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Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park

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Address: Planting Fields Rd., Oyster Bay, NY 11771
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The Olmsted brothers created this 400-acre arboretum, known for its...

The Olmsted brothers created this 400-acre arboretum, known for its camellias, rhododendrons and azaleas.

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Serenity in natural beauty.

Every visit to the Planting fields awakens the wonder of Mother Nature. The many gardens and atriums transport me to a special place. I highly recommend it to everyone. Go to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Meena B
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East Norwich, New York, United States
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East Norwich, New York, United States
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every visit to the Planting fields awakens the wonder of Mother Nature. The many gardens and atriums transport me to a special place. I highly recommend it to everyone. Go to reset your equilibrium, your inner peace, or just to admire Mother nature's splendid display.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here several times with the Family. Beautiful grounds with diverse foliage. Prettiest during Springtime, when everything in bloom, but always pretty. Great spot for Family photo. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy.

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Vadodara, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best place to visit in summer time for people who loves Historic Mansion, Vintage style furniture and flowers. Me and my wife spent half day looking at the Coe Hall, Gardens and Green house. Trully Amazing, maintained and 30% of the furniture is 100 years old. Volunteers are very friendly and knowledgeable. You can go to beach... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wish I had the whole day to spend here and then some. The greenhouse is awesome. So many plants and flowers and cacti! Plus the tour of the Coe House is worth the $5 admission price. You also get a free audio guide. The house is huge and you can actually walk into the rooms on 3 levels and... More 

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Woodbury, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Nice tour of house and gardens. The cafeteria is lacking. Its really only good for a cup of tea or coffee.

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Stony Brook, New York
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Sunday Feb 19 2017 Planting Field Arboretum celebrated Centenary Celebrations of their Camellia Green House. All Camellia bushes are in full bloom, music, Ice sculpture were in Camellia Green House and Main Green Houses. It is such a wonder festivites for all ages. We enjoyed it very much

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Sayville, New York
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We've been here on several other occasions for plays in the 'haybarn', outdoor concerts, or tours of the Coe House...but, today we came for the Camelia fest. Back in September during a tour of the Coe House and a walk around the grounds we strolled through the Camelia greenhouse and a caretaker told us that they usually bloomed in full... More 

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New York
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

My mother and I love this place. The grounds are big and beautiful with several greenhouses. It's a nice place to visit and see the variety of lovely flowers/greenery and also have a picnic. The staff are very knowledgeable and friendly.

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Glen Cove, New York
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

They have a great educational programs for all levels The staff is Awersome and very Friendly and knowledgeable Picnic area They also host great events hurry tickets go fast

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Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

We were very impressed with the indoor gardens / greenhouses and paths. Will return in the spring / summer to enjoy the outdoor trees and gardens or maybe early fall to enjoy spectaculat foliage. Great place to chill out and enjoy a picnic. Even our teen enjoyed the visit!

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