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Sunset Watching in Athens

When you live in scenic Appalachian Ohio, you live in a place with amazing sunsets. If you are living in an apartment in Athens Ohio, you should be sure to enjoy the colorful evenings. And the longest days of the year are in June. This gives you plenty of evening hours with great weather to enjoy the sunset. 

The longest day of the year this year is Tuesday, June 21. This day is also known as the Summer Solstice. On June 21, the sunset will take place around 9 p.m. The sun will rise that day around 6 a.m. And in the weeks before and after June 21, the days will also be long.

The weather should be very nice, so get outside of your apartment and enjoy the evening. Here are a few places you may want to go:

Strouds Run State Park – Located just outside of Athens, the park is a fun place to spend an evening. You can enjoy the sun setting over Dow Lake. During the evening, you can relax on the beach or take a boat out on the water. You can also enjoy time with friends at a shelter house or on a hike.

Additional parks – You have several amazing parks close to your apartments or house for rent in Athens Ohio. Burr Oak State Park, Lake Snowden and Sells Park are all very nice and very close. Each would be a fun place to enjoy the scenery and a colorful sunset.

Enjoy Live Music, Time With Friends and Even Fireflies

Uptown Athens – While enjoying live music, time with friends and local businesses, enjoy the summer evenings, too. The summer months allow alcohol outdoors in certain places in Uptown Athens. The locations are all near the Uptown Athens apartments, too. You can read more about it at this website.

Eclipse Country Store in The Plains – This historic spot along in The Plains is fun to visit at any time of the year. The store has great indoor and outdoor seating and event space. And on June 18, 2022, the store will host a special outdoor event to enjoy the sunset. Fireflies and Lighting Bugs is a special event to enjoy the amazing flying lights and the summer evening.

The Ohio River – It’s a short drive to Pomeroy, Ohio. The city is built along the river and has parks, restaurants and live music along the river. Other Ohio River cities such as Marietta, Belpre, Parkersburg and Gallipolis are also nearby.

Outside your home – Enjoy the sunset on your porch, on your deck or in your yard. You are going to see a lot of evenings with spectacular sunsets. The evenings are cool, it’s a great time to gather with friends, or you can just relax by yourself.

We hope you enjoy this wonderful time of year in this amazing city.

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