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Florida Botanical Gardens

12520 Ulmerton Rd, Largo, FL 33774
+1 727-582-2100
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Ranked #3 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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Tampa, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
10 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

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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24 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

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
208 helpful votes 208 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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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
10 helpful votes 10 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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Orlando, FL
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We finally visited this place after three years of living here. It has trails that you can walk and explore; benches and seats for you to seat through out the park. There are a lot of fish and some turtles in the pond. There were signs indicating that there are alligators but we didn't spot any. It just a great... More

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Largo, Florida
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4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Well worth a visit. A multitude of tropical plants in an ideal setting. I can't believe this is free. A wonderful way to spend a few hours. Thanks to all the volunteers who take care of this garden. If you are lucky one of them will share the all splce tree with you.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
30 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This is a lovely setting with very good exhibits, a broad variety of gardens all of which are well presented and interesting and some very nice trails to walk. Around almost every corner is something well worth stopping to admire / look at. A good visit.

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Seminole, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The Florida Botanical Gardens is a beautiful setting nestled in busy Largo. We love going for their Holiday Lights. Make sure you bring cash because even though it's technically free, they do accept donations.

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