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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 4 days ago

Had a very pleasant morning walking around. Took the little tram around the property. The guide was extremely knowledgable and friendly. Had lunch at the little cafe and It was decent. Cute gift shop as well

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Reviewed 5 days ago

On a rare visit to Dallas I convinced my friends who have lived in the area for years to visit the arboretum and botanical gardens. I hope they are still my friends. We went on Saturday in June and parking was readily available though the...More

Thank baileygracerose
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We spent a few days in Dallas on our USA road trip and decided to visit the botanical gardens, it was amazingly kept and v peaceful which is what we needed after travelling 1500 Miles, the entrance fee was in line with other attractions so...More

Thank samyeadon
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on Saturday when my stepdaughters were visiting from Oklahoma. My cousin bought a yearly pass which we used at that time. It was a nice, relaxing visit and the gardens are awesome ! It has different themes. From the Japanese maple trees, the...More

Thank Ninay08
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went for August Dollar Days, so I got $2 admission ($5 parking, though). It was really hot so I wasn't able to walk the whole gardens, but I was able to see a bit. It's beautiful. You can bring your own picnic if you...More

Thank tamcatdang
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on Monday with an out of town visitor. This was a good choice since it wasn't so crowded. It had been 3 yrs since I last came & they have added a lg new herbal garden called 'A Tasteful Place' which, in addition to...More

Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best times of the year to visit the arboretum is around the Christmas holiday. The displays put on every year truly make the whole place shine!!!

Thank elinss2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful, colorful, well maintained, huge gardens. Can wander for hours and check out all the different areas or follow the path in a quick circle. Buildings are air conditioned. Plenty of benches to sit and take it all in. One of our best days in...More

Thank BaylaD
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was hot & humid in August, but the Gardens were beautiful. Most plants are labeled, which was helpful. The arrangements were well thought out & varied. If you like walking through gardens, this is a nice one.

Thank kkdqueen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to the gardens for a wedding this past weekend. It was a little confusing regarding which gated entrance we needed to enter through to get to the proper area for the wedding. Once we did choose the correct entrance, we were offered valet...More

Thank Kelly292929
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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
Blanca G
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.