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Visit Babyland General Hospital and see the Magical Cabbage Patch

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Hi, I’m Anna Marie. I’m a wife, mother, Irish dancer, and pug mom living in North Carolina. I also love to travel. Come along for the ride! If you see something you like, don’t be afraid to say, ‘Pull over and let me out.’
Babyland General Hospital in Cleveland, Georgia ~

Babyland General Hospital in Cleveland, Georgia is a place I visited out of love. It was the one thing my mother wanted to do when she visited me when I was living in Atlanta. Being a good daughter, I drove her to Cleveland to see the Magical Cabbage Patch.

If you aren’t familiar with Babyland General Hospital – it’s the birthplace of the Cabbage Patch Doll. It’s here creator Xavier Roberts built his hospital dedicated to finding permanent homes for all the babies and kids from the Cabbage Patch. It’s also the only place in the world you can witness the birth of a Cabbage Patch baby.

Licensed Patch Doctors and Nurses are always on duty. ~

The minute you enter the Southern Style hospital you’re greeted by cast members dressed as medical staff. Nurses direct you towards the nursery where visitors can view the thousands of dolls waiting for forever families.

Thousands of Cabbage Patch Kids and Babies are waiting to be adopted. ~

Big excitement ensues when a new birth is announced by the delivery room “doctor.”

Located in the scenic mountains of North Georgia, the hospital is a virtual toy land. In fact, it was voted one of the Travel Channel’s Top 10 Toylands.

It’s a fun place to spend a few hours, but I must admit I was glad we left the boys at home. This was definitely a “mother-daughter” trip.

Admission to the hospital is free, but come prepared. You may decide to take an Oath of Adoption and bring a precious baby home with you.

The Magical Cabbage Patch ~

Babyland General Hospital

300 N.O.K. Drive

Cleveland, GA 30528 706-865-2171

Visiting Hours: Monday – Saturday 9-5 EST Sunday 10 – 5 EST

Closed Major Holidays – Call ahead to confirm visiting hours


Side note: I have my Cabbage Patch Doll from the 1980’s. Jonas Mitchell is still with me, though I can’t find his pacifier.  Oh, and my mother had a great time!









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2 thoughts on “Visit Babyland General Hospital and see the Magical Cabbage Patch”

  1. I’m trying I find out if there is a a cabbage patch land still in North Carolina I went when I was a little girl and it amazed me and I want to take my little girl now but can’t seem to find out if there is still one there I know there’s one in Cleveland ga but idk about North Carolina can u please email me and let me know please and thank you

    1. Thanks for your email Desaray.
      Babyland General in Cleveland, Georgia is the only “official” Xavier Roberts Cabbage Patch doll hospital that I know of and upon further research the only one I can find. It’s definitely worth checking out if you love Cabbage Patch Dolls and you’re planning a trip to visit the North Georgia Mountains.
      Thanks for visiting and Happy Travels,
      Anna Marie

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