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Address: Whiskey Road and Dupress Place, Aiken, SC 29802
Phone Number: (803) 642-7631
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Peaceful, Beautiful Retreat

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Aiken, South Carolina
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Aiken, South Carolina
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60 reviews 60 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

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 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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135 reviews 135 reviews
63 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 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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Washington DC
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76 reviews 76 reviews
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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Leesburg, Virginia
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92 reviews 92 reviews
35 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Enjoyed a peaceful stroll in the garden in spite of the rain. Watched a pair of bufflehead ducks on the pond and then admired the bright colors of the carp just below the water. Moss hanging from the live oaks looked almost mystical in the haze of the rain. Nice that there is no entrance fee for garden. Picnic tables... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

A beautiful garden with a pond with ducks, fish and other aquatic animals. It also has many twisted old trees, very picturesque. I did a slideshow that I set to music with the photos I took.

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Aiken, South Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

What a grand and glorious place to visit. Peaceful and beautiful, for all families. Magnificent trees and foliage, along with terrific concerts held Monday evenings in the summer.

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