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Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

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“orchid house”(55 reviews)
“water features”(30 reviews)
“holiday lights”(17 reviews)
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, the Carolinas’ Garden for All Seasons, provides guests a chance to reconnect with nature. Located within 380 acres on the banks of Lake Wylie, spectacular gardens, sparkling fountains, a conservatory dedicated to the...more
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6500 S New Hope Rd, Belmont, NC 28012-8788
+1 704-825-4490
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All reviews orchid house water features holiday lights tropical plants gift shop christmas lights entire garden gardens are beautiful daniel stowe the chinese lantern festival early spring lots of water white garden carriage ride beautiful place to visit for sale well worth the trip
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a wonderful place. A lot of flowers and a nice walk. Would recommend visiting early spring into summer when everything is in bloom. Visited during Orchid show, there were some very pretty ones.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank affluent11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's breathtaking flowers on display throughout the year, even in the orchid house, inside. Wear your walking shoes and be prepared to be amazed at the beauty of it all.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Linda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gardens were beautiful with numerous sculptures, water features and fountains. There are a multitude of pathways to get lost in, a tropical glasshouse and a butterfly enclosure. It is the sort of garden that you while away your time and totally relax. There is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank banddcleaves
Reviewed February 12, 2019

We have attended the Christmas lights ceremony there along with the spring lights show. Breathtaking is an understatement. If you are ever in the area, please enjoy these beautiful gardens.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 645markr
Reviewed January 30, 2019

Wedding and reception were held at the Botanical Garden in January so we were inside. Lovely setting, beautiful gift shop to browse in while waiting. The room where the ceremony took place faced into the gardens with lots of windows and light. The food stations...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jill1207W
Reviewed January 12, 2019

This was our first time to the gardens. We’d had heard wonderful things. I think our mistake was to go in the winter, in the dark, for the Christmas lights. Next time I would go in the spring to see the gardens in daylight. There...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TrvlNDuo
Reviewed January 7, 2019

Walking through the gardens at Christmas holiday season is lovely. Grab a hot chocolate or glass of wine and enjoy. The little gift shop has lots of cute items too.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BSA1
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Although there were few blooms, the water features, trees and shrubs were lovely. The orchid house is fantastic: well laid out, clever displays, enchanting waterfall. We were there during the day but the holiday light decorations are a sellout.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tesol4
Reviewed January 1, 2019

The orchid pavilion made the trip worth it. The rest of the gardens were very drab this time of year. We went during the day the end of December. I wished we could have gone at night to see the Christmas lights. I could see...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank stephen p
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Our second year in a row to see the Christmas lights. We took our adult children and they loved it.Weather was perfect. Enjoyed a never and music afterwards.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank marbaum
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April 26, 2018|
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Response from ak7rjb | Reviewed this property |
You can contact them at their website, or call them at DANIEL STOWE BOTANICAL GARDEN 6500 South New Hope Road, Belmont, NC 28012, P: (704) 825-4490, F: (704) 829-1240.
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Response from terrysH7743ST | Reviewed this property |
We go to see the lights every year. They add more lights each season and are also changing out older lights with LEDs. In addition to lights there are a number of other attractions-- the fire pit in Lost Hollow is a... More