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Address: 1455 Palmer Drive, Janesville, WI 53545
Phone Number: (608) 752-3885
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Beautiful gardens

If you enjoy beautifully planned and maintained gardens, you will love the Rotary Botanical Garden. The variety of gardens is very impressive and all of the volunteers who make... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
N L
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Janesville, Wisconsin
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Janesville, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you enjoy beautifully planned and maintained gardens, you will love the Rotary Botanical Garden. The variety of gardens is very impressive and all of the volunteers who make the garden possible deserve kudos.

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Thank N L
Janesville, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rotary Gardens is calming, exciting, refined and a work of art for the eye! It's apparent that many people have lovingly designed and cared for these gardens.

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Thank Travelgal217
Janesville, Wisconsin
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129 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love flowers, plants, trees and just being outdoors you have to stop and check out Rotary Gardens. This place is just Beautiful! They even do weddings and a light show around Christmas time which is INSANE for the kids! They do an Excellent job making this one of Janesville's most Amazing places to visit.

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Thank Boatking K
Janesville, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely recommend the holiday light show! Check their calendar for dates and dress for the weather. Don't forget your camera!

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Thank SpoiledBirdDog
Charlotte, North Carolina
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Amazing Christmas lights display, takes 15 min or more to walk through, amazing. So many colors and a beautiful location. Worth the $5 to see.

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Thank Screamscape
Madison, Wisconsin
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135 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

This should be a holiday stop every year. The volunteers of the Gardens do an amazing job on the light displays. Beautiful! Note: This is not for the faint of heart or those with walking issues. Much walking is needed. However, it is wheelchair friendly if you have someone to push.

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Thank GloriaH022
Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Visited the Rotary Gardens for the holiday lights for the first time. The lights were beautiful and a fun holiday event. I'd recommend going later as we were like cattle walking shoulder to shoulder (visited Saturday at 6 pm).

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Thank Megan C
Rockford, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Over 370,000 lights- truly an experience that will become an annual event for my family. Only 25 minutes from my home and an easy drive and location to find

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Thank Bob J
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

It is awe inspiring to see all of the Christmas lights at the garden. I went last yr with my daughter and it keeps getting bigger and better - but unfortunately everyone else knows about it and comes to see it. It's a little too crowded for the limited space and parking in which it's set.

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Thank Kathy E
Waterbabyme63, Public Relations Manager at Rotary Botanical Gardens, responded to this review

Hello Kathy, Thank you so much for visiting the Holiday LIght Show, we truly appreciate your support. As you know this is our most critical fundraiser. We are grateful for your comments will take them into consideration as we plan for the future as we truly want our customers to always have a top notch experience. We did incorporate a... More 

Stoughton, Wisconsin
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44 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic job by the crew here. The lights and the flow of traffic gets better with every passing season. New displays keep it interesting, but the old standbys are always great to see

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