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Berkshire Botanical Garden

P.O. Box 826, Intersection Routes 102 & 183, Stockbridge, MA 01262
(413) 298-3926
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Princeton, NJ
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103 reviews 103 reviews
13 attraction reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

It may not even be among the top 10 attractions in the Berkshires. However, to be fair, there are some very nice aspects of the Garden such as the Daylily Walkway (photos). Pond Garden and Herb Garden. There's also a kids garden and a few small animals for the kids to enjoy (photos). On balance, however, there is no "Wow"... More

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Prince Edward Island, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We went here again on the recommendation of our hotel. With 15+ acres of land, this was a great day trip, and a knowledgeable experience for kids. While our kids were in a tour having a learning experience, we decided to have a little picnic on the grounds. Can't say I've had a glass of wine at a better place... More

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Burlington, Vermont
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155 reviews 155 reviews
32 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Yes; this is a pleasant little garden but nothing special. For anyone who lives in Vermont the zone prohibits too much variety but we were more than a tad underwhelmed - hoping we would get many more ideas for our own VT garden than we did. Once the rude young man had finished his computer inputting while we stood in... More

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Lowell, Michigan, United States
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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I love gardens! We enjoyed our walk through the BBG perennial sun and shade gardens. I especially enjoyed the different arbors on the property. We were with a public tour briefly, but preferred wandering on our own at our own pace.

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Leicester, Massachusetts
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41 reviews 41 reviews
3 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My friend and I recently visited on a lovely summer day. You pay admission in the gift shop (great little shop with good prices) and then proceed. The gardens are on both sides of the highway. Make sure to visit all the gardens, which have different themes. i especially loved the Martha Stewart.garden and noticed the flowers on top of... More

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Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This was a great activity for a beautiful day. The gardens are stunning and have some very interesting varieties of plants. Everything is very well put together, but certainly not over-manicured. Some of our highlights were the adorable Martha Stewart cottage garden, the lily walkway, and the herb gardens. The somewhat hidden beehives were also fun to look at, but... More

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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166 reviews 166 reviews
39 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The gardens are not large but very well done. The admission fee is a bit steep for botanical gardens but we went in anyway. We really enjoyed the sculptures that are spread throughout the grounds and how the gardens were divided. Of special interest were the herb gardens behind the central house and the children's area behind the gift shop.

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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98 reviews 98 reviews
49 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

These gardens are not as large or elaborate as many other botanical gardens, but is a nice place to spend a few hours. There was a guided tour at 10 AM which made the visit much more interesting. I believe there is only one a day and if we had missed this tour, the visit be less enjoyable. One of... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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153 reviews 153 reviews
50 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Though not as large as some other Massachusetts Botanical Gardens (Tower Hill in West Boylston comes to mind).this is worth a stop if you are in the area. Somewhat oddly, I thought, it is situated on both sides of state road and you have to cross over and back to enjoy the whole experience. Look both ways! Past that though,... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Beautiful scenery. Enjoyed the many gardens and lush grounds. The roses are in bloom and smell amazing! The pond was very pretty!

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