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Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

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Address: 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
Phone Number: +1 214-515-6500
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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A nationally acclaimed 66 acre display garden features breathtaking floral...

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 rated in 2015 by Fodor's Travel as one of America's Best Spring Flower Festivals.

Dallas Blooms festival boasts of over 500,000 spring blooming bulbs, 3,000 azaleas and hundreds of Cherry Blooms-February-April.

Summer in garden includes an outdoor concert series on Thursday evenings and breathtaking colors at every turn.

Autumn at the Arboretum-September-November features a nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village featuring over 65,000 pumpkins/gourds/squash and named one of America's Best Pumpkin festival in 2014 by Fodor's Travel.

   

The 8 acre Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden was designed to connect children with nature. Education is a central focus the gardens mission, which teach life and Earth science with 17 indoor/outdoor galleries and 150 interactive activities - Where science and fun become one.

Open seven days a week. Seasonal weekday discounts are available. The garden is closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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Lighted displays during December are wonderful

I was recently invited to a preview of the Santa Display in the DeGolyer house by my daughter, a member of the Jr League who collected the Santas on loan for the display. (3 of... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was recently invited to a preview of the Santa Display in the DeGolyer house by my daughter, a member of the Jr League who collected the Santas on loan for the display. (3 of them were mine) This event started after dark and the park is beautiful all lit up and the 12 Days of Christmas displays are beautiful... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very beautiful inside. Highly recommended during Fall. Try to book parking online so you pay $8 instead of $15 on the spot.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

12 days of Christmas made the whole place feel extra special, take the tram ride it's free an informative! Parking is pricey.... get dropped off an you won't have to pay! Worthwhile visit !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a wonderful place to visit along with family and friends we had a great time! would visit again

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Botanical gardens are a pleasure to stroll around, with a combination of water features and landscapes which include stunning variety of planting. To add to this splendour the Christmas tableaux of the Twelve days of Christmas just adds to your enjoyment, A must for every visitor to Dallas The food in the DeGolyer restaurant was simply wonderful,with very pleasant... More 

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This is such a beautiful place to spend a day with family old and young lots to see and well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We did not have a chance to visit the 12 days of Christmas during the evenings when the lights illuminates, but, the day was just great. We spent 3 hours strolling through these exhibits and it was gorgeous. We also notices that there are lights strung on trees which would be gorgeous during the night. The garden is very well... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I'm not much of an arborist and I was basically dragged here kicking and screaming by my wife and family however it was really really beautiful and pretty cool. I had no regrets missing the football game (haha) and enjoying these gardens.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We got lucky and got discounted tickets during Labor Day. So glad we went, as it was by far the highlight of our weekend trip to Dallas. We spent several hours there and could've definitely stayed longer. The Children's Adventure Garden is a must. So much exploring and hands-on learning. My boys loved it. We will definitely plan a trip... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Dallas Arboretum is a great place to take the Grandchildren. If you are an out of town visitor, be sure to check to see if you have reciprocity with your home museum or arboretum; it will save you a significant amount of money. When you go, make certain you take the youngsters to the children's play area.

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