Dow Gardens Tour: Spectacular Michigan Botanical Gardens Video and Photo Tour!

Dow Gardens Tour by Sherry Trautman | Traveling Michigan | All photo and video content by Traveling Michigan

Join our virtual Dow Gardens Tour as we showcase this magnificent Michigan Botanical Gardens by colorful photos and videos! 

This spectacular MI botanical gardens is home to the Nation's Longest Canopy WalkButterflies in Bloom, stunning waterfall and events throughout the year.

Visit our main Dow Gardens page for a map, more videos and lots of information. 

This phenomenal 110 acre botanical gardens is open year round and is a photographer's paradise!  So many weddings happen here every year.  I just love wandering the gardens in June and July as you will usually see 2-3 wedding parties there and it is such a happy and festive feeling!

Map Of Our Dow Gardens Tour-So Much To See!

"He Who Plants a Garden Plants Happiness."


Feel free to come up on the porch of The Pines and rest for a bit!  The porch is shaded with lots of comfortable chairs to enjoy a great view of the gardens!

Let's Go Over the Bridge!

There are four iconic red bridges at these Michigan botanical gardens, can you find them all?

One of My Favorite Spots on Our Dow Gardens Tour (I Have So Many!)

More Beautiful Spots on Our Dow Gardens Tour

These Flowers Could Be in a Dr. Seuss Movie!

Visit Dow Gardens During the Tulip Season is Exquisite!

I am in awe of Dow Gardens during tulip season.  If you are unable to make it to Holland's Tulip Time Festival, I highly highly recommend visiting these gardens as the traffic is minimal, the tulips are everywhere in vast amounts perfect for photography and well, parking is abundant and close.

Visit the Nation's Longest Canopy Walk!

Near the Children's Garden is the long bridge that connects Dow Gardens to Whiting Forest. The views are amazing along the way! 

Your entrance fee at Dow Gardens offers admission to Whiting Forest and the Nation's Longest Canopy Walk at no extra charge.  So go check it out!  You will feel what it's like to be a bird soaring four stories high!

Plan to spend at least two hours exploring Whiting Forest and America's Longest Canopy Walk!  Lots of shade in the summer, very safe with high railings and lots of places to explore!

Visiting Dow Gardens During the Winter is Absolutely Stunning!

Why You Need to Visit During Dow Garden's Butterflies In Bloom!

I love Dow Gardens Butterflies in Bloom because spring is definitely in the air!  Birds are chirping, chipmunks are scurrying and the trees are juuuust beginning to bloom.  It's a great place to visit in Michigan!

Visiting the butterfly house at Dow Gardens in Midland, Michigan will get you outside, awaken your spirit and well, give you a bit of much needed fresh air.  It's kind of a two for one...butterflies AND a chance to explore the gardens!

Plus the sunshine, thawing creek and chirping birds revives my soul! I'm sure it will do the same for you!

Dow Gardens Butterflies In Bloom is an explosion of your senses!!  Watch stunning butterflies emerge from their chrysalis' and learn how to safely pick them up! Located in Midland, Michigan!

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