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Review of Maymont

Maymont
Ranked #2 of 162 things to do in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence
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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 watching river otters play, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
Richmond, Virginia
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63 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Great Christmas Destination”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2013

We received an excellent tour of the mansion and enjoyed walking the grounds which were beautifully decorated for the season.

Visited December 2012
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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“family park”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2013

this beautiful park is located near downtown with easy access from major city roads. once there you will find a petting zoo of goats/ sheep and veiw of many other animals from bears to bison. a trail allows easy access of the Japanese gardens, manmade waterfall, and plenty grassy areas for picnic's or just enjoying the park. Highly recommended if you are in the area best of all there is no charge for enjoying this wonderful park.

Visited January 2013
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Richmond, Virginia
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22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great place to spend the day”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2013

Being huge park in the center of the city it's easy to spend a day here. Pack a lunch and have a picnic in one of the many fields. Check out the animals enjoy nature and tour a mansion all in one stop.

Visited August 2012
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Fredericksburg, VA
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52 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Always a fun day!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2013

We've been to Maymont a few times and it's always fun. It's fun to take a picnic and go with kids to see the animals and walk through the various gardens, but it's a great date too! Make sure to find out what weekend the plant sale is being held in May, it's a don't miss event for the gardener!

Visited May 2012
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richmond va
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Free”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2013

The place is beautiful. There is a lot of walking if you want to see it all. They have a petting zoo and other animals to see as you walk the park.

Visited January 2013
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