Explore Los Angeles' Best Gardens
Garden Design's self-guided day trip to 3 incredible public gardens in the L.A. area
Locals will tell you that to truly experience L.A., you need to taste a burger from In-N-Out Burger—a recommendation endorsed by horticultural consultant (and burger aficionado) Nicholas Staddon. So if you’re looking to satisfy your hunger on your day trip, Nicholas recommends making a pit stop at one of the many In-N-Out locations along your route.
Peacocks, plants, and peaceful pathways await you at our first stop, the L.A. Arboretum & Botanic Garden. From there, it’s just minutes to the Huntington where you will be captivated by the elegance and inspired by the collections. Finally, the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden offers you not only an opportunity to learn more about plants suitable to the local climate, but also to purchase some treasures for your own garden.