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West of the Lake Gardens
Six acres of backyard gardens on Lake Michigan on the estate of John & Ruth West featuring a rose garden, Japanese, sunken and formal gardens, with more than 900 feet of herbaceous borders with colorful annuals.
Hours of Operation
Open Mother's Day Weekend to Mid October. 10am-5pm seven days a week weather permitting.
From I-43 North or South: Take exit 152, State Highway 42 East (Waldo Blvd., toward Manitowoc). Follow Waldo Blvd. to Lake Michigan (about 5 miles) where it curves left (North) and becomes Memorial Drive. At the first traffic signal (Reed Ave.), turn right.
- On Water
Natural Attractions Type
Dining: Near West of the Lake Gardens