Parks

  • Vancouver Lake Regional Park, Vancouver, WA

    Our World | Vancouver Lake

    Vancouver Lake Regional Park in Vancouver, Washington, is a pleasant place for some family-time outdoors. It is not exactly one of those touristy places; more like a place where the locals like to hang out on a sunny day. Vancouver Lake Regional Park Lying in west of Downtown Vancouver,...
  • A 100, and merrily going around

    The Tilden Park Merry-Go-Round The building that houses the ancient carousel. This carousel, which was made in 1911, has gotten into US’s ‘National Register of Historical Places.’ This post is linked to the meme: An earlier post on this Regional Park – Family Fun at Tilden Park For pictures...
  • A Walk in the Park: Central Park, Santa Clara

    This is Santa Clara’s own Central Park. All of 50 odd acres, this park in California’s Bay Area is a pretty place, which is well landscaped with lawns, water fountains and all. The park’s proximity to several residential areas makes it a good place for a stroll, for little...
  • OurWorld: Alum Rock Park

    Alum Rock Park in San Jose is said to be one of the oldest municipal parks in California. Dating back to the early 1870s, this park still wears some signs of its historical past. The landscaped part of Alum Rock park is an area for a family day out...
  • Now that the spring is in the air…

    Now that the spring is in the air, Vasona Park in Los Gatos – California is a place to visit if you love wild flowers and if you live in or are visiting the San Francisco Bay Area. We picnicked there last spring and had a delightful day. How...
  • San Jose’s ‘Christmas in the Park’

    Christmas isn’t Christmas without gifts, Santa Claus and Yuletide carols. And Christmas in San Jose, California is incomplete without its age-old downtown festivities. Like a lot of other cities San Jose too gets all lit up and decorated to usher in the Christmas spirit but the icing on the...
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