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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
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had overseas guests visiting and they wanted to see the gardens. We happened to go during “pumpkin” season which is one of my favorite times to go. The arboretum has seasonal “decor” and dresses up for fall and Christmas. Spring is, of course, when...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Melinda213
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The annual 12 Days of Christmas display at the Dallas Arboretum is spectacular! Each day I'd presented in a giant, glass-encased gazebo, all of them elaborate! And each plays a traditional Christmas song. SO beautiful and not to be missed!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kassira
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The highlight is the displays of The Twelve Days of Christmas. For Eac day had appropriate figure(s) are enclosed in a giant gazebo and plays music. The gazebos are scattered around the beautiful grounds that extends along White Rock Lake. The pumpkin display was still...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kathleen T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful garden! I have been there many times and always enjoy it. Their fall pumpkin decorations are amazing and spring time tulip display very dramatic!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 203stormiep
Reviewed 3 days ago

The most beautiful green area in Dallas, the Arboretum is one of our all-time favorite escapes for a couple of hours on a weekend - all year round - to recharge our souls. Whether we're there for brunch at the De Golyer, a picnic on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We chose here for team bonding activities. The park is big and walk in the park is never too crowded. From people’s face I can tell that kids and parents, friends and colleagues were enjoying visiting here. We played scavenger hunt and able to see...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WondaKao
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited during the pumpkin exhibit for a cute day date but we chose the wrong time. It was insanely busy, kids running and screaming everywhere, and so many abandoned strollers at the entrance we had to climb over hay bales to even get in. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank J3343DUlaurene
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great place for pictures!!! I had to say it twice. The landscaping is beautiful, tons of fresh air, and plenty of interesting and impressive Trees. Nature retreat! What more could you ask for.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank The_Drunken_Foodist
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I believed all the reviews of how spectacular this place was. Total waste of time and money. I was on vacation and drove an hour each way and paid $75 for 4 people to walk around and look at 12 glass enclosures of mannequins of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank longroadtraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love botanical gardens and visit them everywhere I travel; I especially enjoy gardens decked out with holiday lights. We visited here the day before Thanksgiving, catching the pumpkin house display on its final day. (We thought we would also catch the Nativity display that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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14 August 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
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4 July 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.
17 May 2018|
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Response from hallla | Reviewed this property |
Go early. Make it a day trip.