2. City Park, New Orleans
City Park is home to the world’s largest collection of oak trees, with some well over 600 years old! The massive park is home to gardens, WPA-era sculptures, an 18 hole golf course, the New Orleans Museum of Art, a stadium, and a century-0ld carousel. The park suffered considerable damage from Hurricane Katrina, but is currently being returned to its former glory.
Related: 7 Incredible Hikes (Slideshow)