It's "all too easy to while away an entire afternoon" at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, according to Frommer's. With this exclusive Local Deal, subscribers can spend a day touring 109 acres of native and exotic plants and enjoy lunch at the Gardens Restaurant for $16, regularly $29.
Highlights of the grounds and the 2,500 species on display include the Rose Garden -- modeled after Italy’s renowned Villa Lante -- and the Texas Native Forest Boardwalk. Admission to the seven-acre Japanese Garden, which Frommer's calls "serene," as well as fish food for the koi ponds, are also included with this deal.< Lunch at The Gardens Restaurant consists of:
- Any appetizer, like the roasted bell pepper hummus with feta, olives and pita bread (up to $7)
- Any entree, like the bistro shrimp pasta with fresh mushrooms and sun-dried tomatoes (up to $12)
- Any nonalcoholic beverage, like soft drinks, iced or hot tea, or coffee (up to $2.50); in addition, bottles of wine are 20% off with this deal
Or for $30, purchase an annual membership valid for two people and enjoy the gardens as often as you'd like all year long. To see the full benefits of membership, including reciprocity at gardens nationwide and restaurant discounts, click here. And click here to get this deal now.