23 Oct Brookgreen Gardens Must-See List
When in Myrtle Beach, there are plenty of activities and attractions to choose to spend your time at. One of the favorites of locals and visitors alike is Brookgreen Gardens located just south of the heart of Myrtle Beach! All you need to bring with you is a camera to capture the natural beauty awaiting throughout the over 9,000-acre property!
With our temperate climate and rich soil in the Lowcountry, the garden’s beauty is in bloom year-round. The natural landscape has been expertly preserved to stay true to the original gardens. While strolling through the park you’ll see flowers indigenous to our area!
As soon as you pull in the drive of Brookgreen Gardens, you won’t be able to help yourself from noticing the variety of large sculptures! With the most comprehensive collection of American figurative sculpture in the United States, the sculptures of Brookgreen Gardens are definitely a must-see! The stunning artwork combined with the natural beauty from the blooming flowers are sure to make your heart swoon!
Take a tour through the gardens for an interactive and interesting history of the Lowcountry. Whether you choose to immerse yourself in the rich history by boat or land, Brookgreen Gardens has excursions perfect for any age!
Take advantage of this opportunity to experience animals native to our region in a cozy atmosphere. The Whispering Wings Butterfly Exhibit is open seasonally but worth a visit during the summer months. You’ll get the feeling of calm and serenity as soon as you step inside the exhibit. The butterflies may even land on you, which means good luck!
Throughout the year, Brookgreen Gardens hosts a variety of special events! During the holiday season, Nights of a Thousand Candles is a popular event guaranteed to get you in the holiday spirit. Over 4,500 candles are spread out all over the landscape and hand lit. Sparkly, twinkling lights are wrapped around the oak trees for a beautiful glow while live entertainment, refreshments, and Christmas Carolers are located all over the gardens!
With so much to see and do at Brookgreen Gardens, you may need to plan more than just one day to fit it all in!