7 Gorgeous Gardens Where You Can Smell The Flowers in WNY

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Photo courtesy of the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

Still looking to enjoy the last few weeks of summer? I know, we don’t want to admit it either that summer will eventually come to an end. But don’t worry, there’s still time to check off your summer bucket list for this year.  Step Out Buffalo has you covered if visiting an indoor or an outdoor garden is on that list.

Take some time to take a stroll through local gardens and stop to smell the flowers.  Whether you’re interested in different types of flowers and greenery, or just want a place to be outside and picnic, we have some great options for you!

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Photo courtesy of the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

1. Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

2655 South Park Ave, Buffalo, NY 14218/ (716) 827-1584 / Website

There are admission fees for taking a tour through the Botanical Garden, so click here to secure your spot!

 

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Photo courtesy of the Frank Lloyd Wright Martin House

2. Frank Lloyd Wright Martin House

125 Jewett Pkwy, Buffalo, NY 14214 / (716) 856-3858 / Website

There are different options for tours inside of the property.  Click here to check out the different admission prices. But visiting the gardens at the Martin House are free of charge and bloom all year long!

 

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Cherry Blossoms / Photo x Step Out Buffalo

3.  Buffalo Japanese Gardens 

1 Museum Ct, Buffalo, NY 14216 / (716) 873-9644 / Website

Located behind the Buffalo History Museum, the Japanese Garden sits on a serene lake surrounded by ongoing gardens. Plus, there is no fee to enter, so just enjoy the scenery.

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Photo courtesy of People’s Park

4. People’s Park

2435 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14214 / Facebook

There’s no admission for this local garden! This is a community garden where many people come together to make it a better place. Join in on the fun and gardening!

 

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Photo courtesy of the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy

5. The Rose Garden

199 Lincoln Pkwy, Buffalo, NY 14222 / (716) 886-0088

There is no admission fee to check out The Rose Garden.  In fact, it’s a great place to have an afternoon or evening picnic.

 

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Photo courtesy of Hotel Henry

6. Hotel Henry Gardens

444 Forest Ave, Buffalo, NY 14213 / (716) 882-1970 / Website

Hotel Henry is surrounded by beautiful gardens and flowers.  Pro Tip: The 100 Acres at the Hotel Henry offers to-go picnic boxes if you want to enjoy a meal outside in their gardens onsite.  Just don’t forget to place your order ahead of time.

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Photo courtesy of the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy

7. Front Park

Porter Ave. & Baird Drive, Buffalo, NY 14213 / (716) 838-1249

Take a stroll through to see plenty of different flower beds located at Front Park.  There is also the option of a self guided mobile tour of Olmsted’s West Side presented by Rich Products.

Don’t forget, if you’re planning to visit these gardens, make sure you’re aware of admission options.  Some places may have different restrictions due to social distancing.

 

Did we miss one? Email us at editorial@stepoutbuffalo.com!

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