The 8 Most Beautiful Botanical Gardens In The South

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

This lovely little piece of Florida paradise is never boring. Nature enthusiasts from the Miami area visit the 83-acre Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden all year long to marvel at the splendor of warm-weather and humidity-loving plants including succulents, cycads, ferns, and palms.

Sarah P. Duke Gardens

In the 1930s, horticultural enthusiast and Duke Medical School faculty member Dr. Frederic M. Hanes enlisted the aid and financial backing of his friend Sarah P. Duke to create this forested paradise. Apart from her name

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

The Birmingham Botanical Gardens is a verdant haven that welcomes visitors with free entrance and a packed schedule of events, including twice-yearly plant sales and floral exhibitions including orchids, roses, and violets.

South Carolina Botanical Garden

A 295-acre paradise shrouded by trees is a popular botanical getaway in the Palmetto State. There are numerous personalized tour choices available here, ranging from a basic introduction to a comprehensive program that covers the Natural Heritage Garden.

Atlanta Botanical Garden

Though most people associate lively Midtown Atlanta with skyscrapers rather than flowers, visitors to the Atlanta Botanical Garden can still find many natural delights in this area.

Garvan Woodland Gardens

You'll be surrounded by peaceful trees as you meander around Garvan Woodland Gardens, making getting lost seem like a delightful notion. You can find artwork tucked away among the trees and figures sprouting out of the ground or the water throughout the grounds.

Norfolk Botanical Garden

The largest botanical garden in the state should be a floral utopia in the spring, and this location certainly meets that expectation.

Cheekwood Estate and Gardens

Nashville locals have long gone to Cheekwood, a historic estate with gardens and an arboretum, to relax. This West Nashville attraction, which covers 55 beautifully manicured acres, is centered around a 1929 building that is registered on the National Register of Historic Places.