While the rest of the country is still icy and cold, Orlando is in full bloom. 1) Epcot’s 24th International Flower & Garden Festival is underway March through May. Enjoy play gardens, admire 100 topiaries and 220 floating gardens, and dine at popular outdoor kitchens. 2) Bok Tower Gardens is a peaceful escape. Set on 250 acres with a brand-new children’s garden and play area, the garden is famous for its 200-foot-tall bell tower, played daily by the world’s best carillonneur. Near downtown Orlando, 3) Leu Gardens features 50 acres of landscaped grounds along Lake Rowena. Admire 200-year- old oak trees, stroll through the rose gardens and even participate in a dinosaur scavenger hunt where you can spot 18 life-like dinos hiding in the flora.