Chicago Botanic Garden

1000 Lake Cook Rd (btwn Green Bay Rd & Skokie Hwy)

Chicago Botanic Garden

The Chicago Botanic Garden is a 385-acre garden in Glencoe, Illinois, about 25 miles north of downtown Chicago. The garden is known for its extensive collection of plants, including over 2.6 million plants representing more than 9,000 different species. The garden is divided into several themed areas, such as the English Walled Garden, the Japanese Garden, and the Rose Garden. Visitors can explore over 26 different gardens, six miles of lake shoreline, and 100 acres of woods and prairies. The garden also hosts a variety of seasonal events, including a popular outdoor summer concert series.

For tourists visiting Chicago, the Chicago Botanic Garden offers a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. The garden provides a peaceful oasis where visitors can enjoy the natural beauty of the area and learn about plants from around the world. In addition to its stunning plant collections, the garden offers a range of activities and events for visitors of all ages. These include workshops, classes, tours, and seasonal events, such as the Orchid Show and the Wonderland Express exhibit. The garden also has several on-site dining options and a gift shop where visitors can purchase souvenirs and plants to take home.

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