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9 Botanical Gardens to explore in Florida

Florida

Florida is distinctive for its large Cuban expatriate community and high population growth, as well as for its increasing environmental issues. The state's economy relies mainly on tourism, agriculture, and transportation, which developed in the late 19th century. Florida is also renowned for amusement parks, orange crops, winter vegetables, the Kennedy Space Center.

Butterfly World
Butterfly WorldTradewinds Park, 3600 W Sample Rd, Coconut Creek, FL 33073, USA

Opened in 1988, it is the largest butterfly park in the world, and the first park of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. The facility houses around 20,000 live butterflies. In addition to the birds and butterfly exhibits, visitors can view the laboratory where the butterflies are raised and can see the different stages including eggs, caterpillars, and pupae.

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden10901 Old Cutler Rd, Coral Gables, FL 33156, USA

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is an 83-acre botanic garden, with extensive collections of rare tropical plants including palms, cycads, flowering trees, and vines. It is located in the city of Coral Gables, Miami-Dade County, It is also a museum, a laboratory, a learning center, and a conservation research facility; its main role is preserving biodiversity.

Flamingo Gardens
Flamingo Gardens3750 S Flamingo Rd, Davie, FL 33330, USA

60-acre (24 ha) wildlife sanctuary, aviary, zoo, and botanical garden. The grounds contain more than 3,000 species of tropical and subtropical plants including 200-year-old oaks, and 300 plus species of palms. The 25,000 square feet (2,300 m2) Everglades aviary houses one of the largest collection of wading birds in the United States.

Fruit & Spice Park
Fruit & Spice Park24801 SW 187th Ave, Homestead, FL 33031, USA

The Fruit and Spice Park is a 37-acre park located in the heart of Redland, Florida and is the only botanical garden of its kind in the United States. The garden features more than 500 different types of international exotic fruits, vegetables, herbs, and spices. Visitors are allowed to sample fallen fruits and can enjoy this place very much.

Harry P Leu Gardens
Harry P Leu Gardens1920 N Forest Ave, Orlando, FL 32803, USA

Nearly 50 acres (200,000 m2) of landscaped grounds and lakes, with meandering trails shaded by 200-year-old oaks and forests of camellias. A 15-acre (61,000 m2) section of the park is a U.S. historic district.

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.

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
Kanapaha Botanical Gardens4700 SW 58th Dr, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens are Florida's largest public bamboo gardens and the Southeast's largest herb garden as of 2005.

Naples Botanical Garden
Naples Botanical Garden4820 Bayshore Dr, Naples, FL 34112, USA

Located in Naples, Florida, Naples Botanical Garden covers 170 acres (69 ha).

Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
Vizcaya Museum & Gardens3251 S Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33129, USA

This is the former villa and estate of businessman James Deering. located on Biscayne Bay. The estate was developed with a motto of conserving the mangrove swamps and dense inland native tropical forests. This is the former villa and estate of businessman James Deering. located on Biscayne Bay. The estate was developed with a motto of conserving the mangrove swamps and dense inland native tropical forests.

Map of Botanical Gardens to explore in Florida