Asticou Azalea Garden, Northeast Harbor

(4.8/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web)
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  • My husband and I passed by the Azalea Garden several times and never really noticed it. One day we saw a sign and decided to stop to see what it was about. We were so glad that we slowed down that day...  more »
  • I fell in love with the gardens, both Thuya and Azalea. Also, if you overshoot Thuya, the Asticou dock is a perfect place to catch a few rays and some time alone. It was my favorite hangout.  more »
  • Visit and enjoy this beautiful garden! We visited it in September and I imagined what he could give to the spring when azaleas and rhododendrons are in bloom. This is a garden that has a soul. There are small benches, places to meditate, developed... but happiness raked zen sand beaches! Do not miss out and respect - the!
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  • Gorgeously designed and maintained gardens evoke calmness and tranquility. Worth far more than the suggested $5 donation.
  • Wonderful Japanese style gardens. A photographers paradise.
  • Absolutely beautiful garden. As soon as you step in it feels like you've been transported to another country.
  • This location is perhaps my favorite retreat on the East Coast. Unlike most other refreshing gardens, the Asticou Azalea Garden is a Japanese style garden. As my Life Coach taught me, Asian gardens of this sort can either be very relaxing or quite evocative for the imagination. I have now found that to be quite true. There is another Japanese style garden I enjoy north of NYC in North Salem, but it doesn't have the floral variety, breathtaking mountain backdrops, and nearby ocean vista that I enjoy.
  • We happened upon this garden by chance and were taken off guard by the pristine beauty. The trails were extremely well-kept. There was a great variety of plant life spread throughout the garden, with no two spots being quite like each other. Definitely a must-visit for anyone passing through this area.