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Rip Van Winkle Gardens

389 Reviews
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Maya wrote a review Aug 7
Lafayette, Louisiana37 contributions
The gardens are lovely in spring. The admission also includes a tour of the historic house on the grounds.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Rick S wrote a review Apr 2020
Tyler, Texas17 contributions2 helpful votes
An absolutely gorgeous estate, and garden. Lots of beautiful specimen plants, on 15 acres. Also the old mansion to tour. Lots of history of how the origional salt mine was accidentally flooded from an oil well operation. Pea fowl all over the place showing off. Absolutely MUST
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Jean S wrote a review Apr 2020
Jena, Louisiana8 contributions1 helpful vote
The house was closed when we visited but the gardens were lovely and the peacocks roaming the grounds were a plus. The cost was only $8 each due to the house being closed. I peeked through the windows and what I could see was impressive.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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martyboy1960 wrote a review Mar 2020
Adkins, Texas234 contributions39 helpful votes
We visited during spring break and really enjoyed our time there. We took the tour of the Jefferson home. The history surrounding the elegant home, Mr Jefferson, the salt mine, and the island itself all made it a very enjoyable tour. The gardens were very pretty as well with so
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Date of experience: March 2020
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MO8ball wrote a review Mar 2020
Missouri351 contributions100 helpful votes
I'm sure I would have enjoyed the gardens more on a sunny day. The chimney rising from the lake was interesting site as was the Bali Gate.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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