If you’re rediscovering your province this summer with an RV road trip, be sure to schedule a pit stop to immerse yourself in one of these stunning gardens.
The Butchart Gardens, Victoria, BC
Growing in Victoria, British Columbia for over 100 years, The Butchart Gardens offers beautiful scenery and blooms spread over 55 acres.
Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, Lethbridge, AB
Established in 1967, Nikka Yuko was built to recognize contributions made by citizens of Japanese ancestry to the community of Lethbridge, Alberta. The serene setting is an oasis of tranquility!
Patterson Garden Arboretum, Saskatoon, SK
If trees are your thing, the University of Saskatchewan’s Arboretum offers a compelling collections of nearly 700 trees, shrubs, and vines. It is open to the public throughout the year, free of charge, from sunrise to sunset.
Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg, MB
Explore the gorgeous gardens of Assiniboine Park! There are several to choose from, including the English Garden with its flowing layout and peaceful ponds.
Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, ON
Canada’s largest botanical gardens, the Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington, Ontario offers 300 acres of cultivated gardens, with 27 km of nature trails to stroll.
Reford Gardens/Jardins de Métis, Grand-Métis, QC
A national historic site, the Reford Gardens were built between 1926 and 1958 by horticulturist Elsie Reford. Comprised of 15 gardens, stroll through over 3000 species and plant varieties, including the famous Himalayan blue poppy.
Halifax Public Gardens, Halifax, NS
The 16-acre Halifax Public Gardens is one of the few surviving Victorian gardens in Canada. Designated a National Historic Site of Canada, it is home to more than 140 species of trees and was created over 150 years ago.