For some, seeing art can be a meditative experience worth doing alone. Going at an individual pace allows for intimate moments, reflection and extra time to sketch or write, for the creatively inclined. While the U.S. has no shortage of galleries, beyond the museum walls lies a sprawling canvas of incredible sculpture parks, street murals and public installations that are prime for solo exploration.
The Poydras Corridor in New Orleans, Louisiana is considered one of the greatest crossroads of culture in the world where American jazz was born. The Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition features more than 26 sculptures from contemporary artists, allowing solo visitors to enjoy the works.
Better known for its famous corn dogs and iconic Cyclone roller coaster, The Coney Art Walls in Brooklyn, New York displays lively murals and graffiti from famous street artists.
The illuminated works of art at the Midtown Viaducts are prime for solo photography enthusiasts. The viaducts are outfitted with colourful reflectors, LED light boxes and interactive installations that light up with the movements of cars and pedestrians.
Solo travellers are at a delight to see the Neon Boneyard in Nevada which has outdoor exhibition space with more than 200 bygone signs including the Bow & Arrow Motel, The Silver Slipper and the Hacienda horse rider.
With city’s architectural gem, The Space Needle leisurely walks through the Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle in Washington is a delight for any solo traveller who loves taking photos. Along with attractions like the Seattle Art Museum, Chihuly Garden and Glass and the Asian Art Museum.