Veldheer Tulip Gardens is just e. off US 31 at 12755 Quincy St. On display are more than 275 varieties of tulips and daffodils in a setting of windmills, drawbridges and canals. The main flowering season, with 15 acres of blooms, is late April through early May. A wide selection of bulbs and flowering plants replaces the tulips for the remainder of the year. A herd of 19 bison can be seen on the grounds.
Gardens open daily 8-7, early to mid-May (during Tulip Time Festival); Mon.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4, Apr. 1-early May and mid-May through July 31. The store is open year-round. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.