Beachside to Boardwalk Family Fun in Carolina Beach
Juniper Level Botanic Garden is a 28-acre display garden containing 21,600 taxa (unique plants). Its focus is to determine and showcase the diversity of ornamental plants that will thrive in USDA Zone 7b (with the exception of an Amorphophallus collection). The garden not only functions as a display area but also doubles as an ex-situ conservation, research and development facility. Free admission. Hours: Eight weekends per year, two weekends each in winter, spring, summer and fall; by appointment at other times; call or visit website.