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Top garden recommendations from locals

“Visit the home of former president, Thomas Jefferson. Take note of architecture, gardens, etc. ”
  • 198 locals recommend
“Our family loves to go to the zoo so much that we have season passes! My wife and kids obsess over Fiona the hippo!”
  • 75 locals recommend
“Do you love nature but aren't huge on hiking? The Arboretum will sum it up perfectly! And in the spring/summer it's just so beautiful. They even have a succulent/bonzai tree feature that's incredibly fun.”
  • 180 locals recommend
“Awe-inspiring! You can walk through this garden and escape the cares of the world. But don’t forget to bring your phone or professional camera! Take pictures galor! Every plant, flower and tree is strategically placed and have you going back home to plant something in your yard. ”
  • 107 locals recommend
“Beautiful apple orchard - fun for the whole family! Be sure to pick up a dozen of their famous apple turnovers.”
  • 92 locals recommend
“For a relaxing day take a tour through the botanical gardens. It's not that far up I-85. I would suggest stopping in the town of Belmont for lunch at Sammy's.”
  • 49 locals recommend
“Beautiful indoor greenhouse full of lush botanicals and tropical flowers/plants. In the Eden Park area - close to Art Museum, Mirror Lake. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
“The Arboretum is a beautiful place to experience. Entry is free, and there is an absolutely magical children's garden available seasonally for a small entry fee. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
“The North Carolina Botanical Garden is a botanical garden operated by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The primary goal of the Garden is to research, catalog, and promote the native plant species of North Carolina”
  • 18 locals recommend
“Cape Fear Botanical Garden located at 536 North Eastern Boulevard. It is open to the public daily; an admission fee is charged. The Garden was established in 1989 to serve both Fayetteville Technical Community College horticulture students and North Carolina horticulturalists. It conserves and displays plant species and the plant communities of the Cape Fear River basin. The garden contains nature trails, a natural amphitheater, steep ravines with unusual plants, and a varied riparian terrain ranging from pine forest through hardwood hills to river banks. Details about the Garden's cultural and educational programs can be found at Wikipedia ”
  • 11 locals recommend
“Beautiful Gardens.. close to the NC museum of Art , great for an afternoon of taking pictures.”
  • 19 locals recommend
“A botanical park with bike and walking trails. A great place to clear your mind.”
  • 12 locals recommend
“Definitely stop by this tiny gem! One square block in the middle of UNC campus, the Coker Arboretum is lush with indigenous plants and a great favorite with undergrads on sunny days. You can walk its winding trails or sit on a bench to enjoy a feel for NC plants, flowers, and trees. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
“Enjoy a relaxing walk through Lake Lure's Flowering Bridge. Features seasonal blooms and plants with views of Lake Lure and Chimney Rock. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
“Great place for the soul. Enjoy some quiet and peacefulness. Nestled in a lovely neighborhood, it will surprise you. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Absolutely beautiful gardens with flowers and shrubs that can really put on show, pending the time of year. ”
  • 5 locals recommend