Yaddo

312 Union Ave.
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866- Map It
(518) 584-0746

AAA Editor Notes

Yaddo, just w. of I-87 Northway exit 14 on Union Ave., is the nucleus of a working community for visual artists, writers, filmmakers, choreographers and composers. Although the 400-acre Yaddo Estate is private, the gardens are open to visitors. The rose garden is in peak bloom from the third week in June through July and again from mid- to late August; plants in the rock garden bloom from mid-June to mid-September. Guided garden tours start near the large fountain at the entrance to the gardens. Guided tours are available.
Gardens free. Guided tour $10.
Hours: Gardens open daily 8 a.m.-dusk. Guided tours Sat.-Sun. at 11, mid-June to early Sept. (also Tues. at 11, July 25-early Sept.).