Fodor's Expert Review Bermuda Botanical Gardens
Established in 1898, the Botanical Gardens are filled with exotic subtropical plants, flowers, and trees. The 36-acre property features a miniature forest, an aviary, a hibiscus garden with more than 150 species, and collections of orchids, cacti, fruits, and ferns. In addition to these must-see sights is an intriguing must-smell one: the Garden for the Sightless. Designed primarily for the visually impaired, it has fragrant plants like geraniums, lemons, lavender, and spices, plus Braille signage. Weather permitting, free 60- to 90-minute guided tours of the gardens begin from the Visitors Information Centre at 10:30 Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday; call to confirm.