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Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens

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Address: 3800 Arboretum Drive, Dubuque, IA 52001
Phone Number: (563) 556-2100
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Glorious flowers in a lovely setting

A friend had warned us not to miss the Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, and she was right. The grounds are beautifully landscaped, and there are many different gardens within the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
PATRICIA F
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FAIRFIELD
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FAIRFIELD
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

A friend had warned us not to miss the Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, and she was right. The grounds are beautifully landscaped, and there are many different gardens within the gardens. This wasn't peak rose season, but there is a beautiful rose garden. The dahlias were glorious, and everything was wonderfully labeled. There were plenty of birds and butterflies enjoying... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful and so well maintained. Volunteers were great and very friendly. The weather was perfect which made our day even more special

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Loyal, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

well this was sure a nice experience the caretakers were very nice the Hostas and the cone flowers were my favorite nice walk nice way to spend a morning

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Coralville, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Nice free botanical garden. Lots of beautiful plants to see and a quiet peaceful atmosphere. They do an excellent job with this garden!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Collect yourself here, lot's of birds chirping and squirrels ducking around, it's not a huge sprawl but enough little nooks to get distracted.

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I am so happy that I came here and I would love to come back in the fall because I think it will be so beautiful with the colors. It is not a huge garden but it is still nice to walk around. Everyone who works here is so nice.

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Mount Horeb, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

As a plant nerd, I've been to a lot of different botanical gardens and arboretums. The rose garden is more impressive than any others I've seen, so it's worth seeing. The hosta garden is well marked and I admit to taking photos of a lot of different hostas that I hope to add to my collection. However, the rest of... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

A pretty place to take pictures. To walk. To enjoy the hills, trees and flowers. We had a family photo shoot here. The backdrop was PERFECT! It is very well maintained and cared for.

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South Haven, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

This garden was beautiful. So many different sections to see. Each one was really nice and creative. I just loved the way the plants were arranged. I thought it is one of the best gardens I have seen. Plus it's free!

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Beautifully landscaped. So many varieties of specimens to see. Bring a book and sit on one of the many secluded spots and absorb the view.

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