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Dow Gardens

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Hélène M wrote a review Oct 2020
Northville, Michigan5 contributions
I've been living for 4 years in Michigan and just heard recently about the Dow Gardens. We therefore decided to go have a look and we loved it. The gardens and pretty big and awesome for a family or couples day. The tree colors are just amazing right now. Go see it!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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camperinvestigator wrote a review Oct 2020
Michigan70 contributions24 helpful votes
I loved the Gardens! A lot of color even in the fall. So much to see. Accessible to all with the paved paths to walk or wheel. Such a great experience and a breathtaking getaway for ony $10.00. I wished I lived closer to be able to enjoy it every season.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Elizabeth O wrote a review Sep 2020
Royal Oak, Michigan4 contributions2 helpful votes
We expected to spend about an hour or so here, but wound up exploring for more than three. We visited in late summer but there were still tons of different plants in full flower. We lost count of the different garden areas - loved the herb garden and the gardens by the house. Lots of trails to wander along. Almost every plant and tree had identifying tags which was great if you're looking for ideas for your own gardens. We spent about two hours in the gardens before heading across the bridge to the Canopy Walk area. Also awesome. Wonderful day, spent almost 4 hours onsite, walked about 4.5 miles.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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ErinHoughton wrote a review Aug 2020
Grand Rapids, Michigan75 contributions17 helpful votes
We had wanted to visit for a while and visited in March finally (just a week before the state shut down). So glad we were went there when we did. It was a little chilly, but we layered up and loved every bit of it. The butterfly room was open, the walks were pretty even without blooms, and my kids absolutely loved the playground and the bridges and treetop stuff. Will be planning a trip in the summer or fall when the colors are in full show off mode!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Tamra F wrote a review Aug 2020
Detroit, United States20 contributions7 helpful votes
Awesome place to spend the afternoon. Definitely returning. Put on your walking shoes and make sure you track your steps. You can easily get those 10000 steps in while enjoying the beautiful grounds. We enjoyed God's creation - the flowers, plants, streams, landscaping, even ice cream. Make sure you take a water bottle, wear sun screen (if it's hot), have you sun glasses and a hat (to of course block the sun and look cute in). Oh, take plenty of pictures. The price is fair and we intend to return.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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