If you’re a San Diego local, then I’m hoping that you already know about one of Balboa Park’s best kept secrets, and if you don’t know, then let me clue you in…the Rose Garden. Just off the main drag of Balboa Park is the cutest little (actually not that little) Rose Garden. And right now it is in full bloom.
Sitting right next to the Cactus Garden, the Rose Garden is your perfect place to walk, wander, plan a picnic or just enjoy some sunshine. There are endless rows of beautifully colored roses, and plenty of benches to stop, sit and take it all in.
It’s definitely a favorite spot for me and the Mr. to swing by when on a walk through the park. The whole garden is perfumed with fresh roses, and we seem to notice a new or different variety of rose each time we visit. It has been a nice welcome back to San Diego after enjoying all of the beauties of Italy.
It feels relaxing, and like you hit the reset button taking a wander through the garden. Maybe a little natural aromatherapy at work?
And just in time for our holiday weekend here, which will be teeming with beautiful weather – make sure that you grab a friend, loved one or a good book, go out for a walk, soak in the sunshine and stop and smell the roses.