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Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

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Address: 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
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+1 214-515-6500
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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 named "One of the Most Breathtaking Gardens in the World" by Architectural Digest.

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

Summer in the garden includes an outdoor concert series on Thursday evenings and numerous water features with breathtaking floral displays.

Autumn at the Arboretum-September-November features a nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village featuring over 90,000 pumpkins/gourds/squash and named one of America's Best Pumpkin festivals 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 and Wednesday nights until 8pm from March-October. Seasonal weekday discounts are available. The garden is closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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In August, admission is $1 per person, plus parking. Unbeatable deal! Pick a day when the heat is not unbearable and enjoy the summer color. Fall Festival starts in... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

In August, admission is $1 per person, plus parking. Unbeatable deal! Pick a day when the heat is not unbearable and enjoy the summer color. Fall Festival starts in mid-September. Good place for elderly family as well as small children (did not take kids or teens, despite the code below).

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

We are members of the Dallas Arboretum. Whenever we travel in the U.S., we love to stop at the local arboretums and Dallas is still in our top 2 that we have ever visited! You could spend 2 days here!

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Gorgeous scenery, be sure to bring comfy shoes and allergy medication so that you can envelope the beautiful ambiance.

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

One of the most relaxing and calming places you can visit in Dallas. They do a great job of rotating seasonal flowers and keeping it fresh at all times.

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Friends came from out of town and went there for the great weather and sun. Flowers and plants were amazing. A Dallas must see.

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Arboretum does an good job of keeping its attractions fresh and the seasonal displays (October!!) are stunning. Nice place to take the family but it is mostly outdoors so be aware of that when planning your visit. Lots of photo perfect spots and look online for special events for all ages like August Dollar days.

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

The first time we went was in the fall and it was awesome with pumpkins and autumn flowers. Seems like we always see a wedding or two!

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Although I've been to the Arboretum several times,this was my first time for a wedding. What a beautiful venue!! It provided the perfect backdrop for portraits, and it was set up to just flow perfectly from station to station. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to family and friends for a wedding. I've already recommended it and used it several... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Scenic views of White Rock Lake. Gorgeous "Infinity Pool" and winding walkways leading to native plants and annual and perennial planting gardens. The interactive Children's Garden is a must see for the young arborists.... There's interactive displays of how beneficial plants and trees provide nutritional resources, provide shelter, food and shade for humans and animals. Xeriscape garden helps kids and... More 

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome. The statues, the greenery, the peace that surrounds you. God is amazing. A must see.

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