Marie Selby Botanical Gardens - Sarasota, Florida, USA
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N 27° 19.686 W 082° 32.398
17R E 347647 N 3023716
Quick Description: Marie Selby Botanical Gardens - A tropical, urban oasis featuring horticulture displays, Children's Rainforest Garden, & a Butterfly House, all in a Sarasota bay-front setting, alongside the Tamiami Trail, a Florida Scenic Byway.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 12/6/2014 1:58:15 PM
Waymark Code: WMN1BK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
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Long Description:
Florida Scenic Highway - Tamiami Trail - Windows to the Gulf Coast Waters, travels along US 41 from the Sarasota/Charlotte County line to the Manatee/Hillsborough County line, for a total of 70 miles. The Hwy is bursting with Roadside attractions, like the Selby Gardens is a Bayfront garden oasis made up of many smaller gardens.

"Thanks to the generosity of its principal benefactor, Marie Selby, who bequeathed these Gardens for public enjoyment in 1975, Selby Gardens has attracted attention and support from additional patrons. In addition to gaining considerable knowledge of tropical plants and their origins, visitors have a chance to learn about Sarasota’s rich legacy of environmental advocacy and philanthropy" Text Source: (visit link)

Hours of Operation:
Open daily 10:00AM – 5:00PM*

Admission Prices:
Adults $19
Children 4-11 $6
Wikipedia Url: [Web Link]

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