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Top garden recommendations from locals

Garden
“The Atlanta Botanical Garden hosts concerts, art exhibitions, classes and workshops throughout the year. With 15 acres of gardens, this place is stunning around the Christmas Holidays.”
  • 152 locals recommend
Garden
“The Atlanta Botanical Garden is a 30 acres botanical garden located adjacent to Piedmont Park in Midtown Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Incorporated in 1976, the garden's mission is to "develop and maintain plant collections for the purposes of display, education, conservation, research and enjoyment.”
  • 58 locals recommend
History Museum
“Great place to see all the history and culture that has made Atlanta a great city today”
  • 61 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
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“Rock City is on Lookout Mtn (15 minutes) away. It fun for kids as they walk the trails around massive rocks. The Christmas lights are worth seeing from Thanksgiving to New Years ”
  • 60 locals recommend
Farm
“Beautiful apple orchard - fun for the whole family! Be sure to pick up a dozen of their famous apple turnovers.”
  • 92 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Great place for sitting outside and enjoying nature. When the weather is nice, many people bring picnics and blankets and simply hang out in some of the open sunny spaces that the garden offers. There are also several miles of hiking/running trails, some of which runs along the river. There is also a newly opened children’s garden, which is quite impressive.”
  • 60 locals recommend
Museum
“Our local museum has something for art lovers and historians alike! The permanent history collection will take you through the history of the area. Temporary art exhibits and installations from local artists lead to a different experience each time you visit. The best part in my opinion, is the amazing kids play area. Perfect for young toddlers and up! ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“2 miles away. This is my go to for a close hike. A great place to enjoy miles of wooded trails. Free parking and Free admission. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Garden
“Wrapped behind a serpentine brick wall and under a canopy of ancient oaks, deodar cedars and magnolias, is Hopelands Gardens. Bequeathed to the City of Aiken by Mrs. C. Oliver Iselin, this 14 acre estate was opened in 1969 as a public garden. Radiating throughout the gardens is a network of paths shaded under 100 year old live oaks. I is believed that Mrs. Iselin planted the deodar cedars and live oaks which still grace Hopelands Gardens today. The lazy curves of the paths and garden borders lead visitors throughout a wonderful variety of experiences sure to please visitors of all ages.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“The Atlanta Botanical Garden-Gainesville (1911 Sweetbay Drive) A new facility with wine nights, concerts and other events. Just 6 acres now, they will gain another 17 to develop when Gainesville’s primary benefactor, Lessie Smithgall, meets her maker (she’s 105 now~!)”
  • 10 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“You must see the historic Arch, which legend says you aren’t supposed to walk underneath and through until graduation from the University. So, if you haven’t graduated from UGA, you walk around.....or bad luck will haunt you forever! ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Garden
  • 2 locals recommend
Plaza
“One of Savannah’s most beautiful squares and it’s right out your front door of The Six Pence Flat. Doesn’t get any better for your Savannah Historic District experience!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Garden
“RMSC features an arboretum, butterfly garden, astronomical observatory, hall of natural science, hall of physical science, living history farm, nature trails, and planetarium. Note, this is a facility of Greenville County Schools, so most weekdays are for school instruction. However, they are open on every 2nd Saturday of each month (all activities) and on Friday evenings for Starry Nights (observatory and planetarium events).”
  • 4 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Founded in 1965, by Mr. E. J. Grassmann, Lockerly Arboretum boasts 50 acres of shrubs, trees, rhododendrons, a conifer collection, and an extensive camellia collection. The centerpiece of Lockerly is Rose Hill, a National Register, Greek Revival style home built in 1852 by Daniel R. Tucker.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Wonderful for families! It's an orchard made for kids, with pig races, petting zoo, and miniature golf. LOTS of fun!”
  • 6 locals recommend