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Yaddo Gardens

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Address: Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
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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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Lovely no matter what time of the year!

I have been to these gardens on many occasions. I recently went in the late Fall as I needed a quiet place to think. I certainly understand why this houses writers! No matter... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Holly V
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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208 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been to these gardens on many occasions. I recently went in the late Fall as I needed a quiet place to think. I certainly understand why this houses writers! No matter where you go, if you stay in your car or not---there is always some view to allow you to decompress. Its super quiet and all of the... More 

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Thank Holly V
Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a child, Yaddo was like my backyard. I almost took it for granted. Now that I'm older and hopefully wiser, I look back on my childhood as magical -- and Yaddo Gardens was a big part of it. There's lots of history here -- and a few ghost stories as well.

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Thank brettmeisner
Latham, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

With all of the great things to do in Saratoga you may skip Yaddo but don't! Great place to visit during the day to avoid all the Saratoga crowds or for a break from it. You can lay out on the lawns, play Frisbee, take pics of the fountains or enjoy a walk on the grounds and in the wonderful... More 

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Thank tinodemarco
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 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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Thank AmyR1981
New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

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 3 November 2016

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 3 November 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 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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