Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is home to the country's largest tropical butterfly exhibit.
GRAND RAPIDS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WZZM) -- A popular West Michigan attraction has been named one of the best public gardens in the country.
TripAdvisor released its list of top 10 public gardens Wednesday; Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park ranked 8th. Meijer Gardens is a year-round attraction that features 132 acres of plants, a tropical conservatory with exotic blooms, and the country's largest tropical butterfly exhibit in the springtime.
TripAdvisor's rankings are based on reviews and opinions posted on TripAdvisor.com.
Here's the full list:
#1: Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens (Boothbay, Maine)
#2: Longwood Gardens (Kennett Square, Pennsylvania)
#3: Missouri Botanical Garden (St. Louis, Missouri)
#4: The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens (San Marino, California)
#5: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (Tucson, Arizona)
#6: Bookgreen Gardens (Murrells Inlet, South Carolina)
#7: Hillwood Museum & Gardens (Washington D.C.)
#8: Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park (Grand Rapids, Michigan)
#9: Sarah P. Duke Gardens (Durham, North Carolina)
#10: Chanticleer (Wayne, Pennsylvania)
April is National Garden Month.