As if you couldn't tell by the warmer (okay, hotter) temperatures, summer has officially arrived in the South.
Weather aside, the season is a time of longer days, weekend getaways and all-around fun with family and friends.
Make the most of the hot 90-plus days with a cool bucket list that'll help you have a memorable summer.
Take in a minor league baseball game with the Biloxi Shuckers in Biloxi, Mississippi, Montgomery Biscuits in Montgomery, Alabama or Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp in Jacksonville, Florida.
3...2...1...Take an unforgettable journey in space while still on the ground when visiting NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, INFINITY Science Center at Stennis Space Center in Pearlington, Mississippi, U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, and Kennedy Space Center in central Florida.