Around Stockholm are numerous little islands and there are numerous ferries that criss cross the archipelago. Many Swedish people own little summer cottages around the archipelago but you don;t have to own anything to visit these pretty places. It is glorious in summer. When you are in Stockholm, just head to the ferry terminals, jump on any ferry and head out. The sea is calm, the sun is usually shining though it sometimes rain. Everyone is smiling and happy. Its an incredible place to be in.