Graduations are happening, the grass is growing and little league baseball is starting up. It all leads up to the fact that summer is coming and will be here soon (June 20 to be exact). For many people, it's the same old thing of golfing, boating and swimming at the local courses, waterways and pools. So why not make this summer a summer you take some day trips and explore places within 3 or 4 hours of the Hannibal-Quincy area?

With that in mind, here is a day trip list of places to visit this summer: