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Address: 1800 Glenallan Ave, Wheaton, MD
Phone Number: 301/962-1400
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Beautiful free gardens year round

I love both the conservatory and the amazing multiple gardens. Went in late April when both the thousands of tulips and the azaleas were in bloom. Just stunning.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
Ghmagnus
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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117 reviews 117 reviews
41 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I love both the conservatory and the amazing multiple gardens. Went in late April when both the thousands of tulips and the azaleas were in bloom. Just stunning.

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Columbia, MD
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116 reviews 116 reviews
37 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Today we saw tulips just past their peak, wisteria wafting fragrance over the meadows, and azaleas fresh and bursting into bloom. It's always beautiful here. It's free and laid out with walkways, specialty gardens, vistas, fountains, lakes, and a children's area. It's always a great time out that nourishes the soul. An excellent day trip choice.

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Derwood, Maryland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The gardens are beautiful and well designed. The butterfly garden is a must for kids great to have butterflies land on them. During Christmas they put on a wonderful Christmas lights display you and walk through.

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Bethesda, MD
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184 reviews 184 reviews
50 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This place makes me relax. Try to go in each of the four seasons for a different slant on the same landscape

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Hamburg, NY
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I visited this beautiful public garden a few days ago. It is very family friendly with wonderful trails and gardens. There is also an indoor garden with exotic plants. This is a great place to spend an afternoon.

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Rockville, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Right now all the trees are in full bloom. Magnolias, cherry trees, apricot trees, Dogwood and more. The whole garden is in full bloom. I love to come here to see all the different seasons and how the garden look. I have also been here for a school filed trip about butterflies. Excellent tour guide that got the kids engaged... More 

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Laurel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

A beautiful park I have been enjoying for years. However, the parking has not kept up with demand. We were fooled because EVERYONE was parked on the shoulder. We got a parking ticket. Very rude when they have police all around, who are making NO effort to direct traffic. No sign prohibited the roadside parking! Not a very nice way... More 

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WashingtonDC
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This is a great spot to enjoy the garden setting at any time of the year since the flowers and foliage are always changing. Great place to go to relax and read a book or take a lunch box.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2,094 reviews 2,094 reviews
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1,127 helpful votes 1,127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Since we were in Wheaton for the first time we decided to check the gardens. It was a pleasant surprise, I didn't expect anything so nice and natural. The gardens are really nice and it's a great place to take a walk and relax. we also could check the first fall colors this season.

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Alexandria, VA
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385 attraction reviews
312 helpful votes 312 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A wonderful place to relax as your stroll through trees, flowers and bushes that will embrace you fully in this natural retreat. Brookside is glorious with its variety of colors and shapes while it is gracious in its winding paths that guide you through a full array of gardens. While the spring is the most obvious season to visit, the... More 

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