New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY . The Enid A. Haupt Conservatory located on the grounds of the 120-year-old New York Botanical Garden is the United States' largest Victorian glasshouse. This New York City landmark opened in 1902; it has served as a year-round, must-see destination for plant and conservatory lovers alike.
The Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Prospect Heights, Brooklyn - A highlight of these 52 acres is the Japanese Garden, where cherry trees bloom every spring. Hunting for waterfalls and turtle-watching on the pond are stellar ways to spend an afternoon.