Meet in front of the Garden & Gift Shop at 11:30 AM. Then we'll buy our tickets. It costs $9. We're going to explore the Arborateum. The cottage there was the house used in the TV show "Fantasy Island." Fantasy Island link: http://www.seeing-stars.com/ImagePages/QueenAnneCottagePhoto.shtml
Welcome to Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden, where we cultivate our natural, horticultural and historic resources for your learning, enjoyment and inspiration. We encourage you to explore the paths, discover the unique plants and wildlife, and hope you have fun on your journey through the 127 acres. It includes a waterfall, a lake, prehistoric forest, plants from America, Africa and Australia. Peacocks are common here.
The plan is to walk through here at a moderate pace. If we are too fast for some of you, don't worry, you can't get lost. If you want more time in certain areas, please take your time--don't feel obligated to stay with the group.
People can meetup at the nearby Westfield Santa Anita Mall:
Let's meet at Diary Queen or Coffee Bean afterwards--your choice. I'll be at Diary Queen. There are other restaurants such as California Pizza Kitchen, Sbarro, Panda Express, etc. http://www.westfield.com/us/retailers#categories=all-usdining¢res=santaanita
From the 210 heading east
Exit Baldwin, turn right (south), go for .25 miles. The Arboretum will be on the Right.
From the 210 heading west
Exit Baldwin, turn right from the off ramp onto Foothill Blvd. and turn right onto Baldwin Avenue. Go south for .25 miles. The Arboretum will be on right.
From the 10 Fwy. heading East
Exit Baldwin and go North. Huntington is the last major street before Arboretum Way. Turn left onto Arboretum Way.
From the 10 Fwy. heading West
Exit Temple City Blvd. Turn Right onto Loftus. Get into the Left lane to turn Left onto Baldwin Ave. Stay on Baldwin. Huntington is the last major street before Arboretum Way. Turn left onto Arboretum Way.
It closes at 5 PM. It opens at 9 AM. If people want to get there earlier, great. If not, see everyone at 11:30 AM.
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