Longwood Gardens is the living legacy of Pierre S. du Pont, inspiring people though excellence in, garden design, horticulture, education, and the arts.
Today, we understand the importance of environmental conservation. That wasn't so common in 1906, when Pierre du Pont purchased this land to preserve the trees.
Always a great place to spend an afternoon on your on or with people you care about
Children learn about nature with amazing plants and fun activities around every corner at the Indoor Children’s Garden, including 17 kid-friendly fountains. An extra shirt or towel might come in handy
The gardens have a beautiful Christmas light display during the Winter months.
Check out DuPont house
If it's your first visit, buy a one-day admission then consider buying a membership as you leave. You can apply the cost of your one-day admission towards the membership fee if you ask politely.
please repeat this...I must go to longwood gardens during the holiday season. . I must go to longwood gardens during the holiday season. OR you will be very bummed out that you missed it.
Find and explore all 3 treehouses.
Go several times a year, as the displays are constantly changing
Make reservations for a sunset dinner at the 1906 restaurant. Arrive two hours before dinner and tour the conversatory as you work up a good appetite.
Bring your macro lens
This is good for photographers, artists etc. The flowers are gorgeous, and the children's garden is perfect interaction. This place is gorgeous in all seasons, and open for all. Love. MUST GO!
The one-year family membership is a steal for the price! Family of 6 here saved on first visit. More times per year is found money.
They have the most beautiful flower show every Spring. If in town check it out
A wonderful way to spend an afternoon. Or an evening in the winter if you enjoy holiday light displays.
Got a tripod? Don't forget to get a permit.
If the front doors are locked, allow yourself to face the fact that they close at 5 pm in October.
The mushroom soup at the cafeteria is a must have. Delicious!
The most beautiful and epic conservatory that I have ever visited.
I'm 110% enchanted with this place. I will visit over and over again.
Christmas time is awesome!!
Too much here to see in one day.
Be sure to check out the Bruce Munro exhibit going on now. It was really amazing!
check out the Bruce Monroe light exhibit throughout the gardens running through summer 2011
April 1st is when they start to sell the Orchids from this past exhibit
Had my engagement photos done here! Great place for it!
Do not miss the Italian water garden if you're there in the summer. It's a hidden gem on the outskirts of the property buy its well worth the visit.
Christmas display us fabulous
The Christmas display is amazing every year! Buy timed tickets on the website to avoid ticket lines during the holidays.
The grounds are breathtaking, but if you have time, stay for the fireworks. Other than Disney World, this is the BEST fireworks display I've ever seen. Dinner at The Terrace Restaurant was a yummy e
One of my favorite places in the world :)
Amazing lights displays
Great way to enjoy the holiday.
They have NO BUSINESS SELLING TICKETS TO PEOPLE FAILING TO DISCLOSE YOU HAVE TO RIDE A SCHOOL BUS TO GET IN! Never again!
Beautiful! Very pretty around Christmas and a great place to watch 4th of July fireworks
You definitely want to visit at night during the winter season and see the light decorations!
Wander through twinkling lights, poinsettias and Christmas trees at Longwood's annual Christmas display. Beautifully lit fountains dance in a starry wonderland, and concerts are presented daily.
Field trip with children of America
Fantastic mushroom soup in cafe. Bring a change of clothes for the kids after playing in the indoor children's garden. They do hand out towels now too.
The idea gardens and fruit and vegetable plants to the west side are awesome and easy to miss. Check them out.
Each seasonal exhibit is gorgeous! I'm a member and love both the mums and the holiday displays.
Fireworks at longwood garden
They have very nice flowers. Your date will love it.
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