Warm weather and long stretches of daylight beckon adventurers and vacationers alike to the open road. For Jonathan Shipley, it’s the perfect time to explore the country from coast to coast. Rand McNally’s annual roundup offers a closer look at several of America’s best small towns. Or simply stay home with a rasberry-theme alfresco gathering. Whether you’re home or on the road, be sure to enjoy the delights of the season.