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Sherman Library & Gardens

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Address: 2647 East Pacific Coast Highway, Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, CA 92625
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+1 949-673-2261
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10:30 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 16:00
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Horticultural retreat that features a museum of living plants, walking...

Horticultural retreat that features a museum of living plants, walking paths, bubbling tile fountains and a library devoted to the study of the Pacific Southwest.

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Little Garden or Eden

If your in the area and enjoy the great diversity of Gods creations on the fourth day, then you'll love this place. We were disappointed when we first walked in because we had... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ellsworthdmd
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Las Vegas
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Las Vegas
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28 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If your in the area and enjoy the great diversity of Gods creations on the fourth day, then you'll love this place. We were disappointed when we first walked in because we had just eaten lunch and missed there quaint open air cafe in the garden. My wife and I were really glad we didn't have our kids with us... More 

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Fullerton, California
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Think of this magical little spot as the Huntington Library in miniature. It makes the most of its small size and is stuffed with a surprisingly large collection of plants of all kinds. Wander through meandering paths that take you through rose gardens, greenhouses full of tropical plants, grottos filled with strange and beautiful succulents (the best part), and broad... More 

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Trabuco Canyon, California
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29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shortribs were outstanding (5*). You must try them if you are a red meat eater. The Creme Brulee and Apple Tart were awesome. The grounds are beautiful so recommend dining here for lunch or brunch. Allow time to walk around the gardens and visit the gift shop as they will add enjoyment to your visit as well.

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This little botanical garden is a gem tucked in a quaint neighborhood. It has a small footprint, and packs a great deal into the space, although not at all crowded or congested. The plants are fantastic, and the manner in which they are arranged is literally a creative work of art. It also contains a nice little gift shop, cafe,... More 

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Costa Mesa, CA
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7 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Sat outside under an umbrella in a nice garden setting while enjoying an upscale brunch. The menue was limited but very fitting for our nice experience. Afterwards we toured the lush gardens and the small historical museum to learn more abiut the area's history

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Laguna Hills, California
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71 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This spot is tucked away right off of PCH, but it is such a joy. Great place to take an afternoon stroll!

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Houston, Texas
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213 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Free parking $ 5 Entrance fee Today only reservations for food and no drinks available Nice flowers and gift shop

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Penticton, B. C.
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182 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We enjoyed walking through this small garden. There is a greenhouse that is quite nice. There is free parking available. There is a small restaurant which unfortunately was closed by the time we got there. Also a gift shop with fairly high prices.

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Corona del Mar, California
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Fun, local garden to visit. They managed to pack a lot into not a lot of space. Especially liked the succulents tucked into the stairway. Nice cafe.

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Corona del Mar, California
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Who would think such a beautiful, quiet place exists on the busiest street in town? For $5 you can stroll around and see the loving care that goes into this special garden every day. The Le Jardin cafe has terrific food - I love the salmon! Lots of interesting info in the library and the gift shop has many teasures.... More 

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