The Dallas Arboretum is a lovely place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city! Only an $8 for admission and $5 for parking, it’s really quite a steal compared to other major privately owned gardens. The garden offers excellent research programs and classes for planting for children and adults. Because it is a working garden, it is always nice to see the Horticulture Staff working so hard to keep the gardens beautiful year-round. With the hope to make the city a beautiful blooming garden, now the Dallas Arboretum has about 2,800 specimens of flowers and plants.
Nationally recognized display garden featuring fabulous floral color throughout the year. This garden is spread over 66 acres with lush, perfectly manicured scenery that hold a treasure trove of trees, shrubbery, and beautiful flowers and looking at this gorgeous garden will definitely make anyone green with envy. This garden also provides picturesque quiet sidewalks meander throughout the grounds surrounded by countless coves. Some of the main attractions that these mesmerizing garden offers are Johnson Color Gardens, the Woman’s Garden, the Lay Ornamental Garden with water walls and the 1940s-style Spanish mansion known as the DeGolyer House are also located on the grounds. If one looks around this house then you will come across many beautiful sculptures & monuments. This garden is open for visitors all throughout the week from Monday to Sunday from nine in the morning to five in the evening except on public holidays.
Just minutes from downtown on the shore of White Rock Lake, the Dallas Arboretum features 66 acres with 11 lush display gardens that offer seasonal color all year long. Home of Dallas Blooms Spring, the Southwest’s largest outdoor floral festival, the Arboretum provides a tranquil oasis where visitors are surrounded by the beauty of all four seasons. Amenities include the Hoffman Family Gift Shop, a dining terrace and several facilities available for rental.
White Rock Lake
Are you planning to visit Dallas for your vacations along with your kids then you must visit White Rock Lake Park one of the most photographed & mesmerizing places to visit in Dallas? It is a place where you can enjoy the natural beauty of the modern urban retreat. The park has a nine mile-long stretch of waterfront and takes around three hours to complete around the lake. Some of the main attractions of this place are fishing, sailing, bird watching, and horseback riding. The White Rock Lake also offers several playgrounds and picnic spots for vacationers. One of the main attractions of this place is the upcoming ecology center.
The White Rock Lake is a 1.254 acre – reservoir which is located in East Dallas. The Lake is surrounded by White Rock Lake Park with 9.33 mile (15 km) trail for hiking, running, bicycling, fishing as well as sailing. You can have a nice afternoon you’re your friends or your darling when you rent a bicycle at a nearby shop (Bike Mart) and ride around the lake which was about 9 miles. The White Rock Lake is also a paradise for people who like a marathon as they can runs from downtown up to the lake, around the lake, and back.
Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden
The Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden was designed to connect children with nature. Education is a central focus of our mission, which is why we are delighted to be able to teach life and Earth science to both school children and their teachers as well as families. Enjoy 8 acres of fun overlooking the beautiful White Rock Lake.
With over 150 individual kid-friendly activities, the children’s garden features The Texas Skywalk, The Moody Oasis, a Walk in the Clouds, and more. Find out why the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden is the best family-friendly attraction in Dallas.
8525 Garland Rd.
Dallas TX, 75218
Adult general garden admission (13-64) $15 | Seniors general garden admission (65 & over) $12 | Children general garden admission (3-12) $10 | Children general garden admission (2 & under) Free