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“Pumpkin patch”

Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
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US$ 49.00*
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Dallas CityPASS
Ranked #2 of 263 things to do in Dallas
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed 12 September 2012

It is always great, I take my daughter every year, they have wonderful activities for the little ones.

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Reviewed 11 September 2012

Til last Saturday the most beautiful place I`ve ever visited was Butchard`s Garden in Victoria Island,but visiting the marvelous gardens colored with the Chihuly glass was an unforgettable experience!!!Such beauty,such peace in the air!!!Do yourself a favor,when in Dallas,before November,dont miss the Arboretum!!!

Thank Liylly
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Reviewed 10 September 2012

We didn't really know what to expect, but we loved it. The Chihuly glass is amazing, and the colours look great in among the garden. Its quite expensive to visit in comparison to other Dallas attractions (double the price of the zoo) but it really was worth seeing. Lots of helpful guides around to give more information about the pieces. The Texan village was fun (even for adults!) and it was great to wander around with a frozen lemonade and admire the gardens. My favourites were around the walls of water, we have some great photos.

Thank boo_87
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Reviewed 10 September 2012

Each season provides creative and imaginative displays. Explosions of color. Bring your camera - you'll want memories of being in the midst of the beauty. Wear comfortable shoes - lots of walking. Excellent view of adjacent White Rock Lake and downtown Dallas in the distance.

Thank William719
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Reviewed 8 September 2012

The place is beautiful but it was too freaking hot to be strolling around leisurely. I loved the butterfly exhibit though. I'd say in Spring and in the Fall we may return and check it out again. Because my kids said they were too hot, so we left after 30 minutes. Yeah I'm blaming the kids.

Thank Alicia B
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