With temperatures slowly creeping up (not like the 90ºF it was in February!) the pool covers are coming off and the sunblock is being uncapped.
But if there's not a pool in your backyard, where do you go to take a refreshing dip? Do you make the trek to Rhode Island or Cape Cod to plop yourself down on an ocean beach? Or do you stick closer to home to enjoy a local swimming hole or park?
Close to home, where's the best place to head when it's hot? We'll offer these options:
Vote in the poll below or if you don't see your spot of choice, please add it in the comment section and within 24 hours we'll include it in the poll.
The poll closes Friday at 9 a.m., and we'll announce the winner on Saturday.
Readers' Choice is all about you — your ideas, your feedback and your voice — so we hope you will chime in and post your reviews of local hot spots.