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“Astonishing!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Rotary Botanical Gardens

Rotary Botanical Gardens
Ranked #1 of 13 things to do in Janesville
Certificate of Excellence
Madison, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
189 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Astonishing!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2012

This place is Janesville's jewel, different lovely botanical sections and a breath taking lake with an Asian Pagoda, a must visit!

Visited May 2012
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English first
Madison, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
67 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Totally Cool Garden”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2012

I shot wedding images at the Gardens and fell in love with it. The grounds are very well kept, the displays are all first rate. There is a pond with a Japanese bridge and dock house that looks great. The paths are all paved and there are plenty areas with shade. The time to go would be early morning or early evening. With the mixed lighting the flowers would take on an amazing glow. Take a tripod and a mix of lenses, a macro focus is a must have. Saturday afternoons during the warmer months are wedding days, on the day we were there, there were four other wedding parties running around the gardens. Finding them is a little tricky, I'd do a map off of Mapquest (or similar) or GPS it.
I am looking forward to going back soon.

Visited June 2011
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Wausau, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“awesome beauty”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2012

i recommend for anyone that visits to stop and see this wonderful place

Visited May 2012
Review collected in partnership with Wyndham Hotel Group

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Illinois
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23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Wedding/Photography”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2012

If you want an amazing wedding backdrop or a special place to take photographs, this is the place! There are several different gardens to stroll through and capture some photographic memories!

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Beloit, WI
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44 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great outdoor fun”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2012

Wonderfully maintained gardens. Great variety of plants. Right by the lake. Special treat the lights during Christmas season!

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