Attractions | Explore San Diego Botanic Garden

Explore San Diego Botanic Garden

SDBG_AgaveGet in touch with nature by spending the day at San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas.

Nestled in sleepy Encinitas, the San Diego Botanic Garden (formerly Quail Botanical Gardens) boasts some serious flower power. Explore among 4 miles and 37 acres of gardens, trails, serene vistas, flowering trees and towering palms—with new foliage blooming year-round. The property is home to the largest bamboo collection in the U.S., the largest interactive children’s garden on the West Coast, a tropical rain forest, desert gardens, native California vegetation (including rare and endangered plants), a subtropical fruit garden, several international gardens, and even an herb garden. Pick up a snack from the Coffee Cart to enjoy picnic-style while soaking up the San Diego sunshine. $8-14. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas, 760.436.3036.



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