What Is It? Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, one of the best botanical gardens in Texas, spans 66 acres and is teeming with manicured gardens, intricate water fountains, and seasonal blooms. Located on the banks of White Rock Lake, this public garden is a great way to spend a beautiful day outdoors in Dallas.
Why Do It? The kids will love visiting the Rory Meyer’s Children’s Adventure Garden. Although this garden costs an additional $3 entry fee, it is well worth the visit if you’re exploring the arboretum with little ones. The Rory Meyer’s Children’s Adventure Garden hosts daily educational programs catered toward children. Additionally, there are exhibits within the garden that are open for play, like the water features, garden maze, and edible garden.
Good to Know: If rain ruins your visit, then you can come back another day free of charge. Just make sure to grab a “rainy day pass” from the ticket booth before you leave. Your rainy day pass is valid for up to three months.