Avoid the traffic, the crowds and instead opt for some tranquility in any of the botanical gardens within the area. This is the perfect outdoor activity for you and your family while still maintaining distance from others. Visit the California botanical garden, the 85 acre garden is dedicated to California native plants. It is known as a living museum and is home to over 22,000 rare and endangered native plants. You could also visit the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic garden. The 127 acre piece of land consists of wildlife, beautiful landscapes, plants and historic buildings. It is also an official wildlife sanctuary home to a variety of birds, reptiles and aquatic animals.