Harry P. Leu Gardens

Type: Gardens, Outdoor Activities

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Escape the craziness of the city and spend a delightful fall day among a 50-acre botanical garden just minutes from downtown Orlando. Harry P. Leu Gardens has been a fixture in the city since 1961...  Read More


  • Things to Do in Fall: "Check the calendar for special events, like movie night where you can pack a picnic, and even adult beverages, to enjoy a flick on the big screen."
  • Things to Do with Kids: "Members get reciprocal privileges or discounts to American Horticultural Society partners, which includes over 300 gardens, arboreta and conservatories nationwide."
  • Best Attractions & Activities, Free Things to Do: "Leu Gardens also offers free admission for moms on Mother's Day and dads on Father's Day. Check for plant-sale days, too, on which admission may also be free."
  • Romantic Things to Do: "Check the website for special events and the Friday night movie schedule."
  • Best for Things to Do in Fall Because: The gardens are a beautiful escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.
  • Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: There are always events for the littles, from a fairy door exhibit to movie nights. Check their website for all the info.
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: This is a peaceful escape from city life that has various activities throughout the year.
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: I'm no doctor, but I suspect Leu Gardens' 50-acres of botanical splendor may drop your blood pressure a few points on arrival.
  • Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: The gardens are a perfect escape from the city life.