An hours drive north outside of Atlanta and you’ll come across the beloved Gibbs Gardens. This stunning botanical safe-haven is perfect for day out to escape the ATL, or as part of a short staycation in North Georgia.
Expect to explore so many types of floral displays, with inspiration drawn from across the globe. From daffodils to cherry blossoms, the gardens have it all. But there’s one flower always puts on the most vibrantly spectacular show every year, and that show is finally in full-swing!
Gibbs Gardens hosts Tulip ColorFest every year, and it guarantees the ultimate treat for the senses. The tall, statuesque, and oval shaped flowers come in a wide range of colors that are vibrantly transforming the gardens into an absolute dream.
Considering the flower has become the very emblem of spring, get festive and head down to the gardens to have a blooming lovely day.
Every December they plant over 30,000+ tulip bulbs. In the spring serpentine beds throughout the Gardens come alive with the striking colors of 40 different types of early, mid and late blooming tulips.
Other blooms taking over the gardens at the moment includes their spectacular daffodils display and cherry blossoms, so you’re sure to have a colorful day.
Speaking of, Gibbs’ daffodil display is the largest in the United States, boasting over two million blooms and bulbs, planted across the beautiful grounds. Click here for more information on the daffodils, or click the link at the bottom of the article.
Gibbs Gardens is one hour north of Atlanta, located at 1987 Gibbs Drive, GA 20107. The gardens are open Tuesday to Sunday from 9am-4pm. Adult tickets cost $20, with discounted rates for seniors and children. Click here to visit their website.