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A June 2003 trip to Myrtle Beach by hersplash

Brookgreen Gardens Photo, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina More Photos
Quote: When you are done with the shopping or tired of the beach, take a short drive to Murrell's Inlet and see the spectacular Brookgreen Gardens.

Brookgreen Gardens

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Brookgreen Gardens Photo, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
BrookGreen Gardens is located about 20 miles south of Myrtle Beach at Murrell’s Inlet. It’s a huge property filled with wonderful gardens, 900 sculptures by 300 artists, wildlife, and history. It was founded in 1931 by Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington to preserve the native flora and fauna and to display beautiful art in this setting. They didn’t have any wheelchairs there, and with acres to cover, I skipped the wildlife and just saw the gardens and sculptures. The sculpture garden covers 50 acres alone, so I suggest bringing your own wheelchair, preferably motorized. If you have trouble walking, plan to see the property on multiple visits. The grounds were broken up into separate ...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on January 14, 2005

Brookgreen Gardens
Highway 17 South Po Box 3368
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
+1 800 849 1931; +1