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Bellingrath Gardens and Home, Theodore
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Bellingrath Gardens and Home, a former holiday fishing camp, features meandering paths among azaleas, camellias and annuals-filled beds--as well as a 15-room English Renaissance house. Prominent architect George B. Rogers designed the home and gardens for the Bellingraths in 1935. He and Bessie Bellingrath collected camellias and azaleas from across the South to enliven the garden. Stop by the fountain plaza--an artesian spring that has been contained and redirected into pleasing runnels to the Mermaid Pool, Grotto and Fowl River. Climb the steps of the rockery to see the terraced pools and waterfalls. Take time to explore the Bellingraths' home and its original furnishings. Arrange to visit Bellingrath Gardens and Home and other attractions in Theodore using our Theodore trip itinerary builder.
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  • This will be my second time going this year and if it is anything like the previous year I cannot wait! The Christmas light show is amazing and while slightly overpriced, worth it. 
  • I went for my first time to view the light display. It was spectacular. My husband and his mother had been to the gardens during the day and liked it. Having a wheelchairs available made it possible f...  more »
  • We drove a few hours just to visit the home and see the lights and it was well worth the trip. So much more than expected, it was beautiful at every turn. The home tour was so informative and so beaut...  more »