Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is a must-see destination for anyone visiting the Sarasota area. Located on the shore of Sarasota Bay, the gardens feature a variety of tropical plants and trees as well as a stunning butterfly garden. The gardens are also home to an exquisite collection of orchids and bromeliads. Visitors have the opportunity to explore the grounds via scenic pathways and boardwalks or relax in one of the gardens’ lush hammocks. Additionally, educational programs, classes, and special events are held throughout the year for all ages. The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is dedicated to inspiring all who visit with its beauty while providing a haven for plants from around the world. Whether you’re looking for a place to relax and enjoy nature or gain knowledge about plants, the gardens have something unique to offer everyone. Guests can also explore the historic Roberson Mansion, with its restored rooms from the Victorian era. The mansion is open throughout the year for visitors to discover its secrets and learn more about the history of the gardens. Guest can also take part in special events held throughout the year, including lecture series and movie nights.
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