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Bok Tower Gardens

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1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33853-3470
+1 863-676-1408
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Fabulous day trip

Went with friends and had a fabulous time. The carillons were beautiful. Walking was leisurely... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Oceann14
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Fort Myers, Florida
A lovely layout

The grounds are fantastic. First off the only entrance discount that is offered is to Active Duty... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
RWHinze
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Georgia
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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...more
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1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33853-3470
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+1 863-676-1408
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with friends and had a fabulous time. The carillons were beautiful. Walking was leisurely. All the attendance you’re very kind. If you think I was very nice and reasonable.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The grounds are fantastic. First off the only entrance discount that is offered is to Active Duty Military. No AAA rate, no Senior rate. It's a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. The cost is $14 per adult. They get 219,000 visitors a year and the vast majority...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bok Tower is absolutely a nature lover’s paradise. If you go around February and March, the azaleas are in bloom and they are breathtaking. The entrance price is well worth it. Buy a combo ticket and you can go inside the Mediterranean style mansion, Pinewood...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We met up with friends and relatives in Lake Wales at Bok Tower Gardens on a Wednesday. Entry to the adventure was easy and inexpensive. We visited the museum, strolled the grounds, listened to the bells and enjoyed the beautiful scenery. We ate lunch at...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is beautiful and incredibly well designed. Plan for a long day if you want to experience the entire gardens or choose the parts that fit your timeframe and enjoy. Must see the tower whatever you do, the gardens on the path up are...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like natural gardening this place is for you. Great walking paths ... the tower is really pretty the plateau it sits on has a beautiful view and it was breezy .... the pine wood estate was very interesting and worth the extra $.......More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beautiful and expansive gardens are a feast for the eyes and a balm for the soul. Butterflies and birdsong accompany you on your stroll through the different gardens including various endangered, unique plants, flowers and tropical trees and foliage. Make your way to the...More

Thank Michelle M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The admission is $14 to enter the grounds $20 if you want to tour a mansion on the property. Wear hiking shoes or very comfortable tennis shoes for there is much ground to cover. There are main direct paths to the tower ( you cannot...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bol Tower is so "not like the rest of Florida". It is peaceful, quiet, a bit remote, and just plain beautiful, set on the highest point on the peninsula of Florida. Trying to describe it would take too much work: go to their web-site. It...More

Thank Bruce A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very peaceful and tranquil gardens which make a welcome break from the families outings to Disney. The bell tower is an incredible building and the vista from the tower area is great. The history of the Tower and Gardens is explained well in the visitors...More

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Traveler292929
April 10, 2018|
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Response from Irish4love | Reviewed this property |
Please contact a staff member who is actually employed at Bok Tower. They can answer very specific questions, such as these. I'm a frequent patron, but honestly the things this student is curious about, are things I'd never... More
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