Nothing could be finer than springtime in the Triangle Area! Blue skies, colorful flowers, budding trees and gentle breezes make spending time outdoors a pleasure. Our part of North Carolina boasts a large number of opportunities to enjoy the natural beauty of this season.
The NC Botanical Gardens located in Chapel Hill has free admission and offers a large variety of native plants. Families can enjoy the education center, giant outdoor chess set, and the original cabin of playwright, Paul Green.
The Sarah P. Duke Gardens, adjacent to Duke University, is a beautiful place for picnics, special occasion portraits, and wildlife sightings. There is a terrace shop & cafe on site.
In Raleigh, the NC Museum of Art features a park that “connects art, nature and people.” With miles of recreational trails, visitors can picnic, jog, bike or stroll while enjoying the beauty of nature and art.
The annual Hillsborough Garden Tour is May 20-21st this year. The show includes both public and private gardens, and features a plant sale.
Plan an outing to one of these beautiful sights and enjoy what nature - and our local area- has to offer!