Your neighborhood playground rocks the basics with slides, swings and monkey bars for your speedy sidekick to cross. But does it have handcrafted netting pods? Fantasy cottages? Or spelunk-able slides and trampolines? We searched the world over to find jaw-dropping playgrounds that kick park play into high gear. Flip through to find the play spot of your dreams.

Pod Playground – Canberra, Australia

Bring your little nut to the artfully designed Pod Playground in Canberra’s National Arboretum. More than just an eye-popping playscape, it challenges Littles to climb, swing and slide, no matter what their age. Finish it off with a snack and a view to call your day complete.

photo: Visit Canberra’s Facebook

Which one is your favorite? Is there an amazing playground we should add? Leave us a Comment below. 

— Allison Sutcliffe, Christal Yuen & Scott Wardell