Airlie’s property has more than 67 acres of beautiful gardens, seasonal blooms, large live oaks, walking trails and historical structures. The garden has a collection of beautiful flowers, plants and trees including azaleas, tulips, camellias palms, ancient oaks, and southern magnolia trees. Your guided tour will also include more than a dozen gardens, including the Pergola and Minnie Evans Chapel. The North Carolina Arboretum covers seven acres of gardens and plants, dedicated to demonstrating the best plant species for southeastern North Carolina landscapes, horticultural techniques, aesthetic design, and research. We will have lunch in Wilmington following our tours. Lunch on your own. Departure time is 8 a.m. Activity Level 4.