Whether you’re in the city or the suburbs, every family has their favorite go-to playground for those sunny summer afternoons. While there are tons of beautiful parks around the country that kids adore, not all can boast jaw-dropping views and killer locations. Click through the slideshow and check out these picturesque playgrounds with views that even the little ones will appreciate…when they’re not busy playing of course!

Julius Kahn Playground, San Francisco

This newly updated park, located at the southern edge of the Presidio, stuns with a unique viewpoint of the city's most famous landmark, the Golden Gate Bridge. With the Marin headlands and Mt. Tam offering a gorgeous natural background, there's no better spot in the city for your little ones to run around.

West Pacific Avenue & Maple St.
San Francisco, Ca
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Photo courtesy of davitydave via Creative Commons

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— Claire Schillings