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“Great place to take a long walk”
Review of Maymont

Maymont
Ranked #2 of 171 things to do in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Maymont is a 100-acre American estate, an extraordinary gift given to the community by James and Sallie Dooley who lived there from 1893 to 1925. Whether strolling in the gardens, touring the mansion or petting a goat, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children
Annandale, Virginia
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Great place to take a long walk”
Reviewed January 20, 2013

This park has over 100 acres. There is a variety of animals to see and and old farm house from the 1800s. Well worth a visit.

Visited January 2013
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New Jersey
Level 6 Contributor
364 reviews
114 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
“Breathtaking, but no photos allowed”
Reviewed January 18, 2013

We were on a private tour of the house and grounds,The gardens, particularly the Japanese Garden was the best I have seen. I was annoyed that they had no book for sale, yet no photos were allowed.

Visited December 2012
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Richmond, Virginia
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“One of my favorite places”
Reviewed January 11, 2013

I love Maymont. It's a wonderful place for a long walk up and down the hills, or just for a stroll around the house to educate yourself about the many trees populating the expansive grounds. Over twenty years ago, my children clambered over the roots of trees clinging to the embankment above the bear enclave, and played hide-and-seek in the bamboo "forest" in the Japanese Garden. Children still play in both areas, as well as enjoy running freely on the many open grassy areas of the park. There is something for everyone of every age at Maymont. Take a look at the website to get an idea of what peaks your interest.

Visited January 2013
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Richmond
Level 6 Contributor
100 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Beautiful!”
Reviewed January 11, 2013

Love taking the tour of the house and seeing all the decorations at Christmas but Spring is my favorite. Beautiful gardens and flowers!

Visited April 2012
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richmond va
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“LOVELY PLACE”
Reviewed January 9, 2013

One of the prettiest places in Richmond. If you can take a tour of the house, it is amazing. A must see!

Visited November 2012
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