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Vander Veer Botanical Park

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Address: 215 West Central Park Avenue, Davenport, IA 52803
Phone Number: 563-326-7812
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Magical place to go

It is a magical place nestled right in the middle of Davenport. It's always a special place to go. Whether it is to enjoy the scenery or to take a tour of the gardens inside and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Davenport, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It is a magical place nestled right in the middle of Davenport. It's always a special place to go. Whether it is to enjoy the scenery or to take a tour of the gardens inside and outside. We LOVE it

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This is a good place to visit when in Davenport. Kind of relaxing to walk through the different gardens, which change each season. There is also a walking path, nearly a mile long, so you can combine a good walk with your visit. There are different sections of the park with plants that thrive in different climates. If it is... More 

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iowa, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Very nice park with Botanical center. Lots of unique plants. Ice skating in the winter on the pond. Ducks and geese during the warm months.

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Davenport, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

this is a great place to walk around and relax and see wonderful flowers, and hear wonderful sounds. The grounds are great to walk around and smell. A must see when you get to Davenport Iowa.

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Milwaukee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Totally awesome park! Wish it were in my backyard. It is set up so cute. It has several different sections to go through, including: a vary realm, a gnome garden, a mermaid island to see. It even has dragon garden! Your children will love this place!

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Davenport, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Vander Veer is a true gem in Davenport - especially when the weather is inclement. This place is our Saturday getaway all through the winter months - it is warm, humid, and cheery, and the flowers and other plantings are beautiful and well-maintained. Admission is only one dollar, and you can get a cup of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate... More 

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Maryland
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We lived a couple blocks from this park and I had wonderful memories off it, was very pleased to see the park was well kept up over the years

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The fountains, trees, flowers were beautiful. Duck pond, playground for the kids, and some nice water features. The "scavenger hunt" for the kids was a nice touch. Beautiful park to spend some time stretching your legs or just relaxing!

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

The conservatory was very special, amazing plants. The duck pond is nice also. You can purchase corn to feed them. I recommend driving around the entire park also as there are several little plant displays and a troll by a little stone bridge.

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Nice clean Park. The Ducks ate food out of our hands. So cool. They never did that when I was a kid!

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Additional Information about Vander Veer Botanical Park

Address: 215 West Central Park Avenue, Davenport, IA 52803
Phone Number: 563-326-7812
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Davenport
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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