Enjoy a stroll around this picturesque botanical garden.
Officially open since 1950, the Elizabethan Gardens are a wonder to behold. It is located in North Carolina’s Roanoake Island next to Fort Raleigh National Historic Park. These breathtaking gardens feature exquisite stone statues. It is open 7 days a week year-round excluding Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, New Years Day, and the month of February. Hours vary throughout the year, so please check their website for more information.
There is a children’s garden area and butterfly house on the grounds as well, making it a fun place for the whole family. Every December, they turn on the Winter Lights for their guests Tuesday through Saturday from 6 to 9 pm. General daily admission is free for infants, $10 for adults, $7 for youth (6 - 17), $3 for children (2 - 5), and $3 for pets (service pets are free). One pet per owner is allowed to explore outside provided they stay on a leash. You won't want to miss out on this historic botanical garden, consider stopping by if you are in the area.