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Thuya Gardens

Peabody Drive, Northeast Harbor, Mount Desert, ME
207-276-5130
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Type: Gardens
Most recent review
- Jul 3, 2014
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Atlanta, Georgia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Beautiful and serene. Does not take long to tour - maybe alot an hour. If you can drive Sergeant Road, gawk at the gorgeous homes in Seal Harbor which is not too far from the gardens

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Hancock, Maine
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Well tended gardens, beautiful flowers at the peak, or start of peak. Folks working there were very helpful and respectful even if the questions were a little pedestrian.

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Delray Beach, FL
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

The Thuya grounds are lovely. Nice place for a walk and to see the flowers typical to Maine. Easy for all ages to get around. We took my 80 year old parents and they had no problem navigating the grounds.

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Brewer, Maine
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

It is a little hard to find but wellworth the visit. There is a great story, great views, just a beatifuls spot. Free and near Northeast. Make an hour to visit.

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
21 attraction reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

This is the place to be if you are an avid gardener like I am. Thuya Garden is always so beautifully in bloom when I visit each September. The dahlias are tall and lush, the Joe Pye weed is taller than any I have seen elsewhere, and hummingbirds will often sit and pose on a branch while I snap away... More

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Burlington, Vermont
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

Dramatic climb from the road up to the gardens. Beautiful, well tended grounds. Research library. Access to nearby hiking trails. All gardeners that visit MDI should NOT miss Thuya Gardens.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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67 reviews 67 reviews
17 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

Have to climb up to get there, but beautiful views of NE harbor on the way, and beautiful flowers. Ask for a $5. per person donation .

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Green Harbor, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

The Gardens are a hidden gem in the heart of Acadia National park. Try to include them on your drive of the loop road.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

We recently were in search of the gardens, gave up then found them by accident. At the time we found them we were tired so decided to drive up. The drive is definitely risky! But it is work it. the gardens are beautiful and so peaceful. The lodge was also interesting to visit so stop in there also. In the... More

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Maine
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

The walk up from the parking lot on Rte 3 has charming rest stops and gives a view of the boats in Northeast Harbor. The gardens are beautiful in summer. Good for seeing butterflies and birds in their season.

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