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Hours of Operation

Tuesday - Saturday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Noon - 5 p.m.
Closed Mondays and Major Holidays - Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Years Day

Please note: It takes approxmimately 45 minutes - 1 hour to tour the garden. Please arrive 45 minutes prior to closing.

Directions To McKee Botanical Garden

350 US Highway 1, Vero Beach, FL 32962 -
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From I-95 South
Indrio Road (Exit 138) east to US 1 North on US 1 to Vero Beach. McKee Botanical Garden is located at 350 US Highway 1 at the southern gateway of Vero Beach.

From I-95 North
State Route 60 east to US 1 and take US 1 South. Immediately past 4th Street (also known as Indian River Blvd.), McKee Botanical Garden will be on your left. You cannot take a left into the Garden, continue south until you come to where you can do a u-turn and do a u-turn and head north on US 1. Our main entrance is off of US 1. The Garden will be on your right.

From the Beach
Coming over to the mainland from either the Barber Bridge or the 17th Street bridge, take a left on Indian River Blvd. Take a left on 4th Court (4th Court is immediately across the street from Velde Ford). Then take a right at the stop sign. McKee Botanical Garden will be on the left.

On GOLINE IRT take Bus Route #4 South Vero Plaza to Main Transit Hub to the US 1 and 1st Street stop. For more information, please click here.

Download our brochure here.

Admission Fees - December 1st - April 30th

  • Adults - $12.00
  • Seniors - $11.00
  • Children (3-12) - $5.00
  • Children under 3 - FREE
  • School Group*** - $1.00 per child
  • Tour Group*** - General Admission
  • Members - FREE


Admission Fees - May 1st - November 30th

  • Adults - $10.00
  • Seniors - $9.00
  • Children (3-12) - $5.00
  • Children under 3 - FREE
  • School Group*** - $1.00 per child
  • Tour Group*** - $5.00 per person
  • Members - FREE



***NOTE: All group tours must be booked two weeks in advance by calling the McKee Botanical Garden office at 794-0601.

McKee Botanical Garden's Children's Guide is now available on-line.

Garden Gift and Book Shop
Come and visit our garden gift shop located at the garden entrance. We are open Tuesday - Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm and Sunday 12:00 - 5:00pm, closed on Mondays.

Café - Elizabeth’s at the Garden Café is open 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and Sunday, noon to 2:00 p.m. The updated menu features a selection of gourmet sandwiches and salads including the Garden Rachel which features hot pastrami and aged Swiss with coleslaw and thousand island dressing on marble bread, a classic California BLT called ‘the Plumbago,’ as well as the ‘Royal Palm’ - Elizabeth’s signature salad with dried blueberries, carrots, feta and candied pecans on a bed of mixed greens topped with mustard-tarragon vinaigrette and a scoop of chicken salad. The menu also features choices for children along with sweets and an ever-changing variety of daily specials. NOTE: the cafe will be CLOSING APRIL 30th for the summer.

McKee Botanical Garden is wheelchair accessible.  A wheelchair is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call the McKee Botanical Garden office for more information 772-794-0601 ext. 108 or to reserve.

Reference Library
McKee Botanical Garden has a reference library that is staffed solely by volunteers.  It is a non-lending library and you are invited to visit during garden hours.  Due to the volunteer staff, it is advised that you call the Garden at 772-794-0601 to make certain that the library is open.

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