(©Paula Gross/Courtesy UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens)
This natural attraction on the campus of UNC Charlotte consists of a combination of indoor and outdoor garden facilities. Three environments offer a woodland glen, a greenhouse hosting six themed collections and gardens that feature native and non-native plants. Outdoor gardens open during daylight hours; McMillan Greenhouse: M-Sa, 9 am-4 pm; Su, 1-4 pm. Free admission.