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Top garden recommendations from locals

Botanical Garden
“Beautiful botanic garden next to the museum and the park. Features include a japanese garden, cherry tree esplanade, rose garden, shakepeare garden, conservatory garden, lily ponds, native garden and a farming garden. Perfect place to get lost for hours. ”
  • 850 locals recommend
“Very serene museum, great art, meditative outdoor area, and nice view of the Hudson River.”
  • 381 locals recommend
“One of the most iconic Brooklyn plazas, make sure to take a picture with the beautiful "Soldiers' and Sailors'" arch. From here, you can walk across the street to Prospect Park, or a few minutes to the Brooklyn Museum or the Botanical Garden.”
  • 207 locals recommend
“For a day of relaxation this is the place to be.......enjoy great scenery while you explore the gardens.”
  • 117 locals recommend
“Historic public square with playgrounds, dog runs & community gardens hosting a farmer's market.”
  • 31 locals recommend
“Just a 10 minute walk from the Hudson River-Jersey City waterfront, Hamilton Park is one of two historic neighborhoods in JC! You will see historic brownstone and town homes which were built in the 1860's. Historic architecture meets urban development but this area has been preserved historically. Great cafes, bars and shops are easy to find and you are just a hop, skip and a jump to the Path Train or Ferries that take you right in to downtown or midtown Manhattan.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“A beautiful and ever-changing space on the water, home to new work from some of NYC’s best contemporary sculptors! Make sure to check their program schedule online; in the summer, they offer free yoga, outdoor movies, and more!”
  • 125 locals recommend
“One of the park’s best-kept secrets. Open the iron gate, made in Paris in 1894, on Fifth Avenue and 104th Street, and be transported to Italy, France, and England by way of the Central Park Conservatory Gardens. Comprising three gardens with distinct styles—Italian (tiered hedges and a 12-foot-high jet fountain), French (Walter Schott’s romantic Three Dancing Maidens sculpture), and English (shrubs and perennial plants)—this attraction brings a piece of Europe to the U.S”
  • 74 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Great food. Super nice staff. Neighborhood favorite. Just across the street from the flat. Nice patio.”
  • 73 locals recommend
Cultural Center
“this is a really wild botanical garden with some deliciously weird buildings scattered about.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Queens Botanical Garden is located at 43-50 Main Street in the neighborhood of Flushing, Queens. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
“Historical 28- Acre Estate with incredible Horticulture and amazing views. (est. 1843) ”
  • 33 locals recommend
“Beautiful garden, 5-10 walk from your stay! Perfect for a picnic or a place to read a book and get some sun! ”
  • 37 locals recommend
“It is the nicest park in NYC. Take the Roosevelt Island Tram at 59th street and 2nd avenue up and over the east river to Roosevelt Island. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
“Grab a coffee across the street at Little Canal or Cafe Grumpy and relax on a bench under the trees.”
  • 22 locals recommend
“Out of all the community gardens in the East Village, this is my favorite. It's coiffed and pruned and boasts and adorable little treehouse with a lounge and plenty of reading material. The latest addition: a big bullfrog in the fish pond.”
  • 32 locals recommend