Rediscover the beauty of The Bok Tower and Gardens


first_img LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply The Anatomy of Fear Please enter your comment! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter TAGSBok Tower and Gardens Previous articlePre-Christmas Arrival Shipping Deadlines for 2016Next article2017 will be a year of new building, rebuilding and expansion in Apopka Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Please enter your name here Planning a Day Trip? Discover this gem off the beaten pathWhen your family desires a change of scenery, Visit Central Florida has the perfect escape to rejuvenate both kids and adults: Bok Tower Gardens.Bok Tower Gardens is a beautiful, relaxing hideaway that’s only a short drive from major theme parks and beaches. Much more than a botanical garden, this historic landmark offers a wide range of activities to keep your family entertained all day. Here are just a handful of the experiences you’ll find at Bok Tower Gardens.Outdoor Kitchen and Edible GardenA recent addition, the Outdoor Kitchen and Edible Garden is a great attraction for foodies and home gardeners alike. Enjoy fresh garden-to-table dining, and learn tips for growing vegetables and creating interesting dishes during chef-led demonstrations. Along with the tasty meals, you’ll admire the charming setup; this outdoor kitchen is built from reclaimed cypress wood and features a wood-fired brick oven.The Children’s GardenBok’s new Children’s Garden opens up in September, and offers three acres of play area in open, natural environments. Kids of all ages will have a blast exploring and learning through a wide range of activities, from rock scrambles to fairy trails. When the weather’s warm, don’t miss out on playful water games by the river!GeocachingIt’s a treasure-hunting game for the modern world! Geocaching, where you use GPS-enabled devices to navigate and track down hidden objects, is available in three different locations throughout the Gardens. The three geocaching locations also include trade treasures and a log book to enhance the game.The Singing Tower Carillon ConcertsPack a picnic and blanket, and enjoy lunch under the tower to the sounds of a live carillon concert at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. daily. The carillon is a musical instrument consisting of 23 cast bronze bells, and can play music in any key. If you’d rather not prepare food before hand, you can find a fresh, flavorful lunch at the Blue Palmetto Cafe.Family FunAt Bok Tower Gardens, there are plenty of entertainment options created with the whole family in mind. Discovery Backpacks encourages your to explore the breathtaking Gardens, taking in the fresh scents and vivid colors, while enjoying fun and educational activities. If you wish to learn more about the Gardens, sign your family up for a free Garden Adventure Guide. During the tour, you’ll learn fun facts about its culture and natural history. You can even use the map and clues to hunt for hidden tile posts on your way to the Singing Tower.Natural beauty, fun activities and live music – what’s not to love about these gardens? To learn more about Bok Tower Gardens and start planning your visit, head to visitcentralflorida.org today.last_img

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