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Now a lavender farm and gift shop

We stopped in while on a tour of Washington island. Interesting place. Everything lavender! Nice... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
Slick5276
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Salisbury, North Carolina
Lavender farm and gift shop. There is no ice cream here.

Beautiful lavender farm and cute gift shop. The gift shop has lavender themed items as well as... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
bigsei
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Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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The Historic Island Dairy Building was completely renovated in 2010 from a building that sat vacant for 40 years into a multi-use community facility to save and preserve the memory of one of Washington Island's most important local historic...more
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1309 Range Line Rd, Washington Island, WI 54246-9143
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

We stopped in while on a tour of Washington island. Interesting place. Everything lavender! Nice lavender fields and drying facility as well as a few other flowers and plants on the grounds. Samples of various lavender items in the gift shop as well as some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Slick5276
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Beautiful lavender farm and cute gift shop. The gift shop has lavender themed items as well as other things. Chocolates made in Port Washington, WI with the lavender sourced there at the farm. I thought that there would be ice cream here, but there is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bigsei
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

People, don’t be fooled. This is a lavender gift shop. There is less than 5% of the total area with any Dairy history or information. Not worth the stop.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank EricM808
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Enjoyed the Historic Island Dairy and the attached lavendar fields, as well as, the lavendar drying house. Lovely lavendar products to choose from within and probably a tad bit cheaper than the Fragrant Isle.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lmeckfess
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Nothing dairy about this place except the name. Expected some history, some plaque, something but got a lavender store and a cool drying building for lavender. Well at least we got to play corn hole.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank pgamma
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

So excited to be riding our bikes and come upon this. I learned a lot from the gardener. It is simply beautiful and well maintained.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank laurals
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Ran in our day on the island. I bought some lavender soap. Nice gift shop if you are into lavender. The smell is quite strong. They had popcorn to chocolate6 soap, lotion and more. The Icelandic building out back was beautiful but small. They didn't...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank phislamajama
Reviewed June 12, 2018

The lavender does not need to be in bloom to make this a great day trip. The plants still give off a lavender scent and the view of the fields are lovely. We were thrilled to see the old dairy so tastefully restored and used...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mary B
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

This place is a must see to learn about the local history of Washington Island. It was really neat to learn about new things and to learn how they made cheese and took care of all the milk that they produced on such a small...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Josey79
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

Located adjacent to the largest Lavender in the area, it has its own unique architectural style and amenities! There is history of the Island in an exhibit, an art gallery and the Lavender market. They're known to host conferences and book weddings too! Lots of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Suzann A
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There is a trolly system that will take you for a tour, as well as a bike rental. I would suggest taking your vehicle and just exploring on your own so you can spend as much or as little time at each place, just make sure... More
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