If you like flowers and plants, here is a place to write about your program: the New York Botanical Garden. The New York Botanical Garden is located in the heart of the Bronx, giving you the opportunity to experience this New York area, which is less crowded with tourists than Manhattan and Brooklyn.
Founded in 1891, the New York Botanical Garden spans 100 acres, establishing itself as the largest botanical garden in the United States and one of the largest in the world. The garden is also classified as a historical monument since 1967.
In total, you can visit 50 different gardens that include the flora of the world, gardens temperate areas in the desert through the tropics. A real world tour of flowers and plants!
Cactus and water lilies
Also enter the impressive Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, a huge greenhouse inspired by the Italian Renaissance and modeled after the Royal Botanic Garden in Kew, not far from London. Inside, you will discover an incredible collection of tropical plants, cacti and desert plants. Take a look at the ponds with its beautiful water lilies and elegant lotus flowers in summer.
A little further afield, explore the Rock Garden, an alpine garden built in 1931. Plants and flowers run between stones and crevices.
Do not miss the impressive building that houses the library. Founded in 1899, the LuEsther T. Mertz Library is the largest library dedicated to botany in America, with more than 550,000 books and 11 million records in its archive.
Finally, if you start to have foot pain, board the Tram Tour, a small bus that will allow you to go around the garden. The tour is included in the price of the entrance!