7 Fun Ways To Stay Cool On The Russian River

7 Fun Ways To Stay Cool On The Russian River

It is getting hot again and that means that pretty soon the Russian River will begin to come alive with the happy chatter of vacationers! The river has such a huge variety of things to do, places to see, beautiful art to enjoy, and of course delicious food to eat, but how do you stay cool on those smoldering hot days? Check out these 7 fun ways to stay cool on the Russian River!

1. Go For A Paddle Boat Ride And Dive On In...

Photo Courtesy of Kelsy Chauvin at CNTraveler.com
Photo Courtesy of Kelsy Chauvin at CNTraveler.com

Johnson's beach is a local legend! Ever since the Native American's made their summer trips on the Russian River, Johnson's beach has been a landing spot for tourists and locals. If you are hot this summer one of the fun ways to stay cool on the Russian River is to head on over to Johnson's beach with a friend and rent a paddle boat and head on up the river. If it gets too hot you can dive in to cool off before heading back!

2. Have An Ice Cream And Pie Shake

Photo Courtesy of Guerneville Bank Club
Photo Courtesy of Guerneville Bank Club

Guerneville Bank Club is one of the fun ways to stay cool on the Russian River because they have ice cream! Specifically they have Nimble and Finns ice cream and they have home made pie and if you choose a piece of pie and a scoop of ice cream they will blend it into one of the most delicious shakes you have ever had in your life...sinfully delicious and it will cool you right down!

3. Take Out A Canoe 

Burke's Canoe Trips
Photo Courtesy Of Burke's Canoe Trips

Burke's Canoe Trips is another one of the fun ways to stay cool on the Russian River. They offer a packing list for you and/or your children that will help make sure you are prepared for the trip. All you have to do is head over and they will make it an experience you will never forget. It is tons of fun and will keep you nice and cool on those boiling hot days!

4. Get A Healthy Green Smoothie

Photo Courtesy of Blended Choice
Photo Courtesy of Blended Choice

When it is hot eating a really heavy meal can make you feel lethargic and like you don't want to do anything fun at all! One of the best ways to stay cool on the Russian River is to go to Blended Choice and get a healthy green smoothie that will fill you up without weighing you down...and they are delicious and iced! If you are not the kind of person that likes veggies in their smoothie go for an all fruit smoothie and enjoy!

5. See A Movie And Soak Up The AC

Photo Courtesy of Rio Theater & Cafe
Photo Courtesy of Rio Theater & Cafe

Another fun way to stay cool on the Russian River is to go to Monte Rio to the Rio Theater and relax into a soft padded seat and soak up the AC as you watch one of their flicks! The movies are good, the food is good, and the AC will feel amazing on a hot day! The Rio theater tickets are very inexpensive which makes it not only a fun but also an affordable way to stay cool on the Russian River.

6. Devour A Delicious Milk Shake

 

Photo Courtesy of Flavors Unlimited Photo Courtesy of Flavors Unlimited

 

If you cross the street from Safeway to the other side you will be at Flavors Unlimited which has some of the most delicious milk shakes and scoops of ice cream, as well as great service and more substantial food in case you are not in the mood for anything sweet! This is a great place to go on your way to or from the river and is a wonderful way to stay cool on the Russian River!

7. Refreshing Swim In The Pool

Rio Nido Roadhouse Pool

If you are looking for a quick fix...as in no way am I waiting in this heat one more second...then get on over to the Rio Nido Roadhouse and jump in the pool! As soon as you begin to cool down hop out and grab a drink and let the refreshing beverage cool your insides down before you jump back in! This is one of the best ways to stay cool on the Russian River because it is fun, easy, and instant relief!