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Historic Los Angeles Arboretum Tour

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This exclusive, 1.75-hour walking tour explores the fascinating history of the Los Angeles Botanic Garden and Arboretum, focusing on the riveting legacy of Elias J. “Lucky” Baldwin, a colorful, fortune-seeking land developer and businessman in the...more
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Arcadia, CA 91007
+1 855-781-7750
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

This is one of my favorite places to visit. The gardens are beautiful! They have greenhouses, a waterfall, a lake, a rose garden & lovely paths to walk. On top of that, the have beautifully maintained historic buildings. The barn has carriages in it, &...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

My wife and I recently signed up as members of the Los Angeles Arboretum and every time we visit and walk around the magnificent grounds we see something new. New blossoms, birds, roses and trees to name but a few. Yesterday we took the 45...More

Thank Georgiela
Reviewed 1 August 2017

If you enjoy exploring gardens of both familiar and strange vegetation, this is the place! There are literally miles of paths through a collection of trees, shrubs, flowers, and other living things to fascinate you. There is a tree that seems to occupy most of...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We loved it! Most beautiful garden! Hopefully we can comeback soon :). It's a very large garden so there is a lot to see.

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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

What a fun place to visit and enjoy the beauty of Southern California! The gardens and grounds are simply stunning. In particular our family enjoyed the prehistoric jungle! The peacocks are a hoot too! They are everywhere and are both beautiful and noisy! Bring a...More

Thank Alicia S
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Advertised as a place where even locals come to decompress, the Arboretum is s wonderful place to wander or briskly walk for exercise. A bonus are the landscapes and gardens you can explore along the way. Lots of Australian trees live here because the climate...More

Thank AKT0707
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Brushing aside a flock of peacocks and peahens you get to see one of the great treasures of Los Angeles. It even has a "corpse flower" that blooms every year and can be smelled from blocks away. Kidding aside, its really a delightful place to...More

Thank frazgo
Reviewed 1 June 2016

I am always amazed by the beauty of the Arboretum...a real gem located 137 acres in an urban area. Of course the tour is full of interesting details about Lucky Baldwin and our local history. I highly recommend it!

Thank DamePeg
Reviewed 13 August 2015

We visited the Arboretum on August 8,2015, and this walking tour was a highlight of our visit. Our guide Sharon was very knowledgeable about the Arboretum, the history of the Arcadia area, and Lucky Baldwin's colorful career. We were able to go inside the Queen...More

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