The heart of a historic town filled with outdoor cafés and restaurants for all tastes and budgets.
Sunsets, bike path, science center, train station, beaches, public boathouse, and a
In the middle of town, a mountain enjoyed by hikers, skiers, and picnickers, young and old.
Hiking trails traversing miles of white sand beach and dunes.
Blue-Blaze Trail System
Trails leading through 700 miles of woods and small towns.
Grafton, New York
A stunning outdoor temple and meditation garden.
Empire State Plaza
Albany, New York
A gathering spot with cool modern sculptures by the likes of Henry Moore and Alexander Calder.
Festival of Friends
A three-day festival of music, art, and ethnic cuisine from local restaurants.
Jersey shore town with a boardwalk and rides.
Renowned for its Victorian architecture.
, New Jersey
The antique shopper’s dream town.
Hoboken, New Jersey
An always-bustling Main Street, jammed with restaurants and clubs.
Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park
For walkers and bikers, the beauty of a river, a canal, and dozens of quaint old towns.
The largest city park in the United States, and maybe the world.
Mount Airy Neighborhood
A charming, architecturally
rich and racially diverse neighborhood.
The oldest continuously
operating farmers’ market in the United States.
The Strip District,
A bustling wholesale produce market that’s also the nightlife capital of western Pennsylvania.
Everything from meat to flowers to flea market treasures offered by an array of street vendors and truck farmers.
Lake Anne Plaza
A busy lakeside plaza in the most famous of the 1960s New Town communities.
Eastman Reading Garden
An inspiring civic space located between two buildings of the downtown Cleveland public library.
North Campus, Michigan State University
Generously endowed with parks, bike trails, gardens, and benches.
The Diag, University of Michigan,
A gathering place in the heart of the University of Michigan campus.
A scenic setting for walking, riding a bike, and jogging along the shore of Lake Michigan.
University of Wisconsin Arboretum,
A green gem of a place with hiking trails and nature
Turn-of-the-century warehouses and stables transformed into a popular shopping and meeting space.
Downtown Farmers Market
Where families go to buy fresh vegetables, free-range chicken, Iowa-made wine, and crafts from sellers of all backgrounds.
16th Street Mall,
A downtown pedestrian mall filled with people of all ages, ethnicities, economic classes, and mind-sets.
Salt Lake City
Tall trees, an aviary, an amusement park, and a lake with paddle boats.
Jemez Hot Springs,
Jemez, New Mexico
Clothing-optional hot springs off the
A trip back to an authentic Western town of the 1880s.
Two thousand acres of desert scenery on the south edge of town.
Pacific Palisades, California
A beautiful, peaceful meditation garden.
Laguna Beach, California
A great place to watch a cross-section of humanity pass by.
Surrounded by antique stores and
restaurants, including an old-fashioned soda fountain.
Rainbow Grocery and General Store
A veritable United Nations, attracting people from diverse communities.