You can forget about a pricey plane ticket to Australia and opt for a secret walkabout right in the Grand Canyon State! Boyce Thompson Arboretum in Arizona features stunning gardens that'll whisk you to another country. And it's all without the airfare.\nJust about a one hour drive from Phoenix, Boyce Thompson Arboretum (BTA) boasts a massive and diverse display of arid land plants.\nEditor's Choice: There Are New Shocking Details On Carole Baskin's Missing Husband's Cold Case (VIDEO)\nYou can plan a trip here most days of the week and explore the three miles of trails, and 3,900 different plant species.\nA $15 general admission ticket will let you stay all day long until closing. It looks like your weekend is set.\nAccording to BTA, there's a eucalyptus forest with swagman's camp, labyrinths, and more on display that'll transport you to a whimsical land.\nPack a picnic, your favorite safari hat, and you've got yourself a day full of "jungle" adventures.\nNarcity has visited here before and recommends that you arrive early. You'll be in awe that this magical spot is right in the middle of the desert.\nView this post on Instagram “Nature can bring you to stillness, that is its gift to you.” -Eckhart Tolle #Photography #Nature #MotherNature #Trees #Quiet #Peaceful #BlueSkies #MakesMyHeartHappy #Travel #Adventure #Explore #Arizona #BoyceThompsonArboretum #OneOfAKind A post shared by Jess (@creativecontrasts) on Jul 5, 2020 at 1:41pm PDT\nDuring summer, cacti blooms come alive, and in the fall, you'll experience real autumn with some leaves bursting with color.\nAnd if your BFF is busy, you can bring along your pupper for some company. They are allowed on trails as long as they're on a leash.\nView this post on Instagram If the love doesn’t feel like 90’s R&B I don’t want it. If it don’t make me wanna dance in the rain, is it even love?? ❤️😆 I’m talking ‘bout Shai, Monica, KC&Jo Jo...MJB in sunglasses dancing kinda love. Also, this place is cool! #hikinginphoenix #tbt #lostfiles2020 #outdoorsaz A post shared by Ari🌻 (@sincerely.arianna) on Jul 23, 2020 at 8:21pm PDT\nJust watch your step, though. It's possible to see a variety of wildlife such as snakes and birds. During Narcity's trip here, beautiful red cardinals were seen frolicking in the brush!\nView this post on Instagram This sight never gets old. Walking along the trail through the Eucalyptus forest one cannot help but note the cathedral-like ambiance. What are your favorite parts of the trail? A post shared by 𝐁𝐨𝐲𝐜𝐞 𝐓𝐡𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐬𝐨𝐧 𝐀𝐫𝐛𝐨𝐫𝐞𝐭𝐮𝐦 (@btarboretum) on May 29, 2020 at 9:03pm PDT\nWhether you're looking to go on an extraordinary trip or need some R&R in nature, this hidden gem is one for the books.\nBoyce Thompson Arboretum\nPrice: $15\nAddress: 37615 E. Arboretum Wy., Superior, AZ\nWhy You Need To Go: You can explore the enchanting arboretum and be transported to another place. \nWebsite\nWe strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.