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Last updated 07. Jun, 2010 by Mark.
Rated #1 Gardens Upcountry
In a nutshell: A relaxing escape from the heat, where you can sip lavender teas alongside fairytale gardens.
Minuses: Testosterone kryptonite.
Sound-bite: “A wedding up here would be so enchanting!”
Lavender garden tour & shop.
1100 Waipoli Road, Kula
Admission: Free; Guided Walking Tours: $10-$12
Last updated 09. Jun, 2010 by Mark.
Pleasant Diversion: Upcountry
In a nutshell: Maui’s only winery; a pleasant Upcountry diversion.
Minuses: Wine snobs may not love the offerings.
Sound-bite: “Pineapple wine?”
For most, the Tedeschi Winery probably isn’t a destination in itself, but if you’re driving the Back Side of Haleakala or are looking for a diversion after the Haleakala Crater, Ali’i Kula Lavender or the Surfing Goat Dairy, it is a pleasant one – plus the tours and wine tasting are free.
The winery grounds have much history, and …
Last updated 24. Jul, 2010 by Mark.
In a nutshell: A six acre arboretum and botanical garden with many unique specimens.
Minuses: They can’t get the taro to grow.
Sound-bite: “Let me get a photo of you hugging the tree!”
If you appreciate exotic flora, this small, free-of-charge state-owned arboretum is a must stop on the Road to Hana.
I’m a tree and plant lover, and this arboretum has always held a special place in my heart. While it may not compare in size and careful landscaping to arboretums …