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Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

6500 S New Hope Rd, Belmont, NC 28012-8788
+1 704-825-4490
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Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, the Carolinas’ Garden for All Seasons, provides guests a chance to reconnect with nature. Located within 380 acres on the banks of Lake Wylie, spectacular gardens, sparkling fountains, a conservatory dedicated to the display of tropical plants and orchids, a visitor pavilion, gift shop and nature walk await the visitor. HGTV named it one of the nation’s “20 Great Gardens” and USA TODAY says the Garden is one of the nation’s best places to “welcome fall with a flourish.” Committed to horticultural excellence, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden is a must-see for all ages.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
6500 S New Hope Rd, Belmont, NC 28012-8788
+1 704-825-4490
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited the Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens while in the area during our evacuation from Florida for Hurricane Irma. We were eager for something to do to take our minds off of what was happening back home. There was a chinese lantern exhibit going on...More

Thank LewisClark0715
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed the Eclipse here! Staff was very welcoming. Really cool little fountians hidden all over, kids made a game of finding new ones. We'll be back.

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My pictures will not do this display justice, primarily because I took them on the first go around while it was still light. (Also, I still take pictures with my camera, so it gets cumbersome at times, my husband is supremely patient ). A magical...More

Thank JoJo-OIB
Reviewed 1 week ago

A decent day trip destination....just a bit out of the way but easy enough if you follow the signs (or your gps). Nice gardens....pleasant staff. Was also there last Christmas which was especially nice. They had a great group of Christmas singers the evening we...More

Thank CharlotteTraveler7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful gardens. We went for the Chinese Lantern event. Had been once before when they had a butterfly event and enjoyed both times. There were seven of us this time. Very family friendly. Unique adventures that all ages enjoyed.

Thank Colleen L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

How disappointing!!!! Horribly managed. We waited in traffic for over 2 hours to get into the property to park. We were then directed into a lot over a mile away to walk in the dark to the front gates. There were so many people, thousands,...More

1  Thank John S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love visiting Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens and have attended several events. This was by far the most poorly planned event. Traffic to get in is a nightmare. Be prepared to walk to the entrance from the fields or wait in long lines for the...More

1  Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you would like to experience a magical evening, go to Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens before October 29. The story behind the set up and everything involved in the production of the Chinese lanterns is told to you by the volunteers. It is mind-boggling! Wear...More

Thank gatorgal1972
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our team of business consultants planned an evening at the Botanical Gardens to enjoy the Chinese lantern festival. This was one of the most magical and special displays I've seen in a while! The lanterns were awesome in the truest sense of the word. Garden...More

Thank COLadyRoadWarrior
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing....absolutely amazing! Wed.or Thurs.is the choice day to go as crowds are much smaller. Don't miss out on this festival...it is a one time deal. The staff was super helpful and friendly! :)

Thank Jane P
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Response from JCAMHNC | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Jim H | Property representative |
Give us a call at 704-829-1258. We'd be happy to help!
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
Of course! Visit on your own first and you should find endless options for the special moment.