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Alta Vista Botanical Gardens
Open today: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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A Wonderful Surprise

We wanted to find something fun to do outside and were rewarded with a visit to the Botanical... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Ellesbells742
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Overland Park, Kansas
A must see botanical garden. Surprising. Large. Quiet. An amazing view.

This place doesn't seem to come up in most CA botanical garden listings. But it should be near the... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
Becky208
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Boise, Idaho
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Reviewed 14 February 2016

My Wife and I visited this place today. It is right in the middle of Vista but you wouldn't know it. It was pretty quote and was a relaxing visit. It was a little run down but was ok for $3.00 per person. It looks like it used to be a very nice place to visit. It isn't funded by the city of Vista, too bad because it could be a very nice little getaway. Take a stroll one day when you need to just relax and don't want to drive 40 miles to San Diego for a garden experience.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Phil_and_Sandy_2008
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Reviewed 11 December 2015

I've been here several times sometimes just to see the plants, sometimes to get pictures and sometimes for events. Lots of stuff to see.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Thom H
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Reviewed 15 October 2015

A beautiful little park to stroll through on a sunny day. Local artist display their sculptures and the botanical collection is interesting. A very cool destination on a hot day as well.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 22 April 2015

I went to the Alta Vista Gardens with my granddaughters girl scout troop. I live less than a mile from the gardens, yet I had never been there. I was totally shocked by it's beauty, the views & the interactive aspects. Great place to go for peaceful reflection or to let the kids learn about their environment.

Date of experience: May 2014
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Reviewed 17 March 2015

This is a must to see when in Vista. The grounds are stunning with plenty of places to sit and enjoy the sounds and sights of nature. The views are amazing as the gardens sit atop a hill. You will not be disappointed. Bring a snack or lunch as there are plenty of places to enjoy it. They also have public restrooms.

Date of experience: March 2015
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