Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

29 Reasons This Summer Is Going To Be Epic

  1. Begin Slideshow
    SummerChecklist_opener

    245

    SHARES

    12 comments
    See All Slides

    Somewhere down the road, the steamy season got a rep for being lazy and hazy — which is not really a bad thing — but this time around, summer is going to be so much more. And up ahead, we've got 29 reasons to prove it.

    We've created the ultimate checklist of what to buy, what to do, and what to absolutely not miss before fall creeps in once again. Sure, we can't promise summer '13 will bring you perfect weather or a dreamy fling, but this list is filled with guaranteed hits. Read on, and then get to checkin'.

    Illustrated by

    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS

New York

How To Drink Like An Adult

Adult life is full of things we are never taught how to do. At least with some of it — filing taxes, buying a house, losing those last 10 pounds — there are a few courses you can take. But, when it comes to the drinking life, we are left to good old trial and error. And, a lot of it ends up in the latter. Many are read