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Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Address: 3675 Arboretum Drive, P.O. Box 39, Chanhassen, MN 55317-0039
Phone Number: 952-443-1400
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Ranked #1 of 5 Attractions in Chanhassen
Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is one of the most beautiful, relaxing, yet invigorating places in the Twin City area to go to, to get away from the hub-bub of daily living. It can be for a half and hour or for a half a day. When my 7 year old grandson complained about having to go to the Arboretum, afterwards... More 

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Minneapolis
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5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The Landscape Arboretum is a beautiful place to visit all year round. Don't let the snow in MN stop you - on a clear, 30 degree day it is a restful and enjoyable place to walk around, just like during the spring and summer. A must stop of you love the outdoors.

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Chanhassen, Minnesota
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Recently became a member again and had forgotten how peaceful and beautiful this place is. The fall colors were amazing and the way they continue to develop new and different things make this a great place to visit if not join. It has something for everyone...give it a try!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I went to this place for fall colors. Excellent View and enjoyed a lot for this fall. Don't miss this place to visit.

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San Diego
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83 reviews 83 reviews
14 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The Minnesota Arboretum offers a number of interesting and beautiful garden areas (Japanese, perennials, iris, annuals, etc.), as well as a very large arboretum with a 3-mile, one-way automobile/biker/walker route through wooded hills. In October we found the colors of the trees spectacular, and the flowers lovely. The visitor center has a large gift shop and a large, affordable restaurant... More 

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San Diego, California
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11 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

With a Groupon my husband and I took advantage of a beautiful fall afternoon to visit the Arboretum. It was perfect! Tree colors were stunning! Going through the vast areas sectioned to show different plants and tress, we spent three hours walking, lingering and taking pictures. We took the three-mile drive, but made several stops along the way to admire... More 

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midwest
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This place is always great, but to catch it on a beautiful fall day is sublime. What could be better? Oh yeah! How about one of the most superb outdoor theatrical performances I've ever seen! TigerLion Arts staging was extraordinary. Although the production, "Nature", ended Oct 12th, I would encourage anybody to take a chance on ANY future work by... More 

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Edina, Minnesota
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Travel from the Twin Cities to the Arboretum is a longer drive than many people would want to do unless they knew what was there. Arboretums are not like amusement parks, and there are certain seasons when it is best to go. In Minnesota this would be from mid-May when the crab apple trees are in bloom until late October... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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30 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Such a beautiful setting, I remember coming here as a teenager 20 plus years ago, they have done so much more. The Visitors Center is stunning, we attended a wedding reception there and greatly enjoyed it.

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New Ulm, Minnesota, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The Arboretum is a wonderful refuge from the rest of the metro area. A great place for gardeners, plant enthusiasts, landscapers, walkers, joggers, and those who just want to enjoy nature. For a first time visit, I suggest spending the $5 for the tram tour of the Three Mile Road; this ride gives you an overview of the grounds. Hiking... More 

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