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“The memorial is nice, a bit of a uphill walk” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Garden

Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Garden
Ranked #3 of 56 things to do in Avalon
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Owner description: The Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Garden is a thirty-minute stroll up Avalon Canyon from town center. Or, take a quick ride by golf cart or bike, or by trolley. The Botanic Garden is the primary gateway to access one of the Island's most popular hikes, the Garden to Sky Trail.
Dana Point, California
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“The memorial is nice, a bit of a uphill walk”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2014

The gardens is a snor, but the memorial is pretty cool. You can drive a gold cart up and spend 30 min here to break up the day a little

Visited July 2014
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Bakersfield, California
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Hot & Sweaty”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2014

UGH, it was so hot up there, there is no water in the stream as we are in a drought. It was a bit boring for me.

Visited June 2014
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San Jose, CA
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“It's okay”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2014

There's not all that much to see for the price unless you are from outside California. Just a memorial and lots of indigenous plants.

Visited June 2014
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Blacksburg, Virginia
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Nice long walk, and worth it”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

We walked to the Memorial and Garden from downtown, which provided our daily exercise and was itself interesting, passing by the golf course and the place where the Cubs used to train. The garden itself is fascinating, mixing indigenous plants and tress with others from around the Southwest. Frankly, I enjoyed it more than I thought I would. The Memorial is impressive for its scale and for its tribute to self-indulgence, as the Wrigleys created it for themselves. The view from the top is outstanding.

Visited June 2014
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California
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Seen Better”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014

It was a long walk through a very hot and dry desert garden. I've seen better in my travels, but a good example of the natural topography.

Visited June 2014
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