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Cape Fear Botanical Garden

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Address: 536 North Eastern Boulevard, Fayetteville, NC 28301
Phone Number: +1 910-486-0221
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Description: Cape Fear Botanical Garden is a premier destination in Fayetteville, NC...
Cape Fear Botanical Garden is a premier destination in Fayetteville, NC. We provide an urban oasis for local residents and visitors alike, as well as educational programming and recreational activities to strengthen our community.
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Small but pretty

The visitors building was beautiful and overshadowed the actual gardens which were more trees, bushes instead of flowers, etc. Still enjoyed walking it though and was finished in... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 30, 2015
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

The visitors building was beautiful and overshadowed the actual gardens which were more trees, bushes instead of flowers, etc. Still enjoyed walking it though and was finished in an hour. Nice place for a wedding and one was being set-up when we were there. Went in the early Fall and it was quite warm. Walking by the river it was... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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20 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

If a botanical garden is on the map, then I'm going to visit it. Too bad that it was December! Even so we went to check it out. I was impressed by the main building which was beautiful architecture and high ceilings in the entry hall. We were also greeted with a nice reception desk and there were multiple doors... More 

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north carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The gardens themselves would have gotten a 5 for the spring time, 4 for summer on. As mentioned not a lot of color later in the season, however the Christmas light display seemed to be greatly downsized this year. At a cost of 20 dollars for my husband and I to get in it was not worth it. Last year... More 

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Stuart, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I shoot at lot of Botanical Gardens for my business and this is one of the finest gardens that I have been to. The time of the year that I was there didn't yield a lot of blooms but it was one of the best that I have been to so far. If your there for the weekend check to... More 

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

beautiful architecture and grounds. A nice surprise off the highway just outside the historic district of the city. Despite construction on the road in front of the gardens which might deter some, it is worth navigating to the entrance. the DOT should finish soon making the gardens more accessible. I usually attend the plant sales they have on the grounds... More 

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

The gardens are maintained seasonally. Each season brings an enchanting change of blossoms and color. The central garden is regal enough for a wedding. Many happy couples have felt the magic !

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Seoul, South Korea
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90 reviews 90 reviews
22 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great little hidden gem in the local area. Beautiful water features and the plants, trees and flowers are incredible. Great Cape Fear river views along the walking paths! Don't hesitate to stop in. Is a beautiful attraction!

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Morehead City, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

A beautiful expedience ~ loved the walking trails along the river, the amazing number of fascinating plants, the farm that took me back to childhood visits to my grandparents', and the super-friendly employees. I'll never forget the pure joy of my 11-year-old son and the hours he spent exploring ~ one of our best outings EVER!

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Stone Mountain, Georgia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Lovely fountains, paths and a lake and many many varieties of native and non-native plants make this a very special place. The Camellia collection is esp. notable and we hope to see that in season next year. Very pleasant staff and what a place to relax and enjoy a lovely afternoon.

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Wilmington, N.C.
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56 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We stopped here on our way out to Mt Airy; our annual Western NC Mountain Trip (in October). This was a nice break/rest stop. Easy to walk around the gardens. All/everything is beautiful. You will want to take your digital camera w/you (or phone?). NOTE: no food is served here but they can call in orders to be delivered. A... More 

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