We thoroughly enjoyed visiting Sunken Gardens. It was fun for everyone. The beautiful weather helped us enjoy it even more.
Take the time to linger here and enjoy the beauty of all the plantings. One of the oldest attractions in Florida - created by a man who was a plumber who bought a swamp. You would never imagine it! A refuge for the soul. Enjoy!
Depends on what you want. Very accessible for anyone to visit. But at $8 per adult versus going to Florida Botanical Gardens or Sawgrass Park (both free), I was expecting more.
Loved the gardens and flowers in an old sink hole. If I lived or worked in the area, I'd take my lunch and go and sit in the gardens and simply enjoy the flowers and quite, cut off from the bustle outside.
The Gardens are a nice break from sightseeing. By following the walkway you are led thru beautiful palms, birds and wonderful flowers. A delightful, different, type of "museum"
There are so many little hidden gems here. There is the Dr. Pepper smelling plant, Ancient Turtle (literally, ancient), Hidden oasis, Secret waterfalls, and about every plant you can decorate your estate with if you actually had several full time horticulturalists. If I speed that right, and trees and botany and misty secret jungles make you smile, Go and get... More
The gardens are not too large but they are well done with many different varieties of plants and trees. There are also fish ponds and at least one large turtle. This is a nice place to relax and spend two or three hours when you feel the need to wind down or catch your breath.
I was hoping it would be bigger and that it would have more attractions. Nevertheless, nature is beautiful and it is a neat thing to do if you are already around the area. But do not recommend if you will be traveling just for it.
While visiting the area, I was alerted to a Groupon that offered a two for one deal for admission to the garden. We thoroughly enjoyed the visit and understand why it is used frequently for weddings. There are plenty of restaurants within a block of the garden and it even shares a parking lot with a Carraba's. If I had... More
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