Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Voted #2 best public garden in North America by USA Today readers in 2014; also recognized in 2013 as "One of the Best North American Gardens Worth Travelling For" (BBCTravel) and one of the best botanical gardens in the U.S. (Travel Channel).

Year-round beauty on a historic property with more than 50 acres of spectacular gardens, dining and shopping. A classical domed Conservatory is the only one of its kind in the mid-Atlantic with more than 200 orchids.

A Children's Garden offers a wheel-chair accessible Tree House (fun for kids and adults!), an Adventure Pathway, Sand and Water Play areas and an International Village.

More than a dozen themed gardens include a Healing Garden, Fountain Garden, Asian Valley and Victorian Garden.

Dining options include the Garden Cafe and Tea House, and the Garden Shop offers an extensive collection of items.

A must-see destination, the Garden right off Interstates 95 and 64 and one of the most-visited attractions in Richmond. The Garden has some evening hours and many special events; learn more and see what's in bloom at www.lewisginter.org.


 $12 adults; $11 seniors; $8 children ages 3 - 12; free for children under age 3