Thursday, April 11, 2013

snapshot of Spring - Brookgreen Gardens

There's a perfect snapshot of Spring around every corner at Brookgreen Gardens. This is one of my top picks in the entire state for enjoying everything Spring has to offer. Your children will be exhausted when they leave here as there is so much to see. My boys love discovering each and every statue and sculpture nestled in the flowers here...

You are greeted when you arrive by hosts of gorgeous tulips...

The colors are unreal! Wisteria drapes the statues...

and collides with azaleas for a limited time in this window of Spring...

Pick one of any number of benches on this massive 9,100 acre property for the perfect picnic spot...

Check back here for more on this incredible place, including a butterfly garden, zoo, and even a pontoon boat excursion to view the gardens from a completely different vantage point. This wide open space is heaven for children to roam!

Brookgreen Gardens
US Hwy 17 between Murrells Inlet and Pawleys Island
1931 Brookgreen Dr., Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Admission: Adults 13-64: $14  Seniors 65 & over: $12
Children 4-12: $7  Children 3 and under are free
pmk tips: your admission ticket is good for 7 consecutive days. The butterfly garden and zoo are must sees. Allow a full day and visit the gift shop too. Lunch and drinks available and picnics welcome. They serve a great peach ice tea here!
Shuttle service, strollers, and wheel chairs provided. Restrooms located throughout.
No pets allowed.

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