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Botanical Gardens at Asheville

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Great for when you want to just get out of the house

Sometimes a walk through a quiet park is what you need. Get out of the house and enjoy this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mindy M
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Gaston, South Carolina
Great Escape - Wander Through Nature at the Botanical Gardens in Asheville, NC

Close to downtown, the Botanical Gardens offers acres to wander through. Both formal gardens and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
shirahannah
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Raleigh
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Located on the edge of the University of North Carolina – Asheville the Botanical Gardens at Asheville were a real treat to visit. First, the Garden is located about 10 minutes from downtown Asheville which made it an easy site to visit. Second, the...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sometimes a walk through a quiet park is what you need. Get out of the house and enjoy this beautiful little botanical gardens. There are so many different spots to enjoy. You can walk the trail, sit in the gazebo or get some sun on...More

Thank Mindy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love gardens so we visited this one. Had a hard time finding it but we usually have a hard time getting around in Asheville because of lack of signage or misleading markers. The lady working inside the gift shop was very friendly and fun!...More

Thank Norma W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Close to downtown, the Botanical Gardens offers acres to wander through. Both formal gardens and woodland trails the Gardens are a great place to spend a few hours or even a day. There is a small coffee shop with sandwiches as well as shop and...More

1  Thank shirahannah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The garden is very peaceful and quiet. The attraction is free which is good, and no pets allowed. You could easily spend hours looking at all the trees and flowers.

Thank Jeannine K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attended an art exhibit here several years ago and was impressed by this green spot in this mountain town.

Thank Cinda C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were not disappointed in this stop recommended by a friend who had visited the gardens earlier this summer. We especially enjoyed the bonsai and mixing our our fragrances in the perfume display.

Thank cmdm2015
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Nice gardens next to the UNCA campus in Asheville. Well laid out with a small visitor center and much to see. Parking lot is somewhat small and could present a problem to find a space unless you are there early in the day. Twice a...More

Thank Martin G
Reviewed July 22, 2018

While I have visited the Gardens for plant sales, this was my first class. We were given a brief introduction on the process and then set out to learn through doing! Came home with a number of prints and even three pieces of fabric. This...More

Thank path51
Reviewed July 20, 2018

for a view of well documented native plants this is a lovely cool walk in the woods with stone walls and seating along the way for reflection

Thank kdellabough
Reviewed July 13, 2018

So many different spots to enjoy. There's a variety of plants and they are labeled which is very nice. I love the green house too. Sitting inside the lodge by the fire is awesome. So many events throughout the year to enjoy as well. Get...More

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No, I live with my son, so I can't honor travelers with a place to stay while traveling. If I had a home of my own, I would gladly have them stay with me. Sorry.
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