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Steeped in history, rich with tradition, the United States Botanic Garden (USBG) is a living plant museum that informs visitors about the importance, and often irreplaceable value, of plants to the well-being of humans and to earth's fragile...more
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The US Botanic Gardens is an indoor series of plantings from around the world. They have thousands of orchids as well as many tropical plants, everyone will recognize by their products such as cacao, coffee, vanilla, papaya and banana. It is not far from the...More
Lovely gardens at the bottom of Capital Hill. It is small, but the plants make a great impact. Terrific all year round, but a highlight is the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas as the gardens are decorated and have special exhibits that should not be...More
The US Botanic Garden is an amazing place which I would say is more suited for locals, now that doesn’t mean that visitors shouldn’t visit but they may not be interested as the gardens are small and not exactly on most trips but if you...More
I always love heading to big city Botanical Gardens for respite from the hustle and bustle so was happy to check out the US Botanic Gardens in the National Mall in between Smithsonian museum hopping.
The gardens are divided into separate sections, all of which...More
Our family enjoys visiting botanical gardens wherever we vacation. DC would be no exception. We had a little trouble finding the front door (it is on the north side-Jefferson Dr., not Independence Ave.). We were greeted promptly and invited to join a walking tour, that...More
Lots of different gardens within various greenhouses that were extremely different. You could climb up to a second level and walk around some of them, giving a feeling of been in a canopy setting.
They were really well kept, had a large variety of plants...More
DC is full of wonderful museums. But the National Botanic Gardens is a nice change... relaxing, quiet, a respite away from the city hustle and bustle. It’s not large, so You can see it in just a couple of hours. Specimens are nicely labeled. I...More