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Sherman Library & Gardens

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2647 East Pacific Coast Highway, Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, CA 92625
+1 949-673-2261
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beautiful place to hang out in beautiful weather

Lots of interesting exotic plants and trees, plus a great gift shop if you are looking for unusual... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
RitaAdvisor
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San Diego, California
A lovely secluded blooming garden at the beach always beautiful no matter the season

This garden is so lovingly tended. A great variety with greenhouse, fabulous succulent garden with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
capowilson
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Dana Point, California
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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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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2647 East Pacific Coast Highway, Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, CA 92625
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lots of interesting exotic plants and trees, plus a great gift shop if you are looking for unusual gifts. Nice places to sit, plus a restaurant that was too full to get in. Next time.

Thank RitaAdvisor
Reviewed 1 week ago

This garden is so lovingly tended. A great variety with greenhouse, fabulous succulent garden with patterns and colors you won't see anywhere else. Orchids are another standout as are the rose gardens. At lunchtime you can eat at the restaurant and enjoy the beautiful view....More

Thank capowilson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to visit on a very hot day. Small gardens but nice selection of Californian plants and flowers . Tried the restaurant good food small portions . Tried their salads lyonnaise and delicious berry sorbet. Ver refreshing on a hot day

Thank Margeritta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a lovely surprise! I'm a cactus lover and their cacti display was bountiful and beautiful. So many interesting plants to see.

Thank Angie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a measly $5 you can visit a modest sized oasis right on the PacCoastHwy & learn about native & imported plants like the Tazmanian Tree Fern, 4 ft wide bromiliads, or huge 16 ft cactus. The blooming annuals compliment the perennials nicely, especially around...More

Thank MrSmitcher
Reviewed 15 August 2017

My husband and I visit gardens wherever we travel, and we found Sherman gardens to be a gem of a garden. Not big, but exquisite, with a large variety of specimens in a small well designed space. The garden of succulents, arranged to look like...More

Thank 544rachelle
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Sherman Gardens is an oasis of beauty in the midst of the Corona Del Mar shopping district. A private estate turned public garden, the property is divided into planting zones featuring roses, shade plants, succulents and other colorful and beautiful specimens, carved for lovingly by...More

Thank bdegroot
Reviewed 11 August 2017

When I went here, I knew I could enjoy a great brunch, but more so the flowers were engagingly beautiful. The type of flowers such as the Japanese Waterfall, the small lily pads in the small gardens, and a place to relax by the dining...More

Thank Heidi Y
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Although we have been to Corona del Mar many times, we had never visited Sherman Library & Gardens. It is a very beautiful horticultural masterpiece with elegant dining.

Thank 3stantheman
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I'm sure I've driven by this place a hundred times and never noticed it until today! Took the family by for our 1st visit and it was wonderful. Peaceful and enjoyable to just take your time and walk around all the beautiful plants and unique...More

Thank Caljeff
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