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Thuya Gardens

Peabody Drive, Northeast Harbor, Mount Desert, Mount Desert Island, ME
+1 207-276-5130
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Mid June- Not Much was blooming

WE know this place must be gorgeous at times- but we climbed their 200 steps and very little to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TVHOST
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Myrtle Beach, SC
Great climb and better garden

Enjoyed the climb and the view. Also the gardens were spectacular as was the history of the place... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
footprof
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Massachusetts
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Peabody Drive, Northeast Harbor, Mount Desert, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Reviewed 1 week ago

WE know this place must be gorgeous at times- but we climbed their 200 steps and very little to see. There is a parking lot where you do not have to climb to enter! Asticou Gardens next doc was in its prime!

Thank TVHOST
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the climb and the view. Also the gardens were spectacular as was the history of the place. Truly a find.

Thank footprof
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Small is indeed beautiful where this garden is concerned. Although a last minute addition to our private drive tour simply because I mentioned I loved gardening, this was memorable & worthy. With twin long borders, mirrored images of each other, full of late summer perennial...More

Thank Maurticia51
Reviewed 24 September 2016

While we were in the Asticou Azalea Garden, we learned about this garden, which is "around the corner." Now it is atop the Asticou Terraces, & if you park on the road, you will walk up 200 steps of the terraces to enter the garden...More

Thank lawrence05
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Snuggled alongside a carriage path, overlooking the harbor in Northeast Harbor the natural beauty and serenity of the site is amazing.

Thank joanbMaine
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This garden is much, much more than flowers...this is history. The lodge is stunning! A grandfather click built in the 1700's still ticking! On the second floor..a rafter has a signature. Must see! The gardens are breathtakingly gorgeous! The peacefulness, the relaxing environment is very...More

1  Thank DJoD67
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

This is a hidden gem. Absolutely beautiful garden and the opportunity to view the harbor and water from on high. Love the terraced trail leading up to the gardens. If you are able, don't drive to the entrance but walk up the trail. Even my...More

1  Thank Pam D
Reviewed 1 September 2016

It is always a treat to visit this spectacular garden and the lodge is a remarkable refuge. If you are up to the slightly steep ascent, park on the lower road and walk up the terraces to enjoy the view and monument. On a recent...More

2  Thank Tellurian
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Beautifully well kept garden and home! A must see for gardeners, landscape architects and builders. There is so much more than just plants. He lived there and made it comfortable and creative. Unusual use of color combinations in the plant textures and flower colors! The...More

Thank Jones1955
Reviewed 21 August 2016

First off,my wife is a garden person,me,not so much,so after a big tasty Mexican lunch at Jalapeño in downtown Acadia after hiking up and down Cadillac Mtn.,I told my wife that if it was OK with her, I would bike to Thuya gardens and meet...More

1  Thank Howard B
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