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Hopelands Gardens

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Address: Whiskey Road and Dupress Place, Aiken, SC 29802
Phone Number: (803) 642-7631
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Year-round delight!

Hopelands Gardens is beautiful, no matter what season you decide to go. The paths are easy walking, the trees and plants so well maintained. In winter the light display is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Aiken, South Carolina
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Aiken, South Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Hopelands Gardens is beautiful, no matter what season you decide to go. The paths are easy walking, the trees and plants so well maintained. In winter the light display is fabulous. Summertime concerts are fun and relaxing! Bring a chair and beverage. Bring visitors, too.

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Aiken SC
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18 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Great place for some Aiken History, a stroll, a concert, a photo op, take in the flowers, trees and ducks at he pond.

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Aiken, South Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I always enjoy strolling through Hopelands Gardens. The park is beautifully maintained; there's always something seasonal in bloom, and well-placed benches if you want to sit and just enjoy the view. The summer evening concerts are a treat, but for something really special, visit in late December when the Christmas light displays are up. Truly a magical scene!

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Aiken, South Carolina
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64 reviews 64 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Hopelands Gardens always has something in bloom and is always beautiful.. It is a peaceful getaway to stroll through or sit down with lunch.

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Aiken, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I love the Hoplands Gardens. It is very good for taking a peaceful walk. The grounds are very well kept. I would highly recommend this to anybody in Aiken.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

So enjoyed the beautifuly maintained grounds. This is a Jewel in Aiken. Thank you so much for the visit. This is for all ages.

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Aiken, South Carolina
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141 reviews 141 reviews
69 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Hopeland Gardens is a must place to go when you are in Aiken S C. Beautiful flowers, shrubs, majestic Oak and Cyprus trees which provides a nice, quiet day for relaxing. During the summer, there are concerts each Monday afternoon and during the Christmas season, a fantastic light show.

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Aiken, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Whether you want inspiration or relaxation, it's a great place for walking, thinking, taking photos or just admiring the landscape.

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11 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Even when things are a little out of bloom, this is a beautiful natural park. You can see how the gardens must have been spectacular in the past. Shaded and peaceful, the swans were there and the koi pond is amazing.. the biggest I've seen in a long time. Inside the gardens is the Race Horse Museum and its a... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a great place to walk around on a sunny day and enjoy nature. At Christmas the City of Aiken lights it up (around Dec. 20 or so and this is free there is a shuttle for this at the Fresh Market parking lot at xmas time). You can park at two different areas to enjoy Hopelands Gardens. It... More 

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