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Hills & Dales Estate

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Mansion beautiful. Want to explore garden in Spring. Boxwood beautiful but bet amazing with flowers blooming.

Archectectually similar to house recent added Welcome Center has many displays and comfortable... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rome, Georgia
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I knew nothing about this beautiful house and Gardens before visiting. It was a highlight of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Foley, Alabama
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Hills & Dales Estate is the historic home and garden of textile magnate Fuller E. Callaway. Located in LaGrange, Georgia. The centerpiece of the estate is a beautiful Georgian-Italian style home built in 1916. Designed by the noted architectural...more
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1916 Hills and Dales Dr, LaGrange, GA 30240-2958
+1 706-882-3242
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All reviews callaway gardens visitor center house tour our tour guide home tour three floors welcome center open to the public family home original furnishings beautiful grounds big house pine mountain tram takes knowledgeable docents formal gardens minute orientation
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The home of the Callaway Family, beautiful gardens, greenhouses, topiaries, and fountains. The new visitor center also offers many extras for you to indulge...such as painting/watercolor classes, seasonal events, special speaker seminars and free visit days. Check the website to see what is coming up...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Archectectually similar to house recent added Welcome Center has many displays and comfortable auditorium for an historical video. In a world where old seems to be torn down, this venue is a testament to far thinking Callaways. Alice Hand Callaway, (sister of Virginia of Callaway...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank champ4275
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I knew nothing about this beautiful house and Gardens before visiting. It was a highlight of the trip. The house is beautifully preserved and just about all the rooms were open for viewing. The Gardens were also beautiful. We didn’t roam around as much as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LAtraveler36542
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a cold clear day, took a tour of all 3 floors of the house. No indoor photography allowed. House in immaculate condition with only one maid. Gardens also immaculate with six full time gardeners. Much original furniture in the house. No one lives in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Grand house and gardens. We were really amazed to tour whats there. I found it to be just as interesting as Callaway gardens on a more personal, urban scale. The folks working there could not be more friendly and enthusiastic about the property.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 621perryw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hills and Dales Estate is a well kept secret, off the beaten path, and definitely worth a visit. The gardens are gorgeous and the home is a delight. Room after room is filled with family treasures, including family photos, which makes the home so comfortable...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RobinF530
Reviewed November 10, 2018

We went in late Fall so the Gardens weren’t in bloom, but the house tour was excellent and walking through the grounds was interesting. Rose did a great job and everyone couldn’t have been nicer. It’s a little off the beaten path (downtown LaGrange is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BillUsma74
Reviewed September 25, 2018

The house is very impressive, beautifully maintained and authentic. But even better is Joanna, our tour guide. Her insight into the history and the occupants of the place made it come alive. Well worth the money if you have any interest in history and the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank James M
Reviewed September 14, 2018

We, 2 couples, really enjoyed the whole experience of our tour of the estate. The place is so very interesting as is the family responsible for it. We toured the house, led by our excellent docent Beth. After the grand tour through a grand house,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank clissner
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We received a tour by a very knowledgeable docent who had first hand experience with preparing the estate for tourists since before its opening. She presented authentic information and background stories. The home architecture, outside and in, is very interesting to the details of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from carleymc1 | Reviewed this property |
The visitor center is beautiful and has la lovely patio/balcony area and room for rental.
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July 24, 2017|
Response from Norma W | Reviewed this property |
Your question did NOT go to Hills & Dales. Their hours March-June are Mon-Sat,10-6, Sun 1-6; Jul-Feb, Tues-Sat 10-5. Closed on New Year’s Day, Easter, July 4th, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas. Info is on their... More