Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, Dallas

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Wander through 27 hectares (66 acres) of stunning floral displays and tree-lined paths at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens. Situated on the shores of White Rock Lake, the complex boasts a collection of landscaped gardens, open green spaces, and fountains, all with lakeside views overlooking the Dallas city skyline. Admire the garden’s impressive collection of over 2,400 varieties of azaleas, or visit the original estate, the Spanish-style Degolyer House, now home to a garden cafe and the Degolyer Restaurant. Check online for a list of shows happening year-round at the garden’s outdoor concert stage. Put Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens at the forefront of your travel plans using our Dallas trip builder app.
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  • Cool spot to check out. Quiet and interesting things to see. Just my husband and I attended. Not sure my kids interest would’ve been kept there for too long though. 
    Cool spot to check out. Quiet and interesting things to see. Just my husband and I attended. Not sure my kids interest would’ve been kept there for too long though.  more »
  • Beautiful location on the shores of White Rock Lake. Very nicely organized and varied gardens. We were there on a weekday morning and it didn't feel too crowded. The azaleas and wisteria were... 
    Beautiful location on the shores of White Rock Lake. Very nicely organized and varied gardens. We were there on a weekday morning and it didn't feel too crowded. The azaleas and wisteria were...  more »
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  • Dallas offers so many expanding opportunities for family fun, and the botanical gardens are no exception. Full of plants and flowers, the botanical gardens provide an oasis full of life to those who want to experience it. The gardens are full of different types of plants and flowers; the greenery and natural surroundings provide a sense of peace and serenity. It's a great place to go for a walk or just sit and enjoy the view. I took my kids and they enjoyed running around while my wife and I walked slowly taking in all of the surrounding beauty. We signed up for annual membership and have access to several if not hundreds of gardens across the country.
  • This is the best garden 🪴 in the Dallas area. Fun for all ages and the perfect way to spend the weekend. Just be aware if the weather is nice, they get very busy. Well maintained and clean always. Be sure to check out I Love Juice Bar Lakewood which is a 2 minute drive. They have great smoothies and fresh juices.

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