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McKee Botanical Garden

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Address: 350 US Highway 1, Vero Beach, FL 32962-2906
Phone Number: 772-794-0601
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Well worth a visit.

I was surprised to see so many different plant and not having to spend all day to do it. The trees and other plants were in food shape and well labeled.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was surprised to see so many different plant and not having to spend all day to do it. The trees and other plants were in food shape and well labeled.

Thank M M
Altamonte Springs, Florida
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very pleasant, the reason for 3 stars is just that it is small. An hour is all you need to see it. But definitely worth a visit when you are visiting.

Thank HappyFloridaDancer
vero beach,fl
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

McKee Gardens is simply stunning. It has been there forever and the plants are lush and beautiful. You can stroll around the paths that are manicured. Many plants and trees are labeled so you can identify them. The bamboo structure is wonderous! Cool gift store. A great place to take visitors instead of the beach!

Thank egretmoon
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I always try to visit McKee Botanical Garden when in Vero Beach. Normally it is not in the middle of summer. It was very hot and mainly water lilies were the only plants blooming but we still enjoyed it. We especially enjoyed the solitude. Very few other people at this time of year.

Thank Floyd P
Melbourne Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A lovely experience as you wander and enjoy natural beauty. Well signed walking paths, ponds & bridges, benches among many varieties of trees & flowers. Themes change with holidays and seasons. Great all year since there is plenty of shade in summer. Worth a membership to visit more than once. Nice gift shop and decent little lunch spot. Parking in... More 

Thank Lynne D
Wallkill, NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I enjoyed my walk through the gardens with my family. It was very relaxing and there was plenty of shade.

Thank DogLoverDebbie
newburgh, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are interested in peace and tranquility this is a place you will find much pleasure in visiting. The flowers, water lilies and green colored paths will take your breath away. Don't miss out on all of these natural wonders.

Thank jerry g
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to kick back, have a little lunch in their cafe',lite fare ... Follow trails to surrounding ponds and historic buildings including a very old large dinning facility.

Thank Chef-1w
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed it very much. As it is summer there are more ferns and palms than flowers. The lily pads were lovely! We enjoyed the history and the peaceful afternoon

Thank Carol R
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a wonderful morning wandering round the 18 acres of Tropical plants, the bamboos and palms are amazing, but most of all the water lilies and in particular the Amazon lilies Nice easy walking paths to walk

Thank Bill W

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