Explore Nature at the San Diego Botanic Garden
Formerly Quail Botanical Gardens, San Diego Botanic Garden offers four miles of garden trails, enjoy restful vistas, flowering trees, majestic palms and the nation’s largest bamboo collection.
The diverse topography creates a variety of microclimates suitable for sustaining plants from all over the world. The Hamilton Children’s Garden is the largest interactive children’s garden on the West Coast. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., admission is $12 for adults and $6 for children. 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas. 760.436.3036. www.sdbgarden.org