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Best Botanical Gardens in the US

Cherry blossoms, vanilla orchids, cactai, a pumpkin village and 3,000 exotic butterflies are just a few unique attractions featured at our favorite botanical gardens in the US.

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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden - Richmond, Virginia
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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden - Richmond, Virginia

Southern charm abounds at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, VA. Its stunning classical domed conservatory houses an orchid collection as well as an annual butterfly exhibit (Memorial Day Weekend through mid-October). A giant accessible treehouse is part of the garden’s interactive children’s area. And in the winter, the garden dazzles with an annual display of more than half a million lights.

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