Orlando Spotlight: Leu Gardens
Leu Gardens is a quaint 50-acre botanical gardens nestled in the Winter Park area of Orlando! Each garden is designed specifically to further the goal to inspire visitors to appreciate and understand plants. Donated to the city of Orlando in 1961 by Mr. Harry P. Leu and his wife, this garden is a favorite spot among locals.
Opening every day from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., the daytime admission includes the gardens and Leu House Museum, a turn-of-the century building structured to reflect the families who once called this home. The historic Leu manor offers 30-minute guided tours starting at 10:00 a.m. with the last tour at 3:30 p.m.
In addition to enjoying the foliage and green ambiance, Leu Gardens is the site of many public and private events. Guests can enjoy story time for the youngsters, after hours jazz strolls, concerts, classes and a variety of seasonal events. One of the most popular private events is the monthly Date Night Movies on the lawn, where attendants can bring chairs, blankets, and pack a picnic to enjoy under the stars, all for $6.
There is so much to see and do in Orlando, so don’t miss out on any of the local hidden treasures.. For information on other things to do in Orlando, contact a VillaDirect Guest Service associate at 866-934-9177 or firstname.lastname@example.org for advice.