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VBG Among Garden Tourism Award Recipients

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The Vallarta Botanical Garden was recognized once again, this time the Canadian Garden Council listed it as one of the 'Top 10 North American Gardens Worth Travelling For.'

On November 5, 2019, at the North American Garden Tourism Conference, in the spirit of the conference theme: "Taking Garden Tourism to the Next Level," the recipients of the 2019 Garden Tourism Awards were announced.

The Garden Tourism Awards are presented to organizations and individuals who have distinguished themselves in the development and promotion of garden experiences as tourism attractions and motivators. The awards are proudly supported by the Canadian Garden Council, American Public Gardens Association and Mexican Association of Botanical Gardens and sponsored by the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association.

"In the spirit of highlighting North America's most dynamic garden experiences, we are honoured to announce the 2019 recipients of the 'Top 10 North American Gardens Worth Travelling For' Garden Tourism Awards," said Michel Gauthier, Executive Director of the Canadian Garden Council.

Vallarta Botanical Garden (Jardín Botánico de Vallarta), Puerto Vallarta, Mexico: Visit the internationally famous Vallarta Botanical Garden located just 30 minutes south of Old Town at Km. 24 on Highway 200 and easily accessible by public transportation and taxi. This 64 acre wildlife preserve and botanical garden have something fun for everyone. Over 200 species of birds have been observed on the Garden's grounds. Don't forget to bring your swimsuit for a refreshing dip in the jungle river. See plantings of vanilla, chocolate, and hundreds of other botanical delights! Authentic Mexican Cuisine is served in the Hacienda de Oro Restaurant from 10 am to 5 pm. The Garden is open daily from 9 am to 6 pm (closed Mondays from April 1 to December 1). Garden admission is just $200 pesos. For more information, call (322) 223-6182 or visit vbgardens.org.

Source: Banderas News