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Luther Burbank Home and Gardens

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An Island of Calm and Beauty

The Luther Burbank site is a local gem in Santa Rosa. The gardens are beautiful and laid out for a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Catherine K
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Albion, California
Small garden with big impace

We found this only because it was close to our motel. What a jewel in the middle of Santa... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Anyone interested in plants will enjoy this site commemorating the work of famed horticulturist Luther Burbank, who introduced over 800 new plant varieties, including the Idaho Potato. The site includes an acre of gardens with many of the...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Luther Burbank site is a local gem in Santa Rosa. The gardens are beautiful and laid out for a quiet stroll. The special events are well thought out and manage to handle a lot of people and still preserve an old-time, country feeling. Plus,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this only because it was close to our motel. What a jewel in the middle of Santa Rosa--it's not very big, but it is lovely and you'll learn about Luther Burbank!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had spent the morning in Sausalito after driving thru San Francisco and wanted something to do and saw this in trip advisor. Was really enjoyable and we spent almost two hours with our guide. We love flowers and plants and our guide was like...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The home, greenhouse and garden of Luther Burbank is historical with interested explanations of the property throughout the gardens and house. Well worth the time...

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Reviewed 1 September 2018

During a tour to explore the vineyards we found the Luther Burbank Gardens. Very nice layout and reasonable well maintained. Flowers for almost all seasons and August was nice indeed. The shop is by far to price otherwise we will purchase a lovely T-shirt.

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Our docent did an excellent job giving a short biography of a Luther Burbank and how he arrived, lived and worked in Santa Rosa. He also showed us around the grounds and gave us a tour of the home which contains many artifacts from his...More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Very nice free attraction with cell phone audio tours. Close to public transit, Greenway walking and bike trail along the creek through town. Also walking distance to nice shops and restaurants in Railroad Square and Courthouse area

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Reviewed 11 July 2018

Walking around the grounds after a great brunch close by is a wonderful way to enjoy a Sunday. Taking in all of the history. Their Christmas event is wonderful time to take out of town guests to get into the holiday spirit with the open...More

Thank Blugren2
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Recently took both my mom & mother in law here when they visited us in Santa Rosa. Easy to get to, beautiful grounds, free to visit and quite informative plus relaxing! There is a tour well worth the small fee charged.

Thank Travel4Sue
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Found this female industry own town Santa Rosa. The property is only about a square block or two but contains the residence, greenhouse, and gardens. If you life roses,a must see. We took the docent tour and it was very interesting. Lots of memorabilia of...More

Thank Virginia A
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Diane P
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Response from JRF178 | Reviewed this property |
I would agree with Kevin G - certainly worth a visit even taking account of perhaps a few steps.
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