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New York Botanical Garden

2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10458
+1 718-817-8700
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Ranked #1 of 30 Attractions in Bronx
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Type: Gardens, Educational Sites
Activities: Walking
Owner description: Located in the Bronx, the 250-acre New York Botanical Garden is a showplace of nature in every season of the year. Discover 50 breathtaking gardens,... more » Owner description: Located in the Bronx, the 250-acre New York Botanical Garden is a showplace of nature in every season of the year. Discover 50 breathtaking gardens, indoor rain forests and deserts, 50 acres of native forest, a river, waterfalls, and rolling green hills. Major seasonal exhibitions and events complement the existing beauty of the permanent gardens, and highlights include the Holiday Train Show (November - January) and The Orchid Show (March - April). Getting to the Garden is easy! Public Transportation The Garden is just 20 minutes from Grand Central Terminal on Metro-North Railroad to Botanical Garden Station. It is also accessible by subway on B, D, or 4 trains to Bedford Park Boulevard Station. For schedules and maps, visit the MTA Web site at mta.Info Driving The Garden (2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10458) is located off the Bronx River Parkway at Fordham Road (Exit 7W) and is easily accessible from all points in the Tri-State area. « less
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New York City, New York
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69 reviews 69 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

We go usually once a month..winter summer,fall and spring.. It always gorgeous, always something new to see..a fantastic world class place.. And now..our little grandchildren have learned their way around it..and gave favorite spots to visit. They know where the friendly squirrels are who sit up and wait for you to feed them acorns.. They have their favorite "hiding trees"..... More

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New York City, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

Run, don't walk, to the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx. Go for a romantic date, take your children for a relaxing, fun day in a beautiful outdoor space with gardens designed for kids, take your friends to see beautiful exhibits, go alone to recharge your batteries, and go often to see it in all the seasons. NYBG is... More

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Dunkirk, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We were part of a 35-person tour group that visited 5 different gardens in NYC over four days. Regrettably, a late arrival because of traffic and motor coach problems reduced our time on site to only about an hour. Certainly not nearly enough time to take in the whole of this incredible property. There was a prearranged tram tour with... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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20 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Its been awhile since I've been here. I love flowers(what woman doesn't?) This is thee original!! You will spend a couple of hours there. Take lots of pictures. Bronx has a few gems.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We are members of the NYBG, so we're already fans of this treasure in the middle of the Bronx. My 5 star visit came this past Sunday, when we arrived at the gardens around 330 pm and it was wonderfully un-busy. We strolled around, played in the children's adventure garden and even walked along the creek (behind Azalea gardens). Then... More

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Putnam Valley, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

When we think of Botanical Gardens we think of being outside with nature walking through various gardens and feasting our eyes and senses with a variety of plants and trees. And while all that is true of the 250 acres of gardens and grounds in the middle of the Bronx, what you might not know is the Train Show each... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

It is amazing when you are looking for things to do when visiting NY. Had the pleasure of visiting the gardens at the beginning of spring. Thou it was a rainy day it was beautiful with the roses some about to bloom and some in bloom. The amazing colours and the smell of the flowers, just glad i do not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I have been to the Botanical Garden twice, and both times came away feeling inspired and relaxed. The overall grounds, best seen by the tram that runs every 15 minutes, is beautiful, with diverse areas: conifer area, rose garden, etc. There are changing seasonal displays, azalea time, lilac time, of course best seen when they are at their peak at... More

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

There are different events year round. I have been to the amazing orchid exhibit in the day time. Never made the night event that sounds great.

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Bronx, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Excellent place to learn about plants and the importance it plays in our society. The staff was very helpful and they are also very knowledgable. The attractions are mind blowing the things that people can create with twigs and plants.

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