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Blooming Season: Gardens/Arboretums to Visit

Blooming Season

It’s that time of the year again where the flowers begin to bloom. If you’re near a garden or an arboretum, we definitely think that you should visit and it makes for a great date, fun family outing or relaxing me-time.

  • Denver Botanical Gardens (Denver)
    • The Denver Botanical Gardens is not your ordinary garden. Whether you’re looking to take a wildflower hike, explore themed gardens or even venture through a farm, it offers you a variety of beautiful sites. You’re options are quite wide at this garden. Feel free to visit all!
  • Indianapolis Museum of Art: Lilly House and Gardens (Indianapolis)
    • This site is a national historic landmark. The house and garden belonged to the late Indianapolis businessman and philanthropist, J.K Lilly Jr. You can take a free tour or also go the audio tour route.
  • Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory and Botanic Gardens (Baltimore)
    • Ever wonder how flowers and plants grow differently depending on the climate? This conservatory and garden offers the opportunity to take a glimpse into climate-specific plants. Displaying in multiple greenhouses, travel from the Mediterranean to the tropics within a few steps.
  • Knoxville Botanical Garden (Knoxville)
    • From round stone buildings to greenhouses, this garden gives you the opportunity to explore the greenery at no cost. Yes, it’s free; however, you are able to give a donation. Next time you’re in Knoxville, if you’re looking to get outside, the Knoxville Botanical Garden is a great option.
  • Dallas Arboretum (Dallas)
    • With 19 named gardens and other areas, the Dallas arboretum is a huge Texas hotspot for a reason. Open from March to November, you have plenty of chances to check out this beauty. Bring the kids along so they can experience the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden. Fun for everyone!

What’s your favorite garden or arboretum to visit?

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