About Garden Destinations

The world is filled with beautiful public gardens and garden destinations waiting to be explored wherever your travels may take you. Garden Destinations Magazine is the online magazine for travelers who want to experience these gardens and destinations.

Whether it’s the showcase garden of the city, the off-the-beaten-path local favorite, or a don’t miss garden event, these public gardens are don’t miss destinations worthy of a visit for both the beauty and experiences offered in each.

Our writers, tops in travel and garden writing, will guide you on a journey to these unique gardens and garden events, give you insider tips, and help you make plans to include these destinations in your next adventure.

Thanks for joining us in our new adventure where gardens are making a difference in the world of travel.


Beverly HurleyBeverly Hurley, editor and publisher of Garden Destinations, is also the editor and publisher of Triangle Gardener magazine, North Carolina’s leader in gardening news and information. She started Garden Destinations as a result of her love of gardening and the realization that she was always seeking out public gardens when she traveled. As a result, she decided to spread the word that visiting public gardens should be part of the travel experience.

In addition to her love of gardening and visiting gardens, she has a background in marketing, public relations, and advertising that extends over 25 years.  Over this time, she owned a successful tourism public relations firm in the Midwest where she promoted many high profile destinations and events. As part of her work, she loved traveling and discovering stories along the way, including many beautiful public gardens waiting to be experienced.

Beverly is a long-time member of the Society of American Travel Writers and a member of the Garden Writers Association. She also serves as the historian of the Society of American Travel Writers. In her free time when she isn’t traveling and gardening, Beverly is a nationally-certified official for USA Swimming.