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17 Attractions to Explore Near Heathcote Botanical Gardens

Heathcote Botanical Gardens
Heathcote Botanical Gardens210 Savannah Rd, Fort Pierce, FL 34982, USA

Heathcote Botanical Gardens is a five-acre subtropical botanical garden located at 210 Savannah Road, Fort Pierce. It currently includes a Japanese garden with teahouse, Reflection Garden, Herb Garden, Rainforest Display, Native Plants Garden, Children's Garden, and a Palm and Cycad Walk.

Nearby Attractions

A.E. Backus Museum & Gallery
A.E. Backus Museum & Gallery3.78 KMs away from Heathcote Botanical Gardens

This museum houses artwork by A. E. Backus and other Florida artists. The museum contains the largest collection of paintings by A. E. Backus, a preeminent Florida landscape painter.

Ft Pierce Inlet State Park
Ft Pierce Inlet State Park7.39 KMs away from Heathcote Botanical Gardens

Fort Pierce Inlet State Park is a 340-acre part of the Florida State Park system. It consists of beaches, dunes and a coastal hammock between the Atlantic Ocean and the waters of Tucker Cove, an indentation of the Indian River Lagoon.

Navy UDT SEAL Museum
Navy UDT SEAL Museum8.85 KMs away from Heathcote Botanical Gardens

Also known as the Navy SEAL Museum, is located in St. Lucie County. It houses exhibits to inform and educate on the role of Navy Underwater Demolition Teams. The museum also preserves the history of the SEALs (the original Navy frogmen first trained outside of Fort Pierce).

Hutchinson Island
Hutchinson Island10.25 KMs away from Heathcote Botanical Gardens

Known for beautiful beaches, nature preserves and parks. The two islands are separated by the Fort Pierce Inlet and are known as North Hutchinson Island and South Hutchinson Island. North Hutchinson Island is divided into two counties - Indian River County and St. Lucie County.

Avalon State Park
Avalon State Park13.34 KMs away from Heathcote Botanical Gardens

Avalon State Park is a Florida State Park, located on North Hutchinson Island, 4 miles north of Fort Pierce Inlet State Park, along A1A. Florida state parks are open between 8 a.m. and sundown every day of the year .

Savannas Preserve State Park Environmental Education Center
Savannas Preserve State Park Environmental Education Center14.19 KMs away from Heathcote Botanical Gardens

Savannas Preserve State Park is a Florida State Park, located along much of the Atlantic Coast between Fort Pierce and Jensen Beach. Savannas Preserve also has a group of youth volunteers, the Junior Friends of Savannas Preserve State Park.

Elliott Museum
Elliott Museum26.90 KMs away from Heathcote Botanical Gardens

Harmon Elliott built the original Elliott Museum in 1961 as a tribute to Sterling Elliott. On November 18, 1961, the Historical Society of Martin County received it. As time passed, the original building became damaged, and the spaces could no longer accommodate the museum's operation. The Elliott Museum hosts a variety of programs and lectures throughout the year. The annual Classics at the Beach car show is held every Spring and attracts a number of vintage car enthusiasts.

Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge
Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge62.74 KMs away from Heathcote Botanical Gardens

It is part of the United States National Wildlife Refuge System (NWR). About one-fourth of all sea turtles nesting in the United States nest at the refuge.

Turkey Creek Sanctuary
Turkey Creek Sanctuary72.06 KMs away from Heathcote Botanical Gardens

Turkey Creek Sanctuary is a small nature reserve in Palm Bay. Florida Audubon Society and the city of Palm Bay donated the property in 1978. Park hours are from 7 am to sunset daily.

Liberty Bell Memorial Museum
Liberty Bell Memorial Museum79.34 KMs away from Heathcote Botanical Gardens

There are two main components to the museum, the Rotunda of American History and Freedom Hall. Liberty Bell Memorial Museum was founded by Honor America Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to American history and heritage.

Erna Nixon Park
Erna Nixon Park81.58 KMs away from Heathcote Botanical Gardens

Erna Nixon Park is a public park. There are ferns and old live oaks in the park with Spanish moss hanging from them. Several species of birds and small animals live there, including the gopher tortoise and indigo snake.

Rossetter House Museum Office
Rossetter House Museum Office84.39 KMs away from Heathcote Botanical Gardens

James Wadsworth Rossetter House and Gardens (1908), William P. Roesch House, and Houston Family Memorial Cemetery comprise the museum. It is owned by The Rossetter House Foundation, Inc. and managed by the Florida Historical Society. On display are antiques and exhibits that explore local history.

American Muscle Car Museum
American Muscle Car Museum85.82 KMs away from Heathcote Botanical Gardens

It is a private, non-profit museum located in Melbourne. It is not open to the general public. Instead, the museum is used to raise funds for charity events.

Lake Washington
Lake Washington87.82 KMs away from Heathcote Botanical Gardens

The largest lake in Brevard County is Lake Washington. Nearby is the John A. Buckley Surface Water Treatment Plant.

Wickham Park
Wickham Park89.35 KMs away from Heathcote Botanical Gardens

Wickham Park is a public county park located at 2500 Parkway Drive in Melbourne, Florida. There are a number of recreational facilities and amenities here, including campgrounds, a disc golf course, equestrian facilities, an archery range, an off-leash dog park, a bicycle/jogging roadway, nature trails, exercise trails, ball fields, an event pavilion, picnic pavilions, a playground, and swimming lakes.

Brevard Zoo Linear Park
Brevard Zoo Linear Park97.24 KMs away from Heathcote Botanical Gardens

More than 900 animals representing more than 195 species live at the Brevard Zoo. There are four loops at the zoo: Expedition Africa, Lands of Change: Australia and Beyond, Wild Florida, and Rainforest Revealed.

Brevard Zoo
Brevard Zoo97.55 KMs away from Heathcote Botanical Gardens

More than 900 animals representing more than 195 species can be seen at the Brevard Zoo in Melbourne, Florida, United States. It was founded in 1986. They wanted a zoo to serve as a "conversation hub where people could learn about animals and nature" for Brevard County.