at one of these rooftop bars.
150 Kneeland St., Boston. 617-426-6397.
Inject the tropics into your night. This roof deck lounge features cabanas, a fountain, and soothing landscaping.
For those sweltering days in the city, sometimes a cold shower just isn’t enough. Close your eyes and imagine your body submerged by a cool, refreshing water with the sun above you. Now, when you open your eyes and still find yourself in the grid of heat that is New York City, don’t despair! Here are the best pools to strip down for within the city limits.
Astoria Park, 19th St at 23rd Ave, Astoria, Queens (718-626-8623)