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Located in the Bronx, just 20 minutes from Midtown Manhattan via Metro North Railroad, the 250-acre New York Botanical Garden is a showplace of nature in every season of the year and a must-see destination for NYC visitors. Discover 50 breathtaking...more
I took a bus trip from Albany, NY. on 8/25. Arrived at around 11 am, left around 5 pm did not need that much time to cover the entire garden.
1. There is a trolley that drops off and picks up at different attractions. It's...More
This beautiful space in the Bronx is a NY treasure. We were there for the Georgia O’Keeffe "Visions of Hawaii" exhibit, which is stunning. We'd been before for the holiday train show, and it was nice to be there in warm weather and with less...More
Henny Bogan Does New York Botanical Gardens
It seems unlikely that there exists a similarity between the conservatory at Kew Gardens in London and the one at New York’s terrific Botanical Gardens. Even so, horticulturists can’t help making the distinction because both are marvelous to...More
The New York Botanical Gardens (first open to the public in 1891) are in The Bronx which is quite a way from Manhattan where most tourists are based, but it was so nice to get out of the concrete jungle of skyscrapers for a day...More
I visited the gardens last summer when they had the Chilhuly Glass Art installation, then again this past March when we visited NYC for spring break. Both times were well worth the time! The gardens are beautiful, the grounds are stunning, and the indoor exhibits...More
I love botanical gardens. I was there in a winter time so not everything was blooming (of course), however there is still a lot to see. They were working on prep for orchid exhibition at the time. Inside of botanical garden is also fascinating. Next...More
The Georgia O' Keefe exhibit is a theme for this fall. Walk down the main path past the sun sculpture, and past a modern sculpto'rs interpretations of fruit from Hawaii. The wooden sculpture are installed on many lampposts and is unique and lovely. You may...More
My wife and I were spending a week visiting my step daughter and her husband who had moved to NYC last Xmas. After extensive sight seeing and walking in Manhattan she suggested a trip to the Botanical Gardens to see a quieter side of NYC....More
We stayed in Peekskill and drove down Rt. 9 to the Bronx. Easy to get to and on site parking (fee). They have a very nice gift shop and 2 very nice options for a bite to eat. Staff are generally friendly and helpful when...More