Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix
Nestled amid the red buttes of Arizona’s Papago Park, the Desert Botanical Garden is home to one of the world’s most amazing collections of desert plants. This museum, which is one of only 44 botanical gardens accredited by the American Association of Museums, displays 50 acres of beautiful outdoor exhibits.
Home to 139 rare, threatened and endangered plant species from around the world, the Garden offers interesting and inspiring experiences to more than 300,000 visitors each year. Don’t miss special events and exhibits such as the Spring Butterfly Exhibit.
Name: Desert Botanical Garden
Address: 1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, Arizona
Hours: Daily May through September 7 a.m.-8 p.m., daily October through April 8 a.m.-8-p.m.; Closed July 4, Thanksgiving Day and December 25