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Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

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Address: 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218
Phone Number: +1 214-515-6500
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Walking
Description: A nationally acclaimed 66 acre display garden features breathtaking floral...
A nationally acclaimed 66 acre display garden features breathtaking floral displays all year long. Nestled on the shores of White Rock Lake, the Dallas Arboretum was rated in 2015 by Fodor's Travel as one of America's Best Spring Flower Festivals. Dallas Blooms festival boasts of over 500,000 spring blooming bulbs, 3,000 azaleas and hundreds of Cherry Blooms-February-April. Summer in garden includes an outdoor concert series on Thursday evenings and breathtaking colors at every turn. Autumn at the Arboretum-September-November features a nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village featuring over 65,000 pumpkins/gourds/squash and named one of America's Best Pumpkin festival in 2014 by Fodor's Travel. The 8 acre Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden was designed to connect children with nature. Education is a central focus the gardens mission, which teach life and Earth science with 17 indoor/outdoor galleries and 150 interactive activities - Where science and fun become one. Open seven days a week. Seasonal weekday discounts are available. The garden is closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
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The Finest Dallas Has To Offer

The Dallas Arboretum is the highlight of any trip to Dallas. My wife and I toured it all---the tram ride through the gardens, the gift shop, the DeGolyer House (the home is an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Monroe, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The Dallas Arboretum is the highlight of any trip to Dallas. My wife and I toured it all---the tram ride through the gardens, the gift shop, the DeGolyer House (the home is an architectural masterpiece and should nor be missed), the DeGolyer Restaurant at one end of the house (there we enjoyed a delightful lunch including a very tasty piece... More 

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Huntsville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The grounds were excellently maintained and there were so many different types of plants. Great place to get ideas for landscaping your own yard.

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Central Pa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

It is always wonderful to walk though the acres of flowers. Just beautiful. Splash park for child wonderful. Just a relaxing place to visit. Take a picnic lunch and enjoy the beauty.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

As usual, this is a rare gem of a place to go in the Dallas area. Visited the Children's Garden area with our daughter and grandson and had a wonderful experience!

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Wimberley, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I'm not much of a plant guy in that I have a brown thumb, but the presentation of these gardens is awesome, plus they had plants there that I couldn't even kill, so it gave me many ideas for my own garden which I have already started to work on. The place is so quiet and allows you to gather... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

As a family , we had a great time walking in the garden , it was really hot but it was worth it , well organized and super clean .

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McKinney, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

We've been a few times. Flowers in the spring are beautiful. Fall is also very nice with warm colors and pumpkins.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Gorgeous gardens, lake views and fun events (including the amazing Twelve Days of Christmas event) make this a spot worth visiting multiple times a year.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I keep coming back. Whether it's proposing to my wife, enjoying a summer concert with food trucks, or a fall stroll pumpkin land, I love it all. A bit pricey (I think $18 per person plus about $10 parking per car?)- which is the only reason that keeps me from coming more regularly. Got the membership one year- worth it.

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I love to take my children here-of course, when it's not 1 million degrees outside. Parking sometimes gets a little hectic on $1 days for example but it's worth the extra walk you may have to take. The gardens offer so many beautiful little retreats which is the perfect backdrop for photography, family picnics, and playdates. As a mother of... More 

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Additional Information about Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

Address: 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218
Phone Number: +1 214-515-6500
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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