Thinking about heading to Orlando for the perfect package holiday? With the theme parks, aquariums and restaurants there is always something to do. But people forget just how much more there is to the city than just the main attractions. There is golf, zoos, gardens and so much more! But we are here to talk about the best gardens in Orlando so here is what we recommend…
Naples Botanical Garden
This garden is often referred to as paradise. With its wonderful bright flowers and fun events it is a perfect family destination. There are 6 separate gardens that covers over 90 acres of land, making it very easy to get lost within the nature so stick together and make sure you are dropping those breadcrumbs to follow back home. There really is something for everyone; with their exhibits and butterfly garden, the kids will be overwhelmed with new things to look at and experience!
Whether you come in July or January there is always beautiful flowers to admire. This Orlando botanical garden is located in central Florida which allows them to have gardens that feature a wide variety of temperatures and tropical plants. The Leu Gardens is one of the most popular botanical gardens in Orlando as it is always changing and makes you feel as if you are exploring the Tropical Rain Forest in the Dominican. However, this is more than just a garden with an on-site museum and art centre; there is something to keep everyone happy!
Mead Gardens aim to “challenge the intellect, engage the imagination and celebrate the spirit by connecting people with plants, the environment, and a full spectrum of sciences and cultural arts.” With loads of activities such as: Hiking where you learn about the bird’s native plants and the enchanted gardens. To The Great Duck Derby where you choose and duck and race against others.These are just a few ways to enjoy the outdoors in Orlando.
Florida Botanical Gardens
Bring the whole family including the dog – this garden welcomes everyone! Enjoy this gorgeous landscape of the Florida Botanical Gardens stretching over 90 acres of land. There are picnic areas, volunteer opportunities and even an aquatic habitat! It will feel as if you are walking through different parts of the world because of the wide variety of flowers.
Mounts Botanical Garden
From a children’s maze to the bulb garden this place has it all! See the beauty of all season in the bulb garden and keep the children happy for hours in the maze. Then the new Windows on the Floating World coming soon in 2018 there is something to keep everything happy. For those that want to feel as if they are no longer in Florida they can escape to any of the Tropical Gardens either the Tropical Forest or the Tropical Foliage Border.
These are only 5 of the many gardens they have in Orlando. So book your holiday today and the next time you are there for Walt Disney World or Universal Studios make sure to venture out of the parks and explore these amazing Botanical Gardens. Check out our Twitter page for some more reason to book a package holiday to Orlando!