Gilroy is an amazing place to take a short vacation. Traffic varies during any drive from Los Angeles, but plan on about a five hour drive from Los Angeles. If you take the 101 freeway you will be able to take stops in Ventura, Oxnard, Santa Barbara, Buelton, Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo.
Gilroy Gardens is an incredible agricultural them park that is right off the 101 in Gilroy California. There are several highlights of this theme park that must be seen.
The Circus Trees: Throughout the park there are amazing trees that defy nature. There are trees that are woven together, trees in the shape of boxes, and more.
The Monorail rides takes you through a large greenhouse.
The Boat Ride: This ride through a garden is a must.
The Water Falls
The Mine Coaster: In the back of the park there is an incredible coaster that rivals the gold rusher at six Flags Magic Mountain.