Florence Griswold Garden - Old Lyme, CT - Photo Credit Connecticut's Historic Gardens
Florence Griswold Museum Gardens

96 Lyme Street Old Lyme, CT, 06371 Phone: 860-434-5542

In the early 20th century, Florence Griswold’s boarding house in Old Lyme was the hub of one of the most important summer art colonies in America. Visitors may explore the beautiful property alongside the Lieutenant River and walk through the “old-fashioned” historic gardens.
Historic Mansion & Gardens - Harkness Memorial State Park - Waterford, CT
Harkness Memorial State Park

275 Great Neck Road - CT Route 213 Waterford, CT, 06385 Phone: 860-443-5725

This park is on the 230-acre property occupied by the former summer mansion of the Harkness family. The property is loved for its vast lawns sweeping down to Long Island Sound, its old trees, and beautiful flower gardens. These include an Alpine rock garden. Property is open year-round, daily, from 8 a.m. to sunset. Parking fees are charged. - Park Map (PDF)
Rose Garden - Mohegan Park - Photo Credit Andrew MacLeod
Mohegan Park

189 Mohegan Park Road Norwich, CT, 06360 Phone: 860-823-3798

Norwich is the Rose City, and a formal rose garden is one of many features in late spring and summer -- including a swimming beach and walks -- in this delightful urban park. - Trail Map (PDF)