Voted One of the Nation's Best Gardens

usatoday top 10 gardens 10 Best Botanical Gardens screen shotLewis Ginter Botanical Garden ranks among the best botanical gardens in North America and was just voted the fourth “Best Botanical Garden” in the Nation by USA Today. Only 20 of the nation’s best botanical gardens were nominated.  See all Top 10 Gardens.

Other recent awards:

•Voted the second “Best Botanical Garden Holiday Lights” by USA Today. (2021)
•Voted the fourth “Best Botanical Garden Holiday Lights” by USA Today. (2020)
•Voted the second “Best Botanical Garden Holiday Lights” by USA Today. (2019)
• Voted the fourth “Best Botanical Garden” in the nation by USA Today. (2019)
• Voted  one of the 8 most Instagram-worthy gardens in the U.S by Better Homes & Gardens (2019)
• Voted the fourth “Best Botanical Garden Holiday Lights” by USA Today. (2018)
• Voted the fourth “Most Beautiful Botanical Garden in the U.S.” by Condé Nast Traveler. (2017)
• Voted one of the top botanical gardens in the U.S. worth traveling for. by TripAdvisor’s FlipKey site (2016)
• Voted number two among America’s 10 Best Public Gardens by USA Today (2014)
• Best Botanical Gardens in the U.S. by the Travel Channel (2013)
• Top 10 North American Gardens Worth Travelling For by the Canadian Garden Tourism Council/BBCTravel (2013)
• Top 5 Museum in the United States by the Institute for Museum and Library Services and White House (2011)10 Best USA Today Award

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
connects people through plants to improve communities.

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden features year-round beauty on a historic property with more than 50 acres of spectacular gardens, dining and shopping. A 63-foot classical domed Conservatory is the only one of its kind in the mid-Atlantic. Visitors can explore more than a dozen themed gardens including a Children’s Garden, Rose Garden, Healing Garden, Fountain Garden, Asian Valley and more. The Garden regularly hosts special exhibits including an annual Butterflies LIVE! exhibition.

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