New York City, United States of America
Central Park covers an amazing 130 acres of beautiful woodlands. It has 250 acres of groomed lawns, 150 acres of lakes, 26 ball fields, 21 playgrounds, a zoo, a skating rink, 36 bridges, visitor centers and 9,000 benches for you to choose your favorite one. Highlights include the beautiful flower beds in the spring and summer, the tribute to John Lennon called Strawberry Fields, horse and carriage rides, and rowboat rentals from The Boathouse restaurant situated on a picturesque lake. You can dine there or bring a picnic to enjoy in the many groomed fields. In the summer, Central Park offers a variety of free shows. Check local newspapers for events. Take a blanket and enjoy anything from shows to symphonies to world class opera.