City Parks

Photo: Henderson, Bark in the Park Planeta.com spotlights our favorite city parks around the world. Which are your favorites? What we love: City parks are used for physical activity, competitive games and gentle strolls. City parks are safe havens for children in which to play and explore the natural world. Parks offer a respite from …

Tallahassee

Photo: Steven Martin, View from the capitol Tallahassee became the capital of Florida, then the Florida Territory, in 1824. In 2017, the population was 191,049, making it the 7th-largest city in the U.S state of Florida, and the 126th-largest city in the United States. Weather weather.gov/tae News tallahassee.com Tourism Portals visittallahassee.com @Visit_Tally Government https://talgov.com Elsewhere …

Denver, Colorado

Photo: USFWS Mountain Prairie, Bison Herd Denver is the capital and most populous municipality of Colorado. The city is located is in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Denver? …

Wellington, New Zealand

Photo: Stuart Baird New Zealand (Aotearoa) – In the Māori language Wellington is known as Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara (Wikipedia). Located in the geographic center of the country at the southern end of the the country, Wellington is the capital and the country’s second largest city. Wellington’s downtown is only two kilometers in length and it’s easy …

Flagstaff, Arizona

Photo Flagstaff (Diné: Kinłání Dookʼoʼoosłííd Biyaagi, Havasupai: Wii Hagnbaj or Wii Baggwa) is located in northern Arizona. Headlines How Flagstaff, Arizona, switched to LEDs without giving astronomers a headache – Arts Technica Twitter @VisitFlagstaff @FlagstaffBeer @TwinArrowsAZ @museumofnaz @flaglib @NativeInnovate @AZPubRadio @KaibabNF @NWSFlagstaff Elsewhere on the Web Kinłání Dookʼoʼoosłííd Biyaagi Wikipedia Flagstaff Kinłání – Wiktionary Nearby …

Oklahoma City

Photo: Cliff, Welcome Oklahoma City is the capital and largest city of Oklahoma. Tourism Portals visitokc.com oklahoma_city Government okc.gov Stockyards City stockyardscity.org National Memorial Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum Visit Bikes @SpokiesOKC Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Oklahoma? American Indian Cultural Center And Museum http://www.theamericanindiancenter.org https://www.facebook.com/American-Indian-Cultural-Center-Museum-69018819020/ https://twitter.com/The_AI_Center Newson6 Cowboy Museum …

Cusco, Perú

Photo: Mariano Montel, Calles The city of Cusco, Perú (altitude: 3,400 meters) is modern as well as Indigenous and proud of its roots. Cusco is located near the Urubamba Valley (Sacred Valley) of the Andes mountain range. Cusco was the capital of the Inca empire and as such it houses countless archaeological monuments. It was …

Barcelona

Photo: Ajuntament Barcelona, Dalí A cosmopolitan home to 1.5 million, Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain and the capital of Catalonia. Natural World Barcelona is located on the Iberian Peninsula’s Mediterranean coast on a plateau bordered by the Colllserola mountain range and the Llobregat and Besòs rivers. Parc Natural de Collserola Parc Natural …

Houston

Photo: Ken Lund, Old Harris County Courthouse Houston is the most populous city in Texas, and the fourth most populous city in the United States. History Houston was founded in 1836 on land near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen’s Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city …

Amsterdam

Photo: Patrick Nouhailler, Night While Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherands, the seat of government is the Hague and the provincial capital is Haarlem. 2025 ‘In 2025 #Amsterdam will celebrate its 750th anniversary. The perfect moment to join the family of National Park Cities and act together with other cities around the world to …