6. J.P. Humes Japanese Stroll Garden, Mill Neck, Long Island
If trying to figure out the conceptual theories of contemporary land sculpture is not your thing, or you just want to experience the serenity that embodies the ancient art of imperial garden design, J.P. Humes Japanese Stroll Garden is your ticket to paradise. An outing to J.P. Humes Japanese Stroll Garden is synonmous with decompression.. The garden is a work of art with sculptural forms and elements built into the intentional design of the paths, water features and tea house.
Wondering what a Japanese stroll garden is? A Japanese stroll garden is a large garden of connecting pathways that have stones intentionally placed to step slowly, often surrounding a pond and waterfall, designed to discover a new garden scene at each turn. The J.P. Humes Japanese Stroll Garden is owned and managed by North Shore Land Alliance. The garden is open mid April to late October. Saturday and Sunday, 11:30am to 4:30pm.