The North Carolina Arboretum
165 locals recommend ·
About this place
An affiliate institution of the 17-campus University of North Carolina system, The North Carolina Arboretum cultivates connections between people and plants.
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Wonderful trails and beautiful gardens. Great lights /decorations during the Holiday/Christmas season.
If you're into bonsai definitely go here! They have a fantastic exhibit! This place was designed by the famous architect Frederick Law Olmstead who also designed Biltmore's outdoor spaces in addition to New York City's Central park. There are trails throughout this land and much of the vegetation is…
Beautiful gardens, bonsai masters, walkways and bike trails. exhibits... As a side note, our dear friend Bill Brown sculpted the iron gates of the Arboretum entrance.
Great place to take a walk in the evening at Christmas time! They have Christmas light displays, Hot chocolate and Santa. Great for all ages.
A hidden gem that not everyone knows about. Wonderful mountain views and hiking trails in a peaceful setting.