In the San Joaquin Valley of Central California exists hundreds of acres dedicated to fruit orchards known as “The Blossom Trail”. Peak bloom typically happens in late February to early March though not every orchard is progressing at the same pace, so the amount of blooms are going to vary.
Just across the bay from downtown San Diego, Coronado is as idyllic a place as southern California has to offer. From the famous Hotel del Coronado to the sandy beach reminiscent of the east coast, it’s gardens, shops, restaurants and of course it’s stunning sunsets attract millions.
The lotus beds of Echo Park Lake have been a community landmark since the 1920’s. Hundreds of blooms in white, pink and yellow frame your view of the lake in every direction, with ducks and paddle boats providing extra ambience. After a complete restoration project to clean the lake, it’s current state is likely the best it has ever been. The flowers bloom from June through September and typically are dormant the rest of the year.