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Sherman Library & Gardens

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Address: 2647 East Pacific Coast Highway, Corona del Mar, CA 92625
Phone Number: 949 673 2261
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Description: 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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Small but cute and engaging

This quaint 2.2 acre garden and library packs in a great variety of plant life. With a suggested donation, you can explore amazing succulent gardens, smell herbs, see dozens... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Seattle, WA
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175 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This quaint 2.2 acre garden and library packs in a great variety of plant life. With a suggested donation, you can explore amazing succulent gardens, smell herbs, see dozens of different varieties of roses and many beautiful bromeliads. There is also a cute gift shop. This was peaceful and interesting place for our family (teens and adults) to spend an... More 

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Corona del Mar, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

beautiful get-a-way in the middle of a city. Quiet, relaxing, many flowers, plants and fish. Their little gift shop is reasonable as well

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Orange, California
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28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Tucked away on PCH in Corona del Mar is a garden oasis of peace, beauty and tranquility. The Sherman Gardens has walking paths that meander by a pond with turtles and fish, a rose garden, an herb garden, sun garden, shade garden, hothouse with orchids and much much more. The plant collection is artfully displayed, with some rather rare and... More 

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Newport Beach, CA
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Lovely 5 acre botanical garden in Corona del Mar: Fountains and flowers, a tropical greenhouse, a southwestern cactus garden, a gift shop and a garden café for lunch or Sunday brunch. Hosts many weddings. A lovely place to spend a few peaceful hours.

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Corona del Mar, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Go for the Gardens- not the restaurant. The gift shop is fun, and the whole place is walkable in under an hour- good for the Senior Set, tho' some older paths, and some level changes..

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Palm Desert, California
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124 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Sherman Gardens is lovely. There are two parking lots. Since parking in CDM is almost impossible, the lots are tremendously helpful. The 2.5 acre space is divided into zones. The center court was filled with colorful dahlias. The tropic area was overrun with all types of blooming orchids. The turtle garden featured lovely flowers in an English country garden with... More 

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Yucaipa CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Sherman Gardens is the lovliest assortment of flowers, succulents, tropical plants and gorgeous flowers designed to bloom throughout the year that I've encountered. It showcases over 1200 plants, many of which I'd never seen! Their restaurant is open for lunch with an interesting though not inexpensive menu. Mondays are free to the public with a minimal $5 charge otherwise. There... More 

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Washington
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188 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I admit, tell me of a garden and I want to tour it, and photograph all the flowers and interesting plants. I have been in dozens of gardens in the last six months, across several continents, and this is unique in having many species with which I was unfamiliar. A gem! It is very, very inexpensive for what they offer,... More 

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Corona del Mar, California
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

It is a great place to take visitors. They have a beautiful garden and a gift shop. The admission is very reasonable and the gardens are kept up well.

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Yorba Linda, California
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We went there as a family and both of my kids loved it. Many different flower, cactus and water fountain to entertain them. Well maintained. Looks like a hidden gem in Corona Delmar. Parking is available on the street and small parking lot across the garden. We didn't have a chance to visit the library but will definitely do that... More 

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