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CR Rae writes about U.S. travel, including family-friendly activities.
Even more gardens in Buffalo!
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CR Rae writes about U.S. travel, including family-friendly activities. She likes to find unique, off-the-beaten-path things to do in even the biggest cities. Traveling the highways and byways, she finds the dirt on the back roads and the ins and ...
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CR Rae writes about U.S. travel, including family-friendly activities. She likes to find unique, off-the-beaten-path things to do in even the biggest cities. Traveling the highways and byways, she finds the dirt on the back roads and the ins and outs of some of the most fun and interesting places -- giving you, the traveler, those little tidbits of info to get the most from your travels.
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Buffalo, New York is blooming and you will not want to miss it!

Although the city offers weeks of  summer open gardens for you to explore...there is an event that brings it all together for garden lovers, those just wanting to explore the neighborhoods of Buffalo or would enjoy walking around and taking in the beauty of summer.

There are even more gardens to visit in the unique neighborhoods of the city. Whether you visit the gardens open during June and July or the "humongous" Garden Walk the last weekend in July, there is a lot of garden beauty to behold on this self guided tour.

Garden Walk is the largest garden tour in the U.S. and is a very anticipated event. It is, as they say, "Buffalo style gardens".

Garden Walk is a free self-guided tour, no tickets required. The walk is about 350 gardens strong and always growing! The urban gardens are located in many of Buffalo's historic neighborhoods. The tour covers more than a five mile area.

Besides the FREE tours, FREE shuttles are also available to help you "neighborhood or garden" hop.In total, over 1,000 gardens can be seen throughout the city's homes, churches, businesses and government buildings.

The neighborhoods of this New York city are loaded with beautiful homes, shops and restaurants and plenty of green space. Buffalo neighbors open their gardens to offer you a beautiful experience.



This garden event is open to anyone in the community, with no prior judging. The Garden Walk also takes in the Frederick Law Olmsted designed Delaware Park in downtown Buffalo. You will find it by the art deco City Hall. Most of the gardens are private ones, however as the popularity of the event increased so did the amount and kinds of gardens. The popular walk has seen an increase of community spaces, corporate gardens and church gardens.

Garden Walk has given back to the community by providing grants for more than 75 garden beautification projects.Garden Walk Buffalo rejuvenates streets, re-energizes neighborhoods and increases property values.

Begin your adventure at the Garden Walk Headquarters. Information and location is available on the website www.GardenFestival.com. Maps are available. Gardens are open from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Gardens of all kinds are shown including, Japanese, Russian, English and many interesting styles.

Check this post Garden Walk for more info on the beauty of Buffalo.

You will leave entertained and inspired.

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