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Top garden recommendations from locals

Botanical Garden
“For a peaceful walk with beautiful scenery I’ve been here several times. And during part of the warmer times of the year there are so many butterflies to be seen nearby. Around the Christmas holidays they normally have live music Christmas lights and my favorite was the hot apple cider drinks.”
  • 234 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Staggering beauty, wonderful exhibits and events, research and preservation oriented. A MUST!”
  • 152 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
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“Much smaller than big city botanical gardens but lovely to stroll through. Another nice way to get outside. ”
  • 68 locals recommend
Garden
“Beautiful place to see and they also have a tea house that does authentic tea ceremonies as well as hosting of other workshops and events throughout the year.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Garden
“Beautiful botanical gardens on the north side of town. Art galleries and shops offer local art and artisan gifts. Do not recommend the bistro - better quality & priced foods elsewhere, & no view to enjoy there. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Garden
“One of my favorites; close to town and can be enjoyed in less than an hour.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Garden
“TOHONO CHUL GARDEN BISTRO has a wonderful selection of really tasty food with a lot of local flavors. Try the PRICKLY PEAR LEMONADE (the color is an incredible bright fuchsia!) + MOLE or the VEGGIE HASH is really delicious. This former residence turned restaurant is made of 18" thick adobe walls, made on site, and Ponderosa Pine beams, brought down from MT LEMMON. Look for their HAPPY HOUR...”
  • 8 locals recommend
Garden
“The garden is a re-creation of the Spanish Colonial walled garden that was part of Tucson's historic San Agustin Mission. It is located at the foot of the Sentinel Peak and known as Tucson's birthplace. The area is known as the longest known history of cultivation in the U.S. This recognition led to Tucson being designated a City of Gastronomy (the only one in the U.S. as of to date) by UNESCO.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“Try and catch one of the great festivals they have here, from fine wine and art to the big Halloween display. Lots of shops and restaurants as well.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Garden
“Many types of roses bloom here. It's cool to check out in the afternoons or after your dog walk. Its free.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Garden
“Great Japanese gardens with tours, a small lake, and weekly tea ceremonies from the Urisenki Tea School, one of the world's best, which is also located here in Phoenix!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“Very neat drive down into Verde Valley from this road. Surreal creek and rapairan area.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
Garden
“Discover Glendale’s best-kept historic secrets and enjoy outstanding tours of two National Register of Historic places. The 1897 Manistee Ranch and the 1898 Guest House at Historic Sahuaro Ranch. The buildings are open October to mid-May. Manistee Ranch, 12noon-4pm fi rst and third Saturdays of each month, $5 for adults. Guest House, 10am-2pm on Thursdays and 1-4pm on Sundays, no charge, donations accepted. ”
  • 1 local recommends