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Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

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A nationally acclaimed 66 acre display garden features breathtaking floral displays all year long. Nestled on the shores of White Rock Lake, the Dallas Arboretum was named "One of the Most Breathtaking Gardens in the World" by Architectural Digest...more
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8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
+1 214-515-6500
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

We took our 5 year old grand-daughter here early in the a.m.---(it was about 100F that afternoon ) and every part of this place worked for young and old alike. Interactive areas--beautiful scenery---well looked after exhibits and of course the landscaping--absolutely fabulous (we were there...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2018

The gardens are lovely throughout, but on a Texas hot day the fountains are what you really want to see (and splash!). Take a parasol because there's plenty of sun.

Thank Zoe C
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

The arboretum is so beautiful and the water features are so elaborate it is really just stunning. But it is really hard to enjoy it when it is hot. Go in the spring or in the fall.

Thank Chele32789
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

We've been twice now and still haven't seen everything. It is so fun just walking and exploring all of the paths. Stroller friendly, multiple bathrooms, water features you can play in! The Groupon deal is awesome!

Thank Heather E
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

What a gem these gardens are! I thoroughly enjoyed several hours wandering the grounds. The planning and vision it took to create this masterpiece is incredible. If you have time to visit, make it a priority. You will not be disappointed!

Thank Sheila A
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

We were told to visit this attraction and it was worth the time, obviously need to have a hat as the weather in July is hot!

Thank Carlos P
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

The Arboretum is the shining star of Dallas. No trip to Dallas is complete without a stroll through the gardens any time of year! There is always some kind of special art exhibit and the gorgeous ever changing flower beds. It’s fun to attend the...More

Thank GuapadeTexas
Reviewed July 23, 2018

If you spend any time at all in Dallas, TX, be sure to stop at the Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. The $15/PP admission fee is money well spent. The beauty of the place is amazing; these people really know how to manage a fantastic facility....More

Thank radski65
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic place , totally gorgeous gardens just lovely to sit and enjoy a drink after walking around them . Probably would take 1 hour to Walk around . We spent 3 hours taking in the peace and tranquillity. Just beautifully layed out .

Thank stevegollings
Reviewed July 23, 2018

The Arboretum is beautiful. Set along one side of White Rock lake in Dallas, the flowers and historic buildings are the perfect complement to each other. The gardens have hosted several international artists due to their perfect balance of beauty and native flowers. Please be...More

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August 13, 2018|
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Response from Allie D | Reviewed this property |
While there are food options inside the garden there are some great restaurantsaround too! Smokey Rose is a new BBQ joint that’s off to a great start, Barbec’s is an amazing local diner with biscuits and gravy that are not... More
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July 3, 2018|
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Response from carterstac | Reviewed this property |
Not at the Arboretum, but at Fair Park, about four miles southeast. There are several fireworks displays visible from White Rock Lake Park, but they are several miles away.
Deborah C
May 16, 2018|
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Response from hallla | Reviewed this property |
Go early. Make it a day trip.