Tucked away in Austin you'll find the most calming and tranquil escape. The Zilker Botanical Garden is a hidden gem inside Barton Springs Park. The garden spans 26 acres and welcomes over 300,000 annual visitors through it's gorgeous gardens.
As you adventure through the trails, you'll come across a variety of different habitats from a lush Butterfly Garden to a dry dessert Cactus and Succulent Garden. Step into Jurassic Park as you explore the Tropical Prehistoric Garden where dinosaur remains have been found. The Japanese Tea Garden induces instant serenity as you observe the koi splash around in their pond. As you look up, blue jays jump around between tree branches and below butterflies flutter about amidst the flowers.
Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city and ogle at all the natural beauty. And don't forget to have an impromptu disco party among the trees with the giant disco ball hanging from the branches!
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