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West of the Lake Gardens

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915 Memorial Dr, Manitowoc, WI 54220-2240
+1 920-684-6110
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Hidden Gem

This is one of Manitowoc's hidden gems. We've passed it many times but never stopped until today. A... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Susan V
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Gastonia, North Carolina
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NOT Kid Friendly - Shame that kids are not allowed to enjoy the beauty of the flowers

We were biking the Mariners Trail joining Manitowoc and Two Rivers and decided to stop in to see... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
percy066
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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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915 Memorial Dr, Manitowoc, WI 54220-2240
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"beautiful flowers"
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"shores of lake michigan"
in 5 reviews
"dairy queen"
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"enjoy the beauty"
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"west family"
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"door county"
in 3 reviews
"bike ride"
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"nice walk"
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"couple of hours"
in 2 reviews
"annuals"
in 7 reviews
"foundation"
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"acreage"
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"backdrop"
in 3 reviews
"admiring"
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"maritime"
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"benches"
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"strolling"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is one of Manitowoc's hidden gems. We've passed it many times but never stopped until today. A beautiful and peaceful spot overlooking Lake Michigan. Truly a treasure.

Thank Susan V
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were biking the Mariners Trail joining Manitowoc and Two Rivers and decided to stop in to see the beautiful flowers and take some casual family pictures as our granddaughter from out of state was visiting. Four adults and three children between 11 and five...More

Thank percy066
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We live five minutes away and go often . It’s beautiful and the lake breeze is delightful. We went two days ago , butterflies everywhere! Plants in full bloom .

Thank mshaw3678
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Colorful and fragrant. A mixture of beautiful perennials and annuals on the shores of Lake Michigan. We are amateur home gardeners and really appreciate the effort that goes into creating these perfectly manicured lawns and gardens. Even the washrooms are nice. Numerous resting spots are...More

Thank beerfan62
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A truly beautiful garden. Small but free just park and walk around. We saw a wide variety of summer flowers.

Thank LizC62
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had some time to kill before dinner and pretty much fell upon these beautiful gardens. And we are so glad we did! We thoroughly enjoy nature and all it has to offer us admirers. The West of the Lake Gardens are...More

Thank kdvw4
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a don't miss stop in Manitowoc. The gardens are incredible and perfectly manicured. The roses are outstanding.

Thank Gardenlover31
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Beautiful gardens -- very peaceful. Nice setting right along the lake. Incredible variety of annuals and perennials, and the colors! A nice little getaway for a couple of hours.

Thank Peggy W
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

Stop by to enjoy some beautiful flowers along the lake. Very neatly placed along our breathtaking Lake Michigan. A peaceful walk to enjoy the natural beauty and some very nice sculptures. It could be a 15 minute break or a few hours to relax, you...More

Thank chev007
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

I was totally unaware of this place until a couple of years ago - gorgeous flower bed displays all over the property - eye popping colors! And free! I was a bit disappointed, though, to learn that wedding photography is not allowed. I understand why,...More

Thank sswriter97
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Response from beerfan62 | Reviewed this property |
I just added 4 pictures. Please bear in mind that a May garden will be vastly different than a July garden. Enjoy!
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June 6, 2017|
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Response from rogerv804 | Reviewed this property |
I have walked around the whole yard at times carrying a soda with me, and my mother was drinking a coffee as we walked around. I did not see any garbage containers around the yard to put an empty container into. Last year... More
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