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Absolutely Stunning!

Living less than 15 miles from these fabulous gardens I’ve visited numerous times and seasons. I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
merechat
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Canton, Georgia
via mobile
This truly is a garden for all seasons

Japanese maples abound here and the color this fall is nothing short of spectacular!!! The Japanese... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
02corvette
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Marietta, Georgia
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Gibbs Gardens is open yearly from March until mid-December. 220 acres of artistically landscaped gardens surrounded by majestic forest, spring-fed ponds, streams, waterfalls and bridge crossings. Sixteen garden venues include four feature gardens...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1987 Gibbs Dr, Ball Ground, GA 30107-5439
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Living less than 15 miles from these fabulous gardens I’ve visited numerous times and seasons. I truly can’t recommend their daffodils over their fall colors. Both are a must see! I would recommend getting your tickets before going during busy times. Tram tickets can be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Japanese maples abound here and the color this fall is nothing short of spectacular!!! The Japanese garden is stunning and you have to see the colors reflected in the ponds... WOW picture perfect. The trip up to the manor house will show case more with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 02corvette
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great gardens for locals. Drove up from Marietta after church Nov. 11 and took about an 1hr30 with no traffic. Tickets are 20$ for adults. Toured the Japanese Gardens and the Manor gardens, took just over 2hrs. The Japanese Gardens were just past their prime...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Do both the Valley and the Manor gardens. If you are ok to walk for a while, do not worry about the tram tickets.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PJE639
Reviewed 7 November 2018

I have been wanting to go here for some time and it just never seems to happen, but we made it out this past Sunday and could not be happier that we did. The crowd was large, lines were long, it was hard to capture...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

My wife and I came here because our daughter told us about it. Amazing place. Probably one of most relaxing days we've had in a long time. Beautiful flora, its 300 acres of gorgeous landscaping, luscious flowers and foliage, huge japanese gardens (largest in US)....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank William D
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I was there in May and it was FANTASTIC! I have been to many botanic gardens and I think Gibbs Gardens surpasses many of them. It was truly outstanding with all of the spring flowers in bloom.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

we went for the garden on Sep end. And we were very diappointed to see no flowers in the garden. Becasue this is not season for any flowers also starting of fall. we were told they have Roses but its almost very less which we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Akshipree R
Charlie F, General Manager at Gibbs Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Dear Akshipree R, We are disappointed that your visit to the Gardens did not meet your expectations. However, I am a bit confused by your comments. From June through September, the Gardens are aglow with thousands of annuals and perennials. We realize that one's perception...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Gibbs Fardens is lovely mist anytime if the year. We are local and take friends and family here when in town. There is definitely a lot of walking. Would be great if they provided electric scooters like the grocery stores do those with walking issues...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Cathy H
Charlie F, General Manager at Gibbs Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Cathy H, Thank you for your kind words. Mr. Gibbs designed the Gardens so the look of it changes approximately every three weeks. Regarding your comment on the cost of admission, I only ask that you give thought to what we spend on an annual...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018

Gibbs Garden is about an hour drive from Atlanta and as you go you think, can this possibly be worth it? Well it is a beautiful manicured garden that has fabulous displays os seasonal flowers, a calming Japanese Garden. I again brought my now13 year...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Charlie F, General Manager at Gibbs Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Landen11, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your visit to the Gardens. We're delighted that your grandson and you had a wonderful time. We look forward to you visiting often, and we'll have cookies waiting for you in our Arbor Cafe....More

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Response from merechat | Reviewed this property |
When looking for colors in the garden, I’ve been told yellows are first, orange is next and reds are the last. I was there November 4 and there was a lot of yellow. However, since that time, we had a lot of wind and rain... More
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Response from kmm66101 | Reviewed this property |
I have seen vehicles with non- ambulatory visitors. So I think yes.
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Response from Charlie F | Property representative |
My apologies for the delayed response. TripAdvisor has been slow to advise us of incoming messages. While we missed your time frame, I would still like to answer your question. Only service dogs are permitted in the... More
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