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Backyards That Your Kids Will Go Crazy for (23 pics + 6 gifs)

Posted in Random » Awesome   16 Apr 2014   / 5811 views

A Luge Track

Long Island dad Jay Venini built this awesome luge run for his kids just in time for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

A Giant Pool Table

Former cage fighter Steve Wienecke built this 30 foot long pool table in his backyard, and yes, it is as awesome as it looks.

A Lazy River

Inner tubing has never been as much fun as when it’s in your own backyard.

A Working Train

There’s nothing like taking the Express from the swing set to the sandbox.

A Giant Checkerboard

Whoever said checkers wasn’t a workout?

A Reading Nook

The perfect place to finish that Harry Potter book.

Tree Houses Straight Out Of Harry Potter

Author JK Rowling had these Hogwarts-inspired tree houses built in her backyard for her little Muggles to enjoy.

A Beach Entry Pool

Lucky kids can sink their toes into the sand before taking a dip.

A Swing Unlike Any Other

Located at the edge of a cliff in in Baños, Ecuador, this swing takes those crazy enough to ride it over an enormous abyss.

A Stage

The perfect place for little thespians to play.

A Western Town

Retired dentist Jimmy Helms spent 14 years turning his backyard in Texas into something straight out of the Old West, complete with a general store, saloon, schoolhouse, and small church.

A Water Slide

Who needs a water park?

A BMX Skatepark

Pro BMX rider Mike Spinner built 11,000 square feet of ramps behind his house.

An Outdoor Loft

It’s basically a giant hammock that will fit 20 people.

An Inflatable Theater

The 16 by 13 foot screen inflates in just five minutes and turns any backyard into a full fledged movie theater.

A Fairy Tale Castle

Heinz and Hildegard Schonewolf of Dudweiler, Germany, spent 37 years of their life building this 350 square foot, liveable castle in their backyard. I want to go to there.

An In-Ground Trampoline

All the bouncing with half the injuries.

A See-Through Above Ground Pool

Andres Remy Architects designed this modern pool in Devoto, Argentina.

A Mini-Replica Of Paris, France

Artist Gerard Brion built this wee “City of Love” in his backyard from recycled materials he found in the trash!

A Windmill Playhouse

If the pirate ship is a little rich for your taste you can get this one for $38,000.

Red Beard’s Revenge Pirate Ship

This playhouse from PoshTots goes for $52,000.

The Hobbit House

Architect Peter Archer built this Middle Earth inspired house in a backyard belonging to a hardcore fan of author J.R.R. Tolkien.

A Trio of Tree Houses

They look like something straight out of a Dr. Seuss book.

A Supersized Tree House

Dallas-based grandparents Steve and Jeri Wakefield built this 100 square foot structure for their grandsons. It has a climbing wall, slide, and zip line!

The Waterslide of Doom

Kids, let me save you the trouble of asking. The answer is, “No, your parents won’t build this in your backyard.”

An Ice Hockey Rink

Coolest backyard ever, eh?

A Roller Coaster

Indiana grandfather John Ivers built “The Blue Flash” for his grandkids. The gauntlet has been thrown, granddads.

A Wiffle Ball Stadium

Known as Riley Field, this backyard stadium in Mumford, New York, hosts regular tournaments and leagues.

A Spaceship

Seattle based dad Jon Howell, along with his friend, Jeremy Elson, built this rocket for his son, Eliot, to take to the moon (or at least the top of the trees).

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Comments (1):

jeskris 2 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
#12 is obviously photoshopped