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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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Bloomington, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Wow what a nice place to visit. Walking around loooking at the wonderful flowers were nice. The coolest thing I noticed was the banana trees with actual bananas on them. So many varities of flowes to look at. Good exercise too and clean restrooms. They must have a light walk because some company was setting up christmas lights in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

All the plants were labeled. It was fun to get to see plants I have never seen before that don't grow in my area. Best part is it was free and not crowded at all!

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Elizabeth, CO
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This was a terrific find, and is totally free! We loved the fruit tree section - I've never seen bananas growing on trees. There are Adirondack chairs around to sit and enjoy the ponds, which are covered in lily pads. This is a great time of year to go - we practically had the place to ourselves!

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Kingston, New Hampshire
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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

Being a gardner from the northeast, I love seeing the local flora of wherever I visit - and the Botanical Gardens simply have it all. Sectioned into different gardens which actually blend one after the other on winding paths, the Gardens have beautiful tropical plants - with plant identifiers! There is also a beautiful wedding garden, vines, palms, fountains, a... More

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Saint Augustine, Florida
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 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

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
147 reviews 147 reviews
78 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 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
16 helpful votes 16 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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