Checkout these springtime wonderlands in the ATL
Longer days, vibrant blooms… Spring is in the air, here in the ATL! To celebrate, we thought we’d round-up some of the best gardens in and around the city that are absolutely blooming gorgeous. From botanical gardens with impressive art exhibitions to hidden garden gems. Keep scrolling for some Atlantan springtime inspiration.
1. Atlanta Botanical Garden
Where: Piedmont Park
If you’ve yet to visit the Atlanta Botanical Garden, then this is definitely your sign to visit. Even if you’re a regular, their constant updates and new exhibitions keep the enchanting gardens one of the most magical in the ATL.
2. Callaway Gardens
Where: Pine Mountain, Georgia
This year-round resort and botanical garden is extra special during the springtime months. Their Spring FlowerFest is a celebration of spring with endless fields of flowers, botanical art, springtime blooms, and so much more. For more information, click here.
3. Smith-Gilbert Gardens
Over 20,000 daffodils annually bloom at Smith-Gilbert Gardens’ celebration of spring and art. Every year the garden hosts an epic sculpture exhibition, to help expand on their already impressive collection. Thousands of flowers are scattered around the art and the enchanting grounds, making it the perfect place for a springtime pitstop this season. Click here for more information.
5. Gibbs Gardens
Where: Ball Ground, Georgia
Featuring the largest daffodil display in the U.S., Gibbs Gardens is such a beautiful place to visit during the spring. Their Daffodil ColorFest features millions of daffodil blossoms — representing more than 200 varieties of early, mid & late bloomers covering 50 acres of hillsides and valley. For more information, click here.
6. Atlanta History Center
The Atlanta History Center looks after several gardens and iconic ATL landmarks across the city. Their most beloved is the Goizueta Gardens, a 33-acre landscape encompassing nine distinct gardens—including preserved woodland, diverse plant collections, and heritage-breed animals.
7. Oakland Cemetery
Roam the oldest public park in Atlanta, Oakland Cemetery. There are so many events held here throughout the year, delving into our city’s history and legacy. However, during the spring, it’s all about the daffodils and their springtime blooms. There’s even gorgeous the backdrop of our iconic skyline.
8. The State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Where: Athens, Georgia
Athens is home to our The Peach State’s official Botanical Garden. Visiting during the springtime for an amazing selection of gardens, exhibits, and more. It boasts five miles of color-coded nature trails that wind through serene natural areas that connect numerous natural features and native piedmont plant communities.