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Asticou Azalea Garden

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Address: Asticou Way, Seal Harbor and Peabody Drive, Northeast Harbor, Mount Desert, Mount Desert Island, ME 04662
Phone Number: 800-258-3373, 207-276-3344
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Beautiful and serene

Visiting in mid-July, we missed the prime time to see the azaleas; however, we still very much enjoyed the hour we spent wandering the grounds and enjoying the scenery.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Visiting in mid-July, we missed the prime time to see the azaleas; however, we still very much enjoyed the hour we spent wandering the grounds and enjoying the scenery.

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Tampa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This is a very beautifully manicured garden with unique flowers to see. I'm sure it is even more beautiful when the azaleas are blooming, but worth a visit at any time. Naturally my kids were not very enthused when we told them we were going to stop by, but even they found joy in the flowers they had never seen... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The Asticou Azalea Garden is a short walk across the street from the Asticou Inn. The garden path wanders around a scenic pond and through huge azalea bushes, perinneals rocks and grassy areas. It is a very relaxing walk. The admission is free and well worth it!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This little garden is nicely laid out with a self guided map to follow. However, when we visited in early July, nothing was blooming. They did have a nice restroom though.

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florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Had this on my list of things to do if we got bored on our trip, but driving by we just had to stop! There is no fee, but a donation box stands at the ready and I would encourage anyone who visits to make as generous a donation as they can! Some of the azaleas, rhododendron and laurels where... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The azalea were not in bloom when we were there but we enjoyed the Asian aesthetic, liked the beautifully raked white stones you see in Japanese gardens. If you take your kids, expect their attention span will be about 10 minutes for this sort of thing.

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Abington, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is a must see and free.(donations accepted) Beautiful, serene, inviting garden even after the azaleas have bloomed. Take a book, take a break, allow yourself to sit and reflect. It is such a beautiful place. Trees, flowers, birds, turtles, fountains, bridges, benches - all inviting you to stay awhile.

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Montauk, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Gorgeous gardens with well managed areas. I will definitely return when the gardens are in full bloom!

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Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Easy to miss, no big sign to make you stop. Do some research and find out where this place is, then find it. You will have a great walk through some meticulously maintained gardens. Medium sized...not too big, not too small. Plan on spending about an hour there, but bring your camera. We went in mid-June and caught the tail... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We had been in the National Park all morning and wound up in Northeast Harbor. We knew the town from staying there in 2012 and we headed straight for the garden. It was lovely. Here is is July and the azaleas are still in bloom. The park is wonderfully kept and well worth an hour of your time.

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Address: Asticou Way, Seal Harbor and Peabody Drive, Northeast Harbor, Mount Desert, Mount Desert Island, ME 04662
Phone Number: 800-258-3373, 207-276-3344
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Mount Desert  >  Northeast Harbor

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