Descanso Gardens

A 150-acre urban retreat of botanical collections and seasonal horticultural displays.

Collections include California native plants, five-acre Rose Garden, Japanese Garden with a koi-filled stream and teahouse, camellia collection, Oak Forest, an Ancient Forest with plants from the days of dinosaurs and so much more.

Also, ride the Enchanted Railroad, a 1/8th-scale replica of a diesel train.

Family events and workshops throughout the year.

Admission, $4-9.