Established in 1820, the United States Botanic Garden is one of the oldest botanic gardens in North America and houses approximately 44000 plants. If in DC, you need to add this to your itinerary.

Visiting the Garden is FREE and there are plenty of interesting things that will pique your curiosity.

The Conservatory is the showpiece and houses a diverse plant collection from rainforests, deserts, aquatic habitats, and more!

Have you ever wondered just what a coffee plant looks like? It's one of the many plants growing in the Garden!

The Botanic Garden also has lectures and workshops and educational programs for children, families, and adults.

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