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Yaddo Gardens

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Address: Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
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Formal rose and rock gardens are part of the magnificent Yaddo estate, a...

Formal rose and rock gardens are part of the magnificent Yaddo estate, a working artists' community.

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Peaceul, beautiful Gardens

The Yaddo Gardens combine beautiful flowers, statuary, fountains and an interesting history. They are a peaceful haven. Flowers are blooming throughout the season.

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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6 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Yaddo Gardens combine beautiful flowers, statuary, fountains and an interesting history. They are a peaceful haven. Flowers are blooming throughout the season.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yaddo gardens is a hidden gem in Saratoga. There are traditional English-style Rose gardens (make sure you go when they are in bloom) and a Japanese-style rock garden. Lovely all around. Great for a romantic afternoon. Also great for photography.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An opportunity to be outside and enjoy the grounds.. kids love to feed the fish. I have been there in April and later in the summer. Def suggest nice weather visit

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Schuylerville, New York
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

During the spring and summer, the Yaddo provides an excellent place for family, senior, or solo portraits. From the Bridges, the stream, the forest, the fountains, or the rose garden, there's ample amount of places to provide you with an incredible backdrop.

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Schenectady, New York
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

I suggest reading up on the history of the gardens to help you appreciate them that much more. It's free and you're able to walk around and enjoy the peaceful garden and fountains. It's a great place for a picnic too as there's a big area of grass right before the garden.

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Clifton Park, New York
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

Lovely gardens, grounds and home. We had a nice picnic on the grounds and visited all fantastic statues. The flowers are beautiful and the home is spectacular! Take the time to visit Yaddo and imagine the artists and authors who have shared their talents starting in those beautiful surroundings.

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Thank Mary M
Saratoga Springs, New York
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

I have been to these gardens on many occasions. I recently went in the late Fall as I needed a quiet place to think. I certainly understand why this houses writers! No matter where you go, if you stay in your car or not---there is always some view to allow you to decompress. Its super quiet and all of the... More 

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Thank Holly V
Pasadena, California
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

As a child, Yaddo was like my backyard. I almost took it for granted. Now that I'm older and hopefully wiser, I look back on my childhood as magical -- and Yaddo Gardens was a big part of it. There's lots of history here -- and a few ghost stories as well.

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Thank brettmeisner
Latham, New York
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5 reviews
Reviewed 8 December 2016

With all of the great things to do in Saratoga you may skip Yaddo but don't! Great place to visit during the day to avoid all the Saratoga crowds or for a break from it. You can lay out on the lawns, play Frisbee, take pics of the fountains or enjoy a walk on the grounds and in the wonderful... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to Yaddo Gardens. The fountains and roses were beautiful. We took a nice quiet walk, lingered on a bench, and admired the beauty of the gardens. As a bonus, parking is free! We were happy that this was on our list of things to do while we were visiting Saratoga.

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