Whether it’s because we love heading there to ski or just because they have a reputation for brutal winters, there are some cities across the US that are difficult to even picture without snow on the ground. But it turns out that some of these winter cities have truly amazing summers that don't get as much attention. When a place has to be buttoned up (literally) for so much of the year, the residents tend to really revel in the warmer months, leading to some of the most spectacular summers you can find anywhere. Between the great weather and nonstop festivals and things to do, summers up north are a great time of year for residents and visitors alike.
Here are six cities that may be famous for their grueling winters, but deserve a lot more credit for their summer months.