AAA Editor Notes
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, 1212 Mission Canyon Rd., consists of 78 acres devoted to native California trees, flowers, shrubs, cacti and other plants. Trails wind through native plant habitats ranging from redwoods to desert. An authentic Japanese teahouse is landscaped in traditional style using California native plants. The home demonstration garden shows the residential use of native plants.
Guided tours are available. Pet friendly (call for restrictions/fees.).