Hidden Gem: Gardens of the World-Thousand Oaks, CA
If you are a resident of Ventura County, you most likely know about the “Gardens of the World” in Thousand Oaks. If you’re from literally anywhere else, you have probably never experienced this incredible gem. This beautiful piece of horticulture is brought to everyone, for free, by the Hogan Family Foundation . It was built as a way to recognize the cultures of the world, while giving back to the community, and it is totally freaking beautiful.