Harry P. Leu Gardens

1920 N. Forest Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803- Map It
Phone: (407) 246-2620

AAA Editor Notes

Harry P. Leu Gardens is at 1920 N. Forest Ave.; I-4 exit 85 to Princeton Ave., s. on Mills Ave., then .5 mi. e. via Virginia Dr. Stop and smell the roses at this 50-acre botanical garden sheltering camellias, vegetable and herb plots, and a colorful butterfly garden. The site also boasts 10 &#8220;idea&#8221; gardens designed to inspire weekend horticulturists as well as a tropical stream garden ornamented by banana and palm trees, ginger plants and bamboo. Guided tours lasting approximately 30 minutes showcase the Leu House Museum, a two-story farmhouse dating from the 1880s.</br>Guided tours are available. </br>
$10; $5 (ages 4-17). Prices may vary; phone ahead.
Hours: Gardens open daily 9-5. House tours are given daily 10-3:30, Aug.-June. Closed Christmas. Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.