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Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218 (East Dallas)
+1 214-515-6500
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Ranked #1 of 146 attractions in Dallas
Type: Gardens, Parks
Activities: Walking
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: A nationally acclaimed 66 acre display garden features breathtaking floral displays all year long. Nestled on the shores of White Rock Lake, the... more » Owner description: 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 2013 as one of the Top Ten Botanical Gardens in the US by The Travel Channel. The one-of-a-kind 8 acre Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden is the only one of it's kind in America. « less
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Botanical Gardens are very colorful and rich. The architecture is modern and very welcoming. There are events almost every weekend and some week nights.

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Dallas, Tx
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

This is a great place to visit! The themes are always beautiful and arranged perfectly! A nice stroll thru Gardens

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Great place for a family pouring for all ages. The children's garden is amazing, and there is something new for every season. I have enjoyed the arboretum throughout my life in Dallas.

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Dallas, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

...Gardens are always well maintained and lovely. This is a nice spot to visit on a warm spring day when things are back in bloom. Located next to White Rock Lake, which is a local jogging and relaxation spot in east Dallas. Problem with Arboretum is parking, you are pretty much forced to use the lot for $10. There is... More

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Dallas, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

The arboretum is beautiful. I've been throughout the year and it is always worth the visit. The Blooms festival in spring is my personal favorite (love the tulips). There's also a great fall festival with tons of pumpkins. Great for pictures. There are always brides, Quinceanera girls and babies there for photo opps. Several options for food--across different price ranges.... More

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Dallas, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

This place is a relaxing outlet to be enjoyed by couples and families alike. Kids can have fun learning and seeing new plants, while grown-ups can enjoy the openness of the place and the occasional cool breeze. Can use the valet parking for a few extra bucks a get a quick entry.

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Dallas, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

If you like flowers, gardens, parks, views, place to relax and just unwind this is the place for you. They have discounts if you go certain days of the week. Not a very big place but they have very nice gardens, lawns to relax, places where you can even have gardens and a place that overlooks a lake. Good place... More

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St. George, Utah
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

We rather enjoyed our visit to the Dallas Arboretum. Beautiful gardens and very friendly people. It was great to see the displays on climate appropriate gardens.

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Carrollton, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

We have held a family membership at the Dallas Arboretum for years, and never grow tired of this awesome place. I have been to botanical gardens all around the country, and none can begin to compare! Each seasonal change, and every new year brings new spectacular floral displays, landscape vistas and exhibits. The fountains, streams and waterfalls add amazing focal... More

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

I had never been here and some friends convinced me to take the tour. as I thought it was hot humid and miserable. I was told to come in april when the tulips were out. that's also the month we get the most rain in texas. white rock lack is right next door. go visit the arboretum if you love... More

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