Beautiful parks | Around the world

Posted by on October 26, 2013

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Impressive parks, which enchant with their beauty, are open to the public in Europe and America. The only thing you need to do is to discover them! If you travel frequently with a backpack on your back or you love relaxing vacation, you certainly have a good chance to enjoy a destination in all its glory. The places that usually excite travelers are the historical monuments, the museums, bars and restaurants. However, there are attractions that are truly undervalued and these are the parks. The serene nature and beauty that parks offer is an idyllic retreat in the middle of a bustling city which invites you to relax.

Vondelpark, Amsterdam

If you are looking for outdoor activities in Amsterdam, there is nothing better than to grab a bottle of wine and snacks and visit the Vondelpark. It is the largest city park where you can enjoy live music and theatrical performances every weekend. This park has lakes, animals and rose gardens away from canals and restaurants.

Vondelpark, Amsterdam

Vondelpark, Amsterdam

Park Güell, Barcelona

It is a park that combines the inspired art, with physical exercise. Located in the Gracia district and is actually a tribute park to the great artist Gaudi. Explore trails, ideal for walking and mild running, enchanted by the beautiful creations of Gaudi, which you will discover in every corner.

Park Guell, Barcelona

Park Guell, Barcelona

The High Line, New York

It is considered the appropriate place for educational activities in nature and art tours. The High Line park was once an old abandoned railway line. Today it has been transformed into an area rich in vegetation, trees, flowers and shrubs, while the old train tracks have been incorporated in the new environment.

The High Line, New york

The High Line, New york

Grant Park, Chicago

This park hosts the Taste of Chicago food festival and the SummerDance festival along with numerous cultural events, such as concerts and exhibitions. The park offers an oasis in the sun reminding us why this town is nicknamed Windy City. The rides are ideal in an environment that helps you unwind from the hectic pace of city life.

Grand Park, Chicago, fountain

Grand Park, Chicago, fountain

Hyde Park, London

Impressive in size, the main entrance to Hyde Park in London has enormous pillars and iron gates leading to three hundred and fifty square meters park, featuring meadows, tennis courts and vast expanses of green. Rent a boat and enjoy a tour in the water, while leading the adjacent gardens of Kensington.

Hyde Park, London

Hyde Park, London

Griffith Park, Los Angeles

Away from the traditional rhythms of Los Angeles, Griffith Park occupies most of the greenery in the city, reaching 4,000 acres. In this vast area you can go horseback riding and swimming, and it is ideal for taking a walk. A short walk away you will find the Caves Bronson, a natural masterpiece, where they filmed dozens of movies and television shows.

Griffith Park, Los Angeles

Griffith Park, Los Angeles

By Nicole P.

Park photos: Sue Yeap, Harlani Salim, Edgaras, John McNally, Hotel Roger de Liuria, Elias Rovielo.

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