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Florida Botanical Gardens

12520 Ulmerton Rd, Largo, FL 33774
+1 727-582-2100
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Ranked #2 of 15 Attractions in Largo
Type: Gardens
Traveler Description: The Florida Botanical Gardens offer a well laid out large area devoted to a range of interesting plants. The curving pathways lead visitors through... more »
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Saint Augustine, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

Absolutely wonderful! I would hope anyone woukd take time to see this! If you like Florida, you must see!

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Largo, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Great place just went and can't wait to go again, Its free and awesome empty parking evrywere , Fruit trees ,veggies ,herbs and more . You see it all in like 30 minutes but theres nice areas to just sit and relax even my 3 year old girl was loving it.

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Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
68 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Many people may pass on this park but don't make that mistake. This has to be one of the best most beautiful landscaping I've ever seen on a par with either Miami or the Yamato gardens in West Palm Beach. Plants flowers art work walking trails wedding plaza and ponds. So many plants with great signage that makes it easy... More

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New Jersey
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A long walk but a great place to visit. At Christmas they decorate. Bathrooms are clean so are grounds. Beautiful flowers and great directions and descriptions of each plant, easy and free parking....Sept 2014

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Tampa, Florida
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52 reviews 52 reviews
10 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Hard to believe there is no cost to visit. The gardens are spectacular, with many different areas (palms, orchids, herbs, etc.). We went twice during our week-long vacation to the area.

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Largo, Florida
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59 reviews 59 reviews
25 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

As previously mentioned by others, this free park is a treasure to stroll around at any season and share with in town guests or grab friends and make time to walk around and enjoy nature and study various flowers, trees and herbs. The grounds are always kept up with, good rotation of plants and everything is labeled very well. It... More

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Tampa, Florida
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188 reviews 188 reviews
117 attraction reviews
217 helpful votes 217 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I only had a hour to spend for my visit, but I was able to see all of the garden areas in that time. That being said, it is a very large park and you could easily spend half a day here. I love succulents, and was very pleasantly surprised to find a small but very nice succulent and cactus... More

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Clearwater, Florida, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Check the weather and bring a camera. This is one of the most beautiful places in all of Tampa Bay. There are frequently weekend weddings so choose your time. Either early or later but the gardens are massive and have nice clean bathrooms.

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UK
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Tranquil gardens that are quiet and beautiful to walk round. It really gave us a different day out away from the hustle and bustle of the beach! The gardens are beautifully kept and the walking trails are easy to follow with very clear labelling so you know what all the plants, trees and flowers are. We also enjoyed trying to... More

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Seminole, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is such a nice place to sit, relax, and enjoy nature. They have events all year round from carolers during Christmas to jugglers in the spring. Perfect for family outings on any day of the week.

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