It’s the middle of the summer and you’re likely looking for a relaxing spot to take in some scenery and enjoy the outdoors.
Sure, every town and city has a park or two with a playground and a shady place to rest under an old tree.
But if you’re looking to step up your game on a sunny afternoon and find something the whole family can enjoy, you can’t beat these historic city parks where there’s much more than meets the eye.
Many of America’s famous city parks were designed long ago before massive development brought traffic and congestion to the area. But these iconic spots have been preserved and updated over the years to provide an oasis in the midst of chaos for residents.