Spring in Los Angeles

 

Must-See LA Botanical Gardens

 

Spring is right around the corner, and Los Angeles is home to a range of outdoor activities for every person to enjoy, including botanical gardens. A visit to one (or more!) of Los Angeles’s many botanical gardens is the perfect way to spend a sunny spring day.

 

Botanical gardens offer a quiet, serene escape from the steady bustle of Los Angeles, and a simple stroll through nature goes a long way in such a fast-paced city. Below you will find some of our favorite botanical gardens in the city, tickets can be purchased on their websites. We hope you enjoy!

 

1. South Coast Botanic Garden

South Coast Botanic Garden is a dog-friendly botanic garden, and visitors just might spot other critters who call the garden home. This botanic garden is quite large and great for visitors looking to get away for a few hours. Tickets are $15 for adults, $11 for seniors and students with ID, and $5 for young children. 

 

2. Los Angeles Arboretum & Botanic Garden

Boasting an array of botanical gardens, the Los Angeles Arboretum & Botanic Garden is expansive in size and tranquility. Visitors are surrounded by flowers and plants, friendly peacocks, and water features. Tickets are $15 for adults, $11 for seniors and students with ID, and $5 for young children. 

 

3. The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens

The Huntington Botanical Gardens are beautiful and massive, and visiting on several occasions may be the best way to soak up all the scenery! Tickets for young children are $13. On weekdays tickets are $25 for adults, and $21 for seniors, military members, and students with ID. On weekends the price is $29 and $24 per ticket. 

 

4.  Virginia Robinson Gardens

A visit to Virginia Robinson Gardens means an informative 90-minute guided tour throughout the stunning botanical garden. No better way to appreciate nature than to learn about it! Tickets are $15 for adults, $11 for seniors and students with ID, and $5 for young children. 

 

5. Arlington Garden in Pasadena

 

Arlington Garden in Pasadena is on the smaller side, but the environment is extraordinary. Being a quaint botanical garden means it is a great location for visitors who only have a bit of time to step away from daily life. As an added bonus, admission is completely free!