No matter what type of gardens you love to look at, America is home to such a wide variety. With everything on offer from botanicals to desert gardens and large roaming estates, we are truly blessed to have such magnificent works of nature to admire. Here are our top picks for four of the best gardens in the US for you to enjoy.
Arguably one of the most popular botanical gardens in the country, the Missouri Botanical Gardens are not to be missed. These gardens host everything from music festivals to flower shows and it’s no wonder when you see just how much beauty can be found here.
With 79 acres of gardens within and a 17-acre section dedicated entirely to Japanese gardens, you could spend a whole day getting lost in its wonder.
When you think of the desert, you probably don't imagine lively and green plants growing wildly as far as the eye can stretch. However, if you pay a visit to the Desert Botanical Gardens in Phoenix that's exactly what you'll find.
These amazing gardens feature everything from succulents to wildflowers, with an amazing array of butterfly species to be found as well. This garden will completely transform the way you think about botanicals and perhaps give you some inspiration for the home.
The famed estate belonging to the Vanderbilt family has some of the most amazing grounds found in this country. Not only is the lawn so big that it takes two staff two hours to mow, but the surrounding gardens are a thing of wonder.
Designed by Frederick Law Olmsted who designed Central Park, these gardens have 15 acres of native plants, lush grass, and lily filled pools, and it’s open to visitors and guests to stroll through as they wish.
This famous country house has some of the most well-known gardens in the land, with 16 acres of formal gardens surrounding it.
Located in San Mateo County, guests are welcome to explore the gardens and house at their own leisure, and even take in some of the amazing sculptures that adorn the gardens. Jazz festivals, art programs, and flora classes are all held here, offering more than just a stunning garden to explore.
Even if you can't find the time or money to visit these gardens at least once in your life, there's a good chance that you have some amazing scenery in your local area. Make a point of exploring the region and you may surprise yourself with how much beauty you can find at home.