Get ready to break out your new swimsuit and fire up the barbecue! This week marks the official start of summer with the summer solstice, which is the longest day of the year. Even if you can’t appreciate scorching heat and sweaty seats, these classic shots of summer are sure to put a smile on your face:

Running Water
Water Skiing Elephant
Walt Disney Pool
Jumping Rope On Beach
22 Vintage Photos Of Your Favorite Summer Pastimes
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Next, check out these iconic photos of 1960s Paris.

Lili Sams is the Photo Editor at PBH Network. She is a Texas native taking a bite out of the Big Apple.
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