The Underrated Botanical Garden That Just Might Be The Most Beautiful Place In Southern California

There is a botanical garden in Southern California that is drenched with so much beauty that spending an afternoon here feels like spending a day in total paradise. When you’re seeking that perfect place to get away from the city where you can retreat to a natural sanctuary bursting with towering oak trees, fragrant flowers and an abundance of nature, then this SoCal oasis is the perfect place to be.

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Descanso Gardens is located at 1418 Descanso Drive in La Cañada Flintridge and is open daily from 9 to 5. Plenty of free parking is available onsite. Price of admission is $9 per person with discounts for children, students, and seniors. Tickets to the Enchanted Railroad are only $3 per ticket for a short tour of select gardens and scenery.