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Established in 1927 by an Act of the United States Congress, this national treasure contains 446 acres of fabulous flora and fauna and is especially known for its Asian, azalea and conifer collections.
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3501 New York Ave NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-1958
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I’m not sure why there is no option for “family” without teenagers or young children.
We visited the National Arboretum during the Thanksgiving holiday. It was great to see an open green space inside DC. Our son’s dog had a blast, and so did we....More
I was so excited to see the US National Arboretum only to be disappointed. With it being November when I visited, the landscaping with not the prettiest. Not everything was open. Highly recommend going during the Spring or Summer time.
What a treat to explore the arboretum on a sunny Sunday afternoon. The Bonsai exhibit is extensive and very informative. Walking among the columns in an unusual way to experience the Capitol’s history. The fields were flush with color. It was perfect picnic weather and...More
You can drive around if you want, but this was a lovely place to just wander around. The Bonsai collection is the most obvious Thing To Do, and is well worth your time, but the whole area was peaceful and serene. The different collections have...More
500 acres of trees asphalt trails, roads, hills, flower beds, world class bonsai, that will cost you absolutely nothing. Plenty of parking for any size vehicle or camper, lots and lots of grass for dogs. Restrooms, hundreds of trees identified and fun. The gift shop...More
There are so many special parts of the National Arboretum. Even if you don't think that you like gardens, I think you'll find plenty to like. I believe that this would be a good place to bring kids, as well. Lots of room to run...More
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Use Uber or Lift. There are no nearby metro stops and I have no idea which bus lines may stop near the Arboretum. Further, the area surrounding it is dicey to downright dangerous so I would not advise waiting outside the... More
Use Uber or Lift. There are no nearby metro stops and I have no idea which bus lines may stop near the Arboretum. Further, the area surrounding it is dicey to downright dangerous so I would not advise waiting outside the gates for some bus.