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Morton Arboretum

4100 Route 53, Lisle, IL 60532
630 719 2400
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Ranked #1 of 7 Attractions in Lisle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Gardens, Parks
Description: Guided tours are offered of the arboretum's 1,700 and 30,000 plants.
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Jacksonville, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Only spent a couple hours but would have loved to have spent more time exploring. The maze is really fun not just for kids. Would have liked more time to spend exploring.

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Lewistown, Pennsylvania
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75 reviews 75 reviews
20 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Every time I return to visit my Chicagoland friends I try to visit this Arboretum. Countless people write reviews about the grounds - and all true - so I'll skip that part. The restaurant that over looks the ground is excellent and I could spend hours in the gift shop. If I didn't live 600 miles away I'd join just... More

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Once inside Morton Arboretum you feel like you are a Garden Of Paradise and not just minutes away from Chicago's City Limits. The nature trails and floral areas are meticulously groomed and presented with prefect proportions. The restaurant on the grounds overlook a patch of grounds that are guaranteed to relax and refresh you.

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Wisconsin Dells
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This place has it all. A superb arboretum with hundreds of different plants, flowers and trees. My children love the garden especially designed for them. Very kid friendly, all senses are highlighted. Tree bridges, tadpole ponds, fountains, streams and all waiting to be discovered by your little ones. Fun for all ages really! :o) There tram tour is great and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

great place to take outdoor wedding photos. Multiple areas with great scenery. Most photographers are familiar with the area too. But don't forget the bug spray!!!

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Urbana, Illinois, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

Do not have your wedding reception or catered event at this location. My husband to be and I are getting married at the end of this month and I regret getting myself into this situation. The Morton Arboretum is a gorgeous place. Every season is breathtaking and I was looking forward to getting married here. Unfortunately, they require you to... More

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Chicago
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89 reviews 89 reviews
12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Anyone who takes interest in gardening or the natural outdoors will truly enjoy this gem. Specimen trees and plants on acres of grounds. Plenty of trails for the walkers, bikers and you can also tour via automobile. A few Summers ago they also had marvelous outdoor concerts but this has stopped....don't know why.

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Aurora, Illinois, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Beautiful showcase of trees, wildlife, flora and fauna. A peaceful oasis in the midst of the fast paced Chicago suburbs. However, beauty comes with a price. Pricey entrance fee. Many other park and forest preserve options abound that are free. If not for the cost this would be a 5 star destination.

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Cary, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Our Son's wedding was their July 2010 it was just beautiful. Been there since then also just beautiful. The place is enormous and beautiful. Awesome peaceful. The employees friendly want to do what they can for you. Food melts in your mouth. Delicious. Can be for anyone.

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La Porte, Indiana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

This is a treasure for the whole family from kids to seniors! We rode the nine miles of pavement, and were treated to lovely vista views, lots of wooded areas, beautiful gardens, and interesting nature tidbits. Take some water with you, because we didn't come upon any watering stops. There is more to see than just what you can do... More

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