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The Coolest Streaming Picks in the Heat of Summer

Summer is here, which means it’s time to relax, soak up the sun and fire up the grill. With all that going for it, summer couldn’t get any better.  Unless you keep reading to see our top picks for the perfect summer playlist, improving your grilling game,  the most fantastic summer flicks and finding new ways to stay fit.      

Tune into summer 

Nothing complements a summer day like the perfect playlist.  Here are a few of our classic favorites you can stream when you’re chilling by the pool or out on the lake:

Although these are a good start, it’ll be up to you to keep the tunes flowing by adding your favorite summer jams to the playlist. Where to start? Some fantastic music streaming apps include Spotify, Pandora, Apple Music, and YouTube Music!

Upgrade Your Grill Game

Have you ever wanted to wow your friends with the perfect Smashburger or a slow-smoked brisket? Make this summer legendary by taking your grilling game to the next level. Step one is streaming videos from grilling experts like Steven Raichlen. Step two is firing up the smart grill or smoker and showing off your grill skills to your friends and family. 

We’d also suggest asking our very own Brad Emerson for his takes on grilling excellence. 

Classic Summer Blockbusters

Summer is great, but sometimes we need a break from heat. If you’re looking to cool off inside for a while, keep the summer fun going by streaming summer classic hits like:

  • “Jaws”
  • “Top Gun”
  • “Dirty Dancing”
  • “National Lampoon’s Vacation”
  • “Grease”
  • “Point Break”

If those don’t pique your interest, there’s plenty of other great content to stream while you’re chilling out.  Check out streaming platforms like Netflix, Hulu, Peacock or Disney+ to find the summer blockbuster perfect for you and your family.

Need streaming help

Another great idea: Wait til the sun goes down and plan a family night streaming your favorite summer movie outside under the stars. Whether on an outdoor TV or projector and screen, enjoy cozying up and watching a feel-good comedy, adventure film or spine-tingling thriller.  It’s sure to be a hit!

Stay Active Despite the Heat

Scorching temperatures don’t have to keep you inside. For workout inspiration, stop by the Clear Lake Athletic & Wellness and Fitness Center. Ask Tiffany Townsend, Makean Bang, or Matt Downing for tips. They have plenty of great ideas for workouts. 

Want something low-key? You can join the CL Tel crew walking around the downtown areas throughout the day. Look for the blue shirts, wave or say hi and join us for a few steps. 

Make it a Saturday routine and enjoy Yoga by the Lake. This is a popular class because of its location by the seawall. 

Or make it an early morning at Central Gardens. The gates open at dawn, allowing you to walk through the lush greenery, listen to birds sing and enjoy cool morning temps before most people start their day. 

Explore the World from your Couch 

Summer might have you dreaming of far-off destinations. But if you’re not able to pack your bags, these streaming shows can make you feel like a globetrotter this summer:

  • “Rick Steve’s Europe”
  • Searching For Italy”
  • “Conan O’Brien Must Go”

Grab your favorite snack, settle into your comfiest spot and let these travel shows take you away.

And if you enjoy podcasts, here’s what some of our team is listening to:

Need Higher Speeds for your Summer Streaming?

CL Tel is always here to help. We can find the right Internet plan to make all your summer streaming dreams come true. 

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