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Hopelands Gardens

Whiskey Road and Dupress Place, Aiken, SC 29802
+1 803-642-7631
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Perfect resting spot

Hopelands has been a favorite of mine since I was a child as it has been for my kids who are now... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Aiken, South Carolina
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Hopeland Gardens is a Gem

Hopeland Gardens is an Aiken treasure right in the middle of town. Not to be missed! During... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Judy S
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“hall of fame” (32 reviews)
“live oaks” (14 reviews)
Whiskey Road and Dupress Place, Aiken, SC 29802
+1 803-642-7631
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Hopelands has been a favorite of mine since I was a child as it has been for my kids who are now teenagers and still enjoy going. Take a meal and have a picnic. Take a camera and make some memories. Take a walk and...More

Thank GorillasGal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hopeland Gardens is an Aiken treasure right in the middle of town. Not to be missed! During Christmas season the lights display is a great family experience

Thank Judy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hopeland Gardens is the most peaceful place to be. The trees, the flowers and the koi fish ponds are a beautiful sight of nature

Thank LindaSL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exhibits are closed on Sundays - our only day to visit. The Aiken Racing Hall of Fame was interesting on the outside as well as Rye Patch that butts up to Hopeland Gardens. The Garden paths, fountains, ponds, etc. are all very soothing. Lovely setting...More

Thank Gazie N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am from Aiken, but had forgotten how incredible Hopelands Gardens is. What a gem; we could have spent a whole day there.

Thank liveoak33
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This free attraction is well worth the time, a horticulturist's dream come true. The grounds are peaceful and inviting. Beautiful ponds, brick pathways, and clean, fresh air contribute to the idyllic surroundings. The horse racing Hall of Fame is free and quite interesting. Highly recommended...More

Thank jimdK9002UK
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We have gone to Hopeland Gardens a couple of times for their holiday light display. It's a nice places to take friends and family. The weather is usually mild and we loved walking through the gardens.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The gardens are primarily grassy areas, trees, large ponds and plantings such as azaleas. There are beautiful, picturesque oak trees which are lovely to photograph. This was an old estate that was left to the City of Aiken with the condition the house be removed...More

Thank patcal4
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We took a tour here last weekend and the grounds are amazing. Unfortunately there seemed to be a spill of some kind and the entire visitor center and walking trail had a noxious odor that was almost sickening. The trees are beautiful and grounds meticulously...More

Thank LottoMomma
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Homelands is beautiful no matter what season you go. In the spring it is alive with flowers, birds and bee's. As you walk in on the stone path draped with by live oaks you feel aa if you are walking into your personal secret garden....More

Thank Kim D
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michelle c
31 January 2017|
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9 October 2016|
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Response from armstrong_6969 | Reviewed this property |
Open from 10am to 7pm Dogs are allowed throughout the park; they must be leashed and under their owner's control at all times.
18 May 2016|
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Response from MG29851 | Reviewed this property |
There is a sign at the entrance that says you must pay to take professional pictures. There is info there about how to schedule photo shoots.