What You’ll See at the Naples Botanical Garden

Naples Botanical GardenIf you love the lush, tropical surroundings of the Paradise Coast, you’ll be in heaven when you visit the Naples Botanical Garden. Ten unique gardens, plus arts and community events mean that there is something for everyone who can appreciate the beauty of nature. The garden is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm (opening at 8 am on Tuesdays for an extra hour of enjoyment) and is conveniently located at 4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples, Florida 34112. Schedule a visit during your next trip to Naples, Florida. You don’t want to miss this breathtaking oasis!

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Don’t Miss These Sights at the Naples Botanical Garden

LaGrippe Orchid Garden

The LaGrippe Orchid Garden is part of the visitor’s center at Naples Botanical Garden. A diverse range of unique orchids is on display, from the most flamboyant flowers to more muted varieties. The garden is also home to a large collection of bromeliads, and many silver trumpet trees. Water flows gently over native Florida coral limestone, providing the background sounds for the meditative tranquility that characterizes the Naples Botanical Garden.

The Preserve

The Preserve at Naples Botanical Garden is a pristine sanctuary of approximately 90-acres. In addition to providing a home for hundreds of animal species, it also contains almost 300 native plant species. Almost 50 gopher tortoises – an at-risk species – live in the uplands preserve habitat feeding off of the untouched, natural vegetation. When you visit the south wetland preserve, take your binoculars for spectacular bird-watching. Get a refreshing taste of pure, unspoiled beauty when you visit this protected area.

The Water Garden

The Water Garden is located in the center of the Naples Botanical Garden. Water lilies and other beautiful blooming water plants from across the globe are featured in this tranquil set above the Mary and Stephen Byron Smith Family River of Grass. The boardwalk through this garden also features a soundstage that hosts outdoor concerts and events. Check out the calendar for upcoming shows, and plan your trip to include some amazing live music in addition to gorgeous views!

Arts and Special Exhibits

The Naples Botanical Garden Night Lights are a winter favorite. The dazzling holiday light show also includes entertainment, sweet treats, family activities and more! If you don’t make it in December or January, not to worry; the garden regularly features rotating art installments for visitors to enjoy.

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