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Stunning California deserves to be explored by you and your family. At your next stay at the Park James Hotel, take the 8-minute drive to Stanford University’s Arizona Garden and soak in a little of our area’s unique beauty.

Also known as the Cactus Garden, this hidden gem gives visitors the chance to see strange and interest plants along winding paths situated on campus. Designed between 1881 and 1883, this historical site is has been an iconic place for Stanford students to meet, learn, and refresh. There’s also ample opportunity to take incredible photos next to incredible and tall cacti and their brilliant blooms.

Weekend visitors will enjoy free parking, and there is no admissions fee to the park, although donations to its preservation are welcome. For a quiet way to unwind amongst the gorgeous California landscape, be sure to make a visit to the Arizona Garden a part of you trip.

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