Escape the frigid cold to a place where summer reigns – the New York Botanical Garden. Home to a magical array of flowers and plants year round, there’s more to do there then you might think!

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Beginning January 14th, families are welcome to explore Tropical Discoveries and Wintertime Wonders, where kids will learn the difference between tropical and temperate plants by potting one of their own to take home.

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Saturdays and Sundays in the Conservatory are spent educating visitors on the healing properties of tropical plants, so drop by for an interactive demonstration – edible samples and all! If ornithology’s more your thing, don’t miss the weekly bird walks through June.

Also noteworthy is the new exhibition Close, showcasing the work of photographer Allan Pollock-Morris. He traveled to Scotland to take pictures of landscapes average persons point of view, exclusively for your viewing pleasure.

Naturally, you can’t leave without experiencing the Natural Plant Garden tour. Check out this map before you go for a virtual peek at what you can expect to find!

New York Botanical Garden

2900 Southern Blvd

New York, NY 10458

(718) 817-8700

Get your nature fix at the New York Botanical Garden. Although tickets to each activity at the Garden vary in price, kids 12 and under ride free on Seastreak through Memorial Day, so why not make a day of it? Check out our schedule for departure and arrival times.

Sea you soon,

The Seastreak Family

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