Falls Park on the Reedy is a 32-acre park adjacent to downtown Greenville, South Carolina in the historic West End district. Considered the birthplace of Greenville, the park was founded in 1967 when the Carolina Foothills Garden Club reclaimed 26 acres of land that had been previously used by textile mills. It is a blend of nature and modern buildings with a suspension bridge to walk over the waterfalls.
An American Black Bear spotted on the side of a road in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia
Renovated Union Square in Downtown Hickory is filled with a variety of unique retail shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues, all in a park-like setting in the heart of Hickory. Here is a reflection of Union Square from the windows of the old Railroad Station, now converted to a restaurant.
The Intracoastal Waterway runs all the way from Winyah Bay to Cape Fear River but really the Intracoastal Waterways run all up and down the East Coast. This 3,000 mile inland waterway consists of natural inlets, saltwater rivers, bays, sounds and canals. In Sunset Beach, the Intracoastal waterway splits the town in half. A nice park allows a peaceful view of the waterway.
The Ann and Jim Goodnight Museum Park at North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh has significant public art installations by international artists. We will show images of some of the art pieces.
The soft curves and bulges of Large Spindle Piece reflect Henry Moore’s abiding interest in organic form, yet its pointed projections—echoing machine parts—demonstrate that he was not unaffected by modern technology.
The ubiquitous red double-decker bus adds color to the traditional buildings in England. Parks everywhere make nice resting places too!
A color sitting area in The Green, a small park in Uptown Charlotte
A colorful umbrella of an ice cream vendor in Romare Bearden Park adds to the Charlotte skyline
Romare Bearden Park offers picturesque views of the Charlotte skyline
Sculpted stacks of Goliath-size books, with titles such as Don Quixote and Withering Heights, flank the entrance to a small downtown park in Charlotte, North Carolina.
A bench view of The Green – a park in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina
Lake James is a large reservoir in the mountains of Western North Carolina. It is named for tobacco tycoon and benefactor of Duke University, James Buchanan Duke. The lake, with surface elevation of 1200 ft, lies behind a series of four earthen dams.
A view of the lake and beach from a bench at Lake James State Park.
Independence Park is a 24-acre urban park situated at the western end of the Elizabeth neighborhood in Charlotte, North Carolina.
A bench view of the fountain in the lake of the park.
An appropriate quote on man being on harmony with the rhythm of nature on a sculpture at a park in Belfast, Maine
Palace Playland in Old Orchard Beach, Maine is New England’s only beach front amusement park offering rides and amusements for the young and the thrill seeker. Rides include a classic Ferris wheel, carousel, two roller coasters and other thrill rides, right on the beach!
A foggy day at the park in Chicago …
A colorful ice cream vendor at the Contera Cintra Park in Panama City rushes to avoid the impending rainstorm
Balboa Avenue is a trendy Avenue that runs along the bay in Panama City. Directly along Balboa Avenue is the new Cinta Costera, a biking and running path along the bay with beautiful monuments, landscaping, and playgrounds.
A bench at the park provides a relaxing view of Panama City.
A majestic rock formation reaches towards the clouds and sky at Chimney Rock State Park in North Carolina …