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

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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Central Florida, Florida
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Central Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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 5 days ago NEW 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 5 days ago NEW

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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Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great experience. Great prices. Admission and food and a souvenir was less than admission to the other orlando experiences. We spent all day wandering around the gardens and toured the house. The kids loved the tower n the music it played and feeding the fish in the water at the tower base. Bring your quarters for fish... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We got to experience an outside viewing of a live show. Shuttle service and drivers were so helpful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bok Tower & Gardens is a beautiful, magical place to visit, year round. I am never disappointed, & am so impressed with the recent additions, most of all, the children's area. The Blue Palmetto Cafe has delicious food, with a quaint outdoor dining area. The tower itself is so beautiful, especially when the singing begins. If you are near Lake... More 

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Winter Haven, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bok Tower is truly an exceptional place. Beautiful, serene, thought-provoking, and laid back are just a few of the things that come to mind when I think about this very special place. Bok Tower is an exceptional experience. No other place like it!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love Bok Tower Gardens. Everything about the area is wonderful including the new children's playground which is by far the best playground I've ever seen! It's a great day trip getaway from city life.

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Kent
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited Bok Tower a few times now. It's a beautiful place, like a national trust property in the U.K. Beautiful gardens, huge koi lake around the tower which chimes throughout the day. They serve lovely ice creams and drinks too. The only negative was the huge spiders and spiderwebs high in the trees! Will visit again and again

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