The Summer Solstice arrives at 6:51 a.m. EDT, making Saturday, June 21, the longest day of the year as the Earth makes its annual trip around the Sun.
Solstice comes from the Latin words “sol” and “sistere,” and it literally means “sun stands still.”
Space.com offers a lot of scientific geek talk about what that all means in terms of orbital tilts, and how the Sun appears to stand still before its position reverses direction.
But for most of us, it just means that summer is here and it’s time to play.
That brings us to the question:
Where are the best summertime play spots in Michigan?