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!

63rd Street Beach House, Chicago

This beachside waterpark boasts spectacular views of Lake Michigan and the city's impressive downtown. Enjoy the lakeside scenery and the sound of the waves crashing as the little ones splish and splash in the sky-high fountains! For a low-maintenence option, there's a traditional playground just a few steps away, so you don't have to sacrifice the view.

6300 S Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, Il
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Photo courtesy of Aurore L. via Yelp

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— Claire Schillings