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A peaceful spot

We love walking around the gardens. A lot of people use the gardens for photographs, so be aware... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
LaurenM647
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Clifton Park, New York
A must see!

One of the coolest places in Saratoga- it’s so beautiful! If you ever get a chance to go into the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Laura F
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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Formal rose and rock gardens are part of the magnificent Yaddo estate, a working artists' community.
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Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
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+1 518-584-0746
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We love walking around the gardens. A lot of people use the gardens for photographs, so be aware that you might be in the middle of a photo shoot! No worries, though, as there is plenty of space to walk around and peacefully enjoy the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LaurenM647
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the coolest places in Saratoga- it’s so beautiful! If you ever get a chance to go into the mansion- it’s a must!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Laura F
Reviewed December 17, 2018

Yaddo has a beautiful story and is now an artists retreat, which housed many famous writers, and still does. The gardens are open to the public and free of charge. Read the history as you stroll the grounds. The rose gardens, greenery, fountains and Italian...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nadine q
Reviewed December 1, 2018

This came as a total surprise, as we had no idea this existed until recommended by the hotel where we were staying in Clifton Park near Saratoga Springs, NY This is a writers retreat area - where writers (upon approval) can stay and write as...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dan D
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Such a great place for a morning stroll. I think it is wonderful that so many volunteers have worked so hard to restore these gardens. The gardens have such a romantic history it would be a wonderful place for a marriage proposal.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

Seeing the flowers blossom at this historic site is such a dream. Weddings would be lovely here. I usually visit every time I come to Saratoga to find peace and serenity. There is also a beautiful pond and a huge mansion, but only to view....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank cy776
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

This garden is well maintained and has very few tourists. It only takes 15-20 minutes to see the entire garden. Visited in late fall, but I would come back earlier in the season. There are a number of rose bushes that would be beautiful earlier...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jamesfam1
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

I love love love Yaddo! It is an amazing place for photography. It is also a lovely place to take a stroll or read a book.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rebekah1985
Reviewed October 2, 2018

what a wonderful place for artists....as public we parked and walked along the garden area, able to view the house and see the construction going on. great place

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank quintessaSRQ
Reviewed September 26, 2018

We stumbled upon this place and so happy we did! Beautiful gardens and some nice outdoor sculptures. Lovely place to walk around and enjoy your surroundings. Very peaceful there.

Date of experience: July 2018
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