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Yaddo Gardens

Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
+1 518-584-0746
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Worth a 30 minute stop

Beautiful garden. Free parking. Take the brochure out of the mailbox as it will explain the garden... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
halsherm3
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New York
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Beautiful. So calm & peacful

I absolutely love it here! Makes me feel so very peaceful. Anytime I feel stressed and in need of a... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
btrfylvr
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Albany, New York
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Formal rose and rock gardens are part of the magnificent Yaddo estate, a working artists' community.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rock garden” (24 reviews)
“off limits” (8 reviews)
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Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
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+1 518-584-0746
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"beautiful estate"
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"beautiful flowers"
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"quick visit"
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"peaceful place"
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"walk around"
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"water features"
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"bring your camera"
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"union ave"
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"great place to visit"
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"free parking"
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful garden. Free parking. Take the brochure out of the mailbox as it will explain the garden. Strange fact: it is very noisy due to Route 87 (which was not there 100 years ago when the house and gardens were built). Next time I might...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love it here! Makes me feel so very peaceful. Anytime I feel stressed and in need of a little nature therapy.

Thank btrfylvr
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Beautiful! Met up with a friend from ?Boston & she recommended this lovely garden to visit. The Rose area was stunning with colourful blooms everywhere. It isn't a huge garden so even if you only have a short time to visit it is well woth...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped at Yaddo garden, parked and walked around for about 1/2 hour. The garden is nicely maintained and the roses are lovely. There is a fountain and rock garden.I was not particularly impressed having been to Longwood garden, Hillwood, etc. A home to artists...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Even on a rainy day this property is wonderful! Beautiful summer rose garden and some peace and quiet away from the summer hub bub of town. Gardens and fountains- ahhhhh.

Thank CATHERINE S
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

The gardens of this 400 acre estate are free and open to the public. However, the estate home is not. Nevertheless less, don't let this deter you from seeing this beautiful place. The gardens are lovingly maintained by a bevy of volunteers who do a...More

Thank Kathy T
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

The rose gardens were in full bloom with wonderful Koi ponds and fountains surrounding the historic castle. Don't miss it . It is calming and serene

Thank Chris H
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

Wanted to be a good husband and do something other than the track.I have been passing this place for years.right next to the track and decided this would be a good side trip.Little to be known this is a beautiful manicured area of gardens.I was...More

Thank ChALUTCH
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

What a nice escape from the busyness of Saratoga and the tourists! The gardens are peaceful and beautiful. The statues, fountains, pillars and rock garden are lovely. Although some of the other reviews mention guides being present, I have never seen one. Someday I would...More

Thank loishms
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

this peaceful spot just near the race track offers a beautiful place to stroll after dinner. the roses are abundant with great aromas, and the rock garden worth viewing. while small the gardens border an architecturally stunning building that is a retreat for artists in...More

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