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McKee Botanical Garden

Address: 350 US Highway 1, Vero Beach, FL 32962
Phone Number: 772-794-0601
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Ranked #2 of 17 Attractions in Vero Beach
Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
Activities: Walking
Attraction details
Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
Activities: Walking
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Melbourne, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

IT was a nice, over 2 hour walk. Well laid out and nice. I would have liked to have there be better descriptors of the plants. Also have the traiils marked better.

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Jupiter, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

I really recommend to visit these magnificent botanical garden! It's quite big with plenty natural trails. There are also a lot of benches just to sit and relax. I truly enjoyed just sitting inside Bamboo pavilion. Hurry up for the LEGO Brick Exhibition which will be on until 12. April 2015. This exhibit is something special. My favorite is huge... More 

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Lehigh Valley
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Although I didn't notice any signs restricting cell phone usage, after a few minutes wandering along the pathways through native Floridian plants, ponds and palms, spouse and I both felt compelled to turn ours off. There was a real sense of peace and tranquility as we viewed the gardens, LEGO Brick Exhibition and Hall of Giants, which had a fascinating... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The Lego exhibit is truly fascinating. There are about twelve different Lego sculptures positioned within the gardens. It is incredible that these were created in only 8 months....... over 500,000 Legos.

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Milford, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This is a favorite place to see the exotic plants of Florida but I personally love the little ponds near the parking lot as it has dozens of Dragon Flies fluttering around.. Something Magical about it..

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Mattoon, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We went with an open mind, rather than going with predetermined expectations!!! What an educational, peaceful stroll and stress-reducing experience among a lush foliage of trees and flowers, streams, small waterfalls and buildings dating back to the 1930's. An extra plus were numerous large insects, animals, and other objects made from Lego pieces scattered along paths winding through the garden!!!!... More 

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Dallas Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This was my first visit to McKee and I went with a group of ladies in my family to see the Christmas light display, a special event. Well I guess my expectations were too high because I was very disappointed. The path was lit with candles so you could see where you were going but the displays were nothing and... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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103 reviews 103 reviews
11 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This will be my 3rd visit to the gardens and I still feel about the same-it is ok and pricey for what it is. We paid $11.00 for the Senior rate. Parking is free and there is a bit of a walk along a path to get to the front doors. The lights were pretty, with the walking paths mostly... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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179 reviews 179 reviews
48 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We seek out gardens when we travel. We knew this place was small, but it turned out to be a nice stroll for the afternoon. There were enough paths and turns that you did not run into many other people visiting. A nice place to visit for a quiet afternoon.

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Summerville, South Carolina
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52 reviews 52 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This is a nice place to spend a morning when it is cool and you can relax and enjoy the winding paths and enjoy the quietness. I was here back in the 70's when it was larger and had birds and monkeys. A very beautiful place.

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