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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
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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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12 Days of Christmas

12 Days of Christmas at the Arboretum was amazing. We arrived just at dust and walked through the gardens to view each day. Some beautiful colors and the hot chocolate was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Mesquite, Texas

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Mesquite, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

12 Days of Christmas at the Arboretum was amazing. We arrived just at dust and walked through the gardens to view each day. Some beautiful colors and the hot chocolate was delicious!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Arboretum is gorgeous all year 'round. Dallas Blooms in the spring, and Autumn at the Arboretum in the fall, are extra special. And 12 Days of Christmas is a spectacular addition over the holidays. The Children's Garden offers fun educational experiences for children and adults of all ages. The Arboretum offers something for visitors of all ages. (And it... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were fortunate enough to get a personal your from the children's park project manager and visionary leader of the kids journey. Plan on a full day and lots of breaks of you are going in the heat of summer. This Yankee melts north of 95 degrees. The installations are amazing for both the kids and the kid in us... More 

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Dallas, Texas, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just love this place. Spring and Fall are amazing. We go every Spring with the grandparents as a family and this past Fall the school took a field trip there. Now I need to go for their winter exhibit!

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Thank Kathy G
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A nice change from all else you do.Excellent for Children too. Lunch there is also very good at the sit down restaurant.

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Thank DallasGal43
Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We initially went in September for my birthday and it was very hot and humid, but quite lovely with lots of shade and beautiful displays (floral peacocks!). So, we decided to go while it was cooler and bought tickets online for the Twelve Days of Christmas display. Unfortunately, it was the day after Christmas and the horrendous storms/tornadoes kept us... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was truly surprised by the Dallas Arboretum. I visited this shortly after moving here. Let's be candid - it's an Arboretum and Botanical Garden in Texas. It's ungodly hot here in the summer. Most of the things in nature are brown (and half want to kill you). I've been blessed with knowing the Chicago gardens, Florida gardens, St. Louis... More 

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Dallas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Absolutely genius projects all year round. Pumpkin displays this year were so creative, full of life, color, flowers.

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Thank Sherry B
Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went in the spring which was warmer than usual. Other than the hot sun, I really enjoyed the tour of the gardens and the recommend the mansion tour as well. Wonderful to see a part of Dallas history preserved. Also I stopped had lunch in the tea room. Really a nice treat to seat down and have some afternoon... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A peaceful, beautiful place in the middle of busy Dallas right along the shores of White Rock Lake. A must see when visiting Dallas.

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