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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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A local treasure

Have enjoyed this treasure for 11+ years. Christmas time is great...so are the months of May 30 to Labor day with free concerts every Monday night.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
amadama2016
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Aiken, South Carolina
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Aiken, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have enjoyed this treasure for 11+ years. Christmas time is great...so are the months of May 30 to Labor day with free concerts every Monday night.

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Fountain Inn, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's a nice place to take a walk and break away for a few minutes to relax in nature. It is beautiful especially when the azaleas are in bloom, but it is not too refined to feel fake. My son needed a place to release some energy and I was tired. After a nice walk here we both felt better!

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Thank Sanchezway
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to walk, feed turtles, and listen to music that is free to the public. Gardens are beautiful and walkways are easy for strollers.

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Thank Katherine H
Aiken, South Carolina
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7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you don't like the heat, don't tour the Gardens in July or August, it gets stifling hot even in the shade. Bring food for the fish and turtles

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Thank randyisbill
Aiken, South Carolina
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to visit, relax and enjoy the scenery. The summer concert music series is excellent!!!

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Thank Brooklyn29801
Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This garden is enjoyable. If you are a photographer there are some really nice pools. Right now crape myrtles are in bloom. It s mostly handicapped accessible as the walks are brick. I was disappointed that the fountain and clover pool were not operating. There is a maze without walls (labyrinth) and you can spend a little time figuring the... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took one of our Granddaughters to see the Christmas lights. We all had a great time! She loved the movie they had playing outside. Lots of hot chocolate to keep us warm. Took the bus over and back made it so much easier.

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Thank ging693
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place been coming here for years. Take a walk, or just to sit by the pond it's so relaxing. The flowers are amazing in the spring.

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Thank Donna J
Lexington, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have beautiful statues and the trees are large and beautiful. Very peaceful walk, I went with a man I was dating at the time. Very romantic.

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Thank Sharon C
Aiken, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful grounds and trails. They do keep it clean. The Christmas programs and decorations are all just wonderful. The summer concerts are just as good. You take a blank or chair and something to eat and drink for a picnic while you're enjoying the concerts.

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Thank Shirley M

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