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Bok Tower Gardens

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Address: 1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33853-3470
Phone Number: +1 863-676-1408
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Explore the landscaped gardens of Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. and one of...

Explore the landscaped gardens of Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. and one of Florida’s natural habitats on the Pine Ridge Trail. You can also discover the history of Edward W. Bok and the building of his 205 foot Singing Tower and tour the historic Pinewood Estate mansion to catch a glimpse of the luxurious lifestyle of the 1930s. Around the Gardens the curious will find secret garden paths, picture rubbing posts as well as three geocache locations!

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Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens with Pinewood Estate Tour
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Bok Tower Gardens and Pinewood Estate Admission

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BEAUTIFUL DAY OUT (and not Disney or Universal)

Walking around the botanical gardens, on your own or with a guide, Mother Nature beckons you! Bok Towers is a quiet retreat and the Singing Tower is a joy to listen to. The gift... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Walking around the botanical gardens, on your own or with a guide, Mother Nature beckons you! Bok Towers is a quiet retreat and the Singing Tower is a joy to listen to. The gift shop is full of neat treasures and the restaurant offers inside and outside seating and moderately priced sandwiches. Great for families with the opening of the... More 

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Land O Lakes, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nestle near the Bok Tower, each year the OPC gives a Christmas concert. Last year, our team won one of the table decorating categories. This year we came early enough to walk some of the lovely gardens and took a nice tour of one of the historic homes. So if you love good music, bring a dinner and some chairs... More 

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Falkirk District, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited with my brother and wife. We had all visited before but really enjoyed the new additions to the gardens. We also loved the Christmas decorations to Pinewood Estate - a fabulous day was had by all. The children's garden is so much fun.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Absolutely beautiful! The home and furnishings on its own is really very mice. Decorated for the holidays it is a definite 10. Loved walking through all the rooms. Even the bedrooms were decorated for holidays. The carillon holiday is also very nice.

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Tequesta, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The gardens are very nice. The new kitchen and children's gardens are very nice. Got to hear the Carrillonear play the bells. Afterwards he came out from the tower and talked with visitors. Nice cafe for lunch. Had chili and sandwich.

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Rittman, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited during a recent sisters trip and was not disappointed. So much great information about a beautiful and peaceful place.you will want to add this to your next visit to Florida.Driving back the entrance road to the gardens down through the orange groves started the peaceful experience.

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Central Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love coming here. It's so peaceful and there are so many botanical treasures throughout. Make sure you bring your walking/running shoes. You will be walking a lot however there is a lot of shade throughout the gardens. I love when it's winter and the organ plays classical music at night. It's so tranquil and absolutely stunning. Sooooo many photo... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Come here to explore the gardens, enjoy the music and relax. The food at the cafe is excellent but you can bring a picnic lunch. The grounds are magnificent and the Pinewood Estate is worth the extra. You won't be disappointed but keep rowdy kids home or in the kids section.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited different gardens through out the years in different states. This is one of the kind. We are so glad that we stopped by. It is not free. But well worth it. beautiful ground with various gardens and the tower is simply amazing. We did not pay money to go inside the main house. But we walked the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent about 5 hours here yesterday and really enjoyed our visit. There is a discount for AAA and we took the combo tour for both gardens and the home. They have just decorated the home for Christmas and it is spectacular. So much attention to detail everywhere in the home. You felt like you could just move in and... More 

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