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“McMillan Greenhouse and Gardens”

UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens
Ranked #42 of 183 things to do in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 28 July 2013

After enjoying a walk through a very diverse greenhouse we enjoyed all of the trails and hikes attached to the botanical gardens. At first we did not know where to go, but after finding the entrance we had a great time exploring, reading, and taking pictures of God's creation. Next time, we will need to remember bug spray to keep the mosquitos away.

*Getting a parking pass is free and easy

1  Thank Corey J
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Reviewed 21 May 2013

There are a lot of paths in the gardens, unfortunately, they are not well marked. The plants are also not as well marked as they could be - other than the rhododendrons, which were well marked and spectacular. If you are in the area, this is worth a visit but if you have to go out of your way to visit, there are better places to spend your time.

1  Thank KOLSON3992
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Reviewed 25 April 2013

I was attending school at the time of our visit. It was a very nice place. So calm and serene. They have beautiful flowers and plants of all kinds with plaques to tell all about them. They have bridges and creeks and Asian themed areas. It is clean and very well landscaped. A most enjoyable visit!

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Reviewed 17 April 2013

My wife and I wanted to have a relaxing day and decided to see the gardens, as we'd never been before. Very nicely laid out and saw some wonderful plants and flowers. A lot of color. Great place to relax and enjoy an afternoon walk.

Thank 349Alan
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Reviewed 9 January 2013

I don't got to school at UNCC but discovered the gardens because I was looking for something outdoorsy, safe, and active to do while I was visiting the area for work and looking for some true beauty in the middle of strip mall-landia. What a find and worth the effort to find and take the time to relax and enjoy the beauty of a simple walk on a hidden path in a busy campus!

Although many plants were not in season (I visited in January, most plants were in hibernation), the botanical gardensare designed as series of walking paths that capture natures essence from various perspectives. The effect is calming, relaxing, and purifying, regardless if you're a traveler searching out something different, or a student seeking solace, refuge, or even just a moment of calm in the midst of a hectic class schedule.

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