Feel inspired when you get lost in lush, green foliage at Mounts Botanical Garden of Palm Beach County. Watch as a magical world unfolds all around you at this 14-acre living plant museum. The scenery changes as you move from one garden to the next. Each one of the 23 unique gardens tells its own story through a meticulous selection of flora. Visitors will encounter swampy cypress knees, fragrant flowers, resilient succulents, and so much more. The Palm Beaches boast an incredible subtropical climate and various outdoor attractions like these gardens. For more ideas to include in your itinerary, be sure to check out our complimentary Insider’s Guide!
Plan the Perfect Day at Mounts Botanical Garden
Wander Through Gardens
A trip to Mounts Botanical Garden is one of the best family activities near West Palm Beach! Let the kids find their way through the Children’s Maze. Then, snap photos of natural scenes that appear to be straight out of a Monet, van Gogh, or O’Keeffe painting. Some of the living, photosynthesizing exhibits you’ll find at this botanical garden include:
- Garden of Tranquility
- Windows on the Floating World
- Rose and Fragrance Garden
- Garden of Extremes
- Butterfly Garden
- Our Island: Color & Shade
- Tropical Foliage Border
- And so much more!
Learn Through Engaging Programs
This botanical garden offers a variety of classes, lectures, and workshops for children and adults alike! Learn more about particular species of plants or the history of gardening. Kids love the crafting programs and storytime in the garden. Their imaginations run wild as they are immersed in a setting that resembles something they might see in a fairytale picture book.
Ask a Gardener
While you’re exploring, you can even ask a master gardener for advice so that you can emulate the same ideas in your own garden! They’re happy to assist you with your questions regarding botany, plant placing, pest management, irrigation, and more!
Attend an Event
Throughout the year, the botanical garden hosts an array of events! For example, during the winter holidays, the garden lights up for the season! There’s no better way to get into the holiday spirit than by wandering through magically lit gardens in the dark. Be sure to check their events calendar, so you don’t miss an exciting affair such as a ballet performance or even a dog’s day in the park for those who bring their pooch along on vacation!
Know Before You Go
Monday-Sunday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The general admission pricing is just a $5 suggested donation!
Return to Casa Grandview’s Lush, Green Property
Encounter hints of tropical foliage and gorgeous, green gardens at Casa Grandview’s property in West Palm Beach! There’s no better place to rest your head after a long day exploring things to do in the Palm Beaches and strolling through Mounts Botanical Garden. Stay in one of our private vacation rentals during your getaway in paradise. Our Bahama Breeze Bungalow makes the perfect home away from home. Guests love being tucked beneath the shade of lazy palms and staying in this charming bungalow adorned with botanical-themed decor. What are you waiting for?