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The Arboretum

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Address: 500 Alumni Drive, Lexington, KY 40503
Phone Number: (859) 257-6955
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Perfect for a walk alone, or a first date

Beautiful property for walking a dog, meditating, or a cheap first date. It's very well maintained and beautiful in the Spring and Summer.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful property for walking a dog, meditating, or a cheap first date. It's very well maintained and beautiful in the Spring and Summer.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I make it a point to go to the Arboretum for a run every time I visit Lexington. Its a beautifully landscaped space that is most relaxing. They also have a lovely rose garden which is fun to explore.

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Thank thecaribou
Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Wonderful nature in the middle of Lexington. Perfect place if you need to calm down and you do not have the time or opportunity to go somewhere outside of Lexington. You can also see here many diiifernt plants and flowers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

The Arboretum is perfect for anyone! You can walk the lovely trails, play in the Children's Garden or enjoy educational events. Highly recommended!

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Thank Michelle M
Lexington, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

First time to the Arboretum. An interesting garden right in the middle of Lexington. Nice walking paths. Very interesting foliage. Can't wait to see it this spring and summer.

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Thank 316melee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

We went to the Arboretum in November, so mostly everything was already dying for the winter. However, it was still among the activities we had the most fun with on our trip to Lexington as a family. This is a very large space where we easily spent over 2 hours playing on lawns, in trees, using downed tree stumps as... More 

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Lexington, Ky.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

A wonderful place in Lexington to take a walk. Very pretty and well cared for. Also a safe place even if you are alone. We visit it regularly.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

Autumn is always my favorite season of the year... This park proof it further... Have many of trees variety... Huge park, cool to walk around, jogging, walking the dog, introducing kids to the nature, taking pictures or just walking arround enjoy the fresh air. Must visit place

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Thank Ivonny E
Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

This is one my favorite places in Lexington always love to visit no matter the season! usually I go with my wife and my 3 years girl, a good place to walk, relax and also take pictures.

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Clarksville, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

I was a little hesitant that the Arboretum wouldn't be a good choice for our Sunday afternoon stroll in the middle of Autumn, but it was still lovely and enjoyable without being too crowded to feel intimate. I would recommend to anyone wanting a cheap way to spend time with their loved ones.

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