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McKee Botanical Garden

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Address: 350 US Highway 1, Vero Beach, FL 32962-2906
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+1 772-794-0601
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12:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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An oasis in the city

Enjoyed the garden paths at McKee and the Lego exhibit that they had going on at the time. Many plants are labeled and this makes the visit even more enjoyable. Got lots of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Enjoyed the garden paths at McKee and the Lego exhibit that they had going on at the time. Many plants are labeled and this makes the visit even more enjoyable. Got lots of photos to remind us of this beautiful place! Lots of shade to keep you cool on a warm day.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

During the week this is very relaxing and slow paced. Reading the history in the dining hall building area made it very interesting. The Lego sculptures were fun but the real foliage was the main attraction. It felt like being in a tropical jungle. Good for older people and they have a loaner wheelchair if the walk gets too much... More 

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Maplewood, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a wonderful little island of tranquility in this congested part of Florida. It is well maintained and beautiful and we especially liked the Lego artwork that was on display while we were there. Really a well done botanical garden!!

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Thank Michael W
Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife is a certified landscape designer and plantscape artist in terrariums. She says McKee is amazing and I agree. Not satisfied with a "jungle garden" for nearly a century, McKee now presents an incredible variety of programs including dinosaurs and Lego creations installed beautifully among the plants. Their lights throughout the garden during Christmas and New Years attract thousands... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Walking thru this garden is a fun thing for all ages. Visited with 3 year old and his parents. Weekends are busy but weekdays are generally not. Great little gift shop and nice restaurant for lunch. Good way to get some outdoor exercise.

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Vero Beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great afternoon, beautiful gardens, good lunch and coffee.Clean and beautiful trails through lush old Florida flora.

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Haddon Twp.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

From bygone days McKee was a jungle Garden.There are no more animals today.But the Polynesian building with with its hundred guest table has been restored to a magnificent structure. The gardens are beautiful throughout with orchids adorning many of the trees. As a bonus there were Lego sculptures throughout the garden for a limited time. Definitely a little gem.

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Tolland, Connecticut, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visiting with my sisters we enjoyed this nice afternoon trek through lush tropical gardens, waterways and natural beauty. There's a Lego exhibit which will be a great draw for a family with children.

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Vero Beach, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a very nice place to visit many people hold their weddings there. Its a great place to go to enjoy beautiful sites and scenery as you stroll through at your leisure. the flowers are always gorgeous and natural.

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We so enjoyed all that this wonderful place had to offer. There were many gardeners and horticulturists working and so very pleasant to talk to. My membership at the Arnold Arboretum allowed me to visit at no charge. We enjoyed a light lunch at the cafe. I would very definitely look forward to visiting again.

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