Transport yourself to the indulgent 1920s with a trip to this National Historic Landmark in the heart of Beverly Hills. Enjoy the view and vintage architecture while strolling the luxurious 18-acre estate of the Greystone Mansion and Park. Throughout the gardens surrounding the 46,000-square-foot mansion. you'll find quiet terraces where you can relax and imagine you're at a party thrown by Jay Gatsby. Courtyards with lavish water features, a pond with turtles and panoramic vistas to the sea are among the attractions at this magnificent park, which is open 365 days a year — with free parking. This enchanting place calls out to picnickers, historians and bachelors looking for the perfect spot to propose marriage. The Friends of Greystone hosts an annual Concours d'Elegance, a fabulous antique car show, which raises funds for ongoing restoration of the mansion. —Jacky Surber
905 Loma Vista Drive, Beverly Hills, 90210. (310) 285-6830, beverlyhills.org/attractions/Greystone.