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Yaddo Gardens

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Address: Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Phone Number: +1 518-584-0746
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Formal rose and rock gardens are part of the magnificent Yaddo estate, a...

Formal rose and rock gardens are part of the magnificent Yaddo estate, a working artists' community.

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Beautiful Grounds

We really enjoyed our visit to Yaddo Gardens. The fountains and roses were beautiful. We took a nice quiet walk, lingered on a bench, and admired the beauty of the gardens. As a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
AmyR1981
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to Yaddo Gardens. The fountains and roses were beautiful. We took a nice quiet walk, lingered on a bench, and admired the beauty of the gardens. As a bonus, parking is free! We were happy that this was on our list of things to do while we were visiting Saratoga.

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New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

really peaceful. nice to go with parents or out of town friends. the gardens could use a bit of maintenance help.

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Thank ideas101
New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful artist's retreat. Historic spot with lovely gardens. Would love to take a guided tour and learn more about this spot.

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Thank Jennifer D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely and tranquil as long as you ignore the traffic sounds from the nearby highway. As the previous writer says, it is better to read about the gardens prior to visiting.

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Thank Arathi N
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Very beautiful and interesting gardens to visit. Helpful to read a bit about the gardens prior to visiting.

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Thank efv1957
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56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

a free walk in the gardens is always a great idea. Roses were still in bloom when we went in Sept. So peaceful.

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Thank foursquares
brunswick
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The garden had been put to bed and the water features had been drained. Nonetheless the structure was very visible and the setting was glorious. If you're a garden lover, you'll appreciate it in every season. Traffic noise was the only downside.

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We roamed the rose and rock gardens for about 90 minutes in amazement. Wish the species had been labeled for easier identification. Nice place for a quiet picnic on the lawn.

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Thank wayneb1954
New York City
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Perhaps because I visitd in mid-October, the gardens didn't show at their best. The grounds look lovely, but not so many roses this time of year, although a woman was there pruning. There are also Rock Gardens, whic hI wasn't able to find. Will try it in the spring or summer.

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Thank nannyj1231
Sewell, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Lovely little free(!) garden that is part of an artist's retreat. There are fountains, sculptures and flowers, a woodland walk. Small but pleasant

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