Tulip Fields Are Blooming and the Aerial Photos Are Incredible
Holland is home to the largest flower park in the world. It is currently in bloom and the pictures are out-of-this-world beautiful.
If you thought California’s Super Bloom was amazing, feast your eyes on Keukenhof, the largest flower park in the world. From now until mid-May, Keukenhof will be blooming with fields upon fields of Dutch tulips.
We’re not exaggerating when we say it looks like a dream. More than 7 million bulbs are expected to bloom this spring, making this one of Holland’s most popular spring attractions.
There's a different theme each year at Keukenhof. This year, the theme is appropriately named Flower Power. To celebrate the park’s 70th anniversary, the theme is an ode to the early ‘70s when music was groovy and flare jeans were on trend. Included in the park this year is the Love and Peace Garden, the Strawberry Fields Garden, the Happiness Garden, and the Ibiza Garden.
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You have a chance to see its real beauty, however, from far away. A plane ride over the fields of flowers shows off the colorful patches—it’s like a gorgeous flower quilt. Visitors can catch this view from the historic Royal DC-3 Dakota plane, which will take you on a 30-minute tour 300 meters above the fields.
These aren't just fields of tulips at Keukenhof, either. Orchids, daffodils, roses, carnations, lilies, and more can be found in the spring gardens. All five senses will be alert as you walk through the fields of flowers, taking in the sights and perfumes.
Visit the park by yourself for just under $20 (when converted to American dollars). Or, catch a group tour with tickets to Keukenhof starting at around $42—this includes a roundtrip ticket on a sightseeing bus that leaves from Amsterdam, which just under an hour away.
Whether we get there this year or not, we can’t stop looking at the pictures guests are snapping. In the meantime, we’ll keep working to have a garden one day worthy of Keukenhof.