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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Morton Arboretum

Morton Arboretum
Ranked #1 of 16 things to do in Lisle
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Only 25 miles west of Chicago, there's something for everyone in all four seasons at The Morton Arboretum. Whether you seek a quiet hike in the woods or an active family day out, The Morton Arboretum offers a wide variety of fun activities, events, tours, and classes for all ages and interests. Here you'll find an oasis of 16 miles of hiking trails and nine miles of paved roads, perfect for hiking, running, biking or just exploring. From a guided tour on an open-air tram to the award-winning Children's Garden and Maze Garden, to seasonal exhibits and lunch in The Ginkgo Restaurant overlooking Meadow Lake, the Arboretum is a unique place to explore, discover, escape, and connect with trees and nature.
Lisle, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2012

The children's garden is exceptional and good for kids of all ages. Grounds are beautiful and well kept. Many different path options for constant change in scenary; one could spend an entire day here! Also the resturant is fantastic!

Visited July 2012
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“Beautiful any time of year”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2012

Morton Arboretum is a beautiful place to visit. Fall leaves are amazing. Children's garden is a lot of fun for kids of all ages. Don't miss this one!

Visited July 2012
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Chicago, Illinois
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“Great Place if you like to walk!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2012

Me and my boyfriend go here all the time to walk and take pictures. Our favorite time to go is when the leaves are changing in the fall, it's stunning! The fall festival is a great event to go to with the family, but get there early because later on there is frequently a line of cars out the entrance onto 53! If you do go to the fall festival it it a must that you pick up some of the homemade kettle corn, it is to die for!

Visited March 2012
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Elgin, IL
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“Beautiful but plan a lot of time to visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2012

This was beautiful but was much larger than we expected. Really need a lot of time to cover everything. Only downfalls are that some parts are truly just trees and if you're not really into knowing the specific types and attributes of trees, you might find this boring. Other downfall was that the mosquitos were so bad in a couple of the areas that we couldn't even hike - literally ran because it was like a swarm. The children's garden area was awesome - we had the most fun there -tadpole pool, etc. - just very entertaining.

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Aurora, Illinois
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“lovely”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2012

i love nature so much and this was another place to visit to do a nature walk.

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