Beat the heat: hot cities with cool public water features

Beat the heat: hot cities with cool public water features



Simmering in the city? Parks with water features are the perfect place to cool off—and they’ve come a long way from the usual spouting-gargoyle fountain. Innovative public parks are kicking it up a notch with splash-pads, spraygrounds, and other fun ways to beat the heat. Here are some of our favorites.