San Francisco Botanical Garden
The Redwood Trail in Golden Gate Park’s San Francisco Botanical Gardens lets you meander through the giant redwoods, some of the tallest living things on earth. They’re only in a small area of the world, so it’s worth a visit to walk among these giants. Although young for their species, these redwoods are over 100 years old. You can download a free audio tour of the Redwood Trail on the Botanical Gardens’ website.
Free to San Francisco residents, Feb marks the start of the magnolia walking tours: magnolias. Camellias and rhododendrons are in full bloom.
A carnival of colors, scents, and vibrant visions decorate the space of the San Francisco Botanical Garden. As part of the memorable Golden Gate Park, 55 acres of land stretch across San Francisco, laying out the foundation for a symphony of plants, flowers, and trees to share the roaring sound of…
55 acres of serene gardens showcasing diverse plants from around the world & a magnolia collection.
• 3-4 hour roundtrip, 5-10 minute walk from home - Walk to the nearby SF Botanical Gardens and enjoy the beautiful outdoors! - There's a small entrance fee for non SF residents
2 miles away. Escape to a unique urban oasis of extraordinary beauty at San Francisco Botanical Garden, showcasing nearly 9,000 different kinds of plants from around the world across 55 acres.
“A living museum dedicated to showing off the planet's strange and beautiful plant life!”
“The de Young often features traveling exhibits from all over the world. It's in a fantastic modernist building which has a tower that you can go up (free of charge) for a great view of Golden Gate Park and the surrounding city.”
“If you love flowers and tea and/ or are looking for a romantic date idea, this is place is lovely!”
“A research institute and natural history museum in San Francisco, California, that is among the largest museums of natural history in the world, housing over 46 million specimens.The Academy began in 1853 as a learned society and still carries out a large amount of original research. It is California's oldest museum.”
“A beautify small lake in Golden Gate Park, where you can rent a paddle boat that you can take around the lake. You can also hike to the top of the island in the middle of the lake. ”