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Morton Arboretum

4100 Lincoln Ave, Lisle, IL 60532-1293
+1 630-968-0074
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Worth the price of parking

Pick a clear day and spend some time in this beautiful and well cared for park. It's work the price... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois
Asia Festival August

It was a very nicely organized festival with many Asian food trucks, live demos and performances... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Glenview, Illinois
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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.
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  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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4100 Lincoln Ave, Lisle, IL 60532-1293
+1 630-968-0074
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pick a clear day and spend some time in this beautiful and well cared for park. It's work the price of parking or membership. We took a niece last spring for her graduation photos.

Thank bdykes2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a very nicely organized festival with many Asian food trucks, live demos and performances, and activities. I'm glad that I read the advice and agree that it is a bit expensive. A family of 4 (2 kids under 17) was $46. (adults $14,...More

Thank Glenview_mom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can drive,bike or walk at the Arboretum. We love to visit often every season. There are fun outdoor activities often and the Children"s Garden is fantastic. Loads for the little ones to do and enjoyable to stroll through for the adults

Thank margaretg610
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun way to spend an afternooon but just a bit expensive for the family. Lot of place to walk and enjoy the day

1  Thank billanders
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had four adults and three kids. One is handicapped and could participate in most of the things. The three year old loved playing in the stream with running water. The eleven year old liked the maze and the tree house. There were paved trails...More

Thank Wheels282
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the Origami in the Garden. It is about a mile nature walk. The sculptures are very nice and makes for a short, fun walk. I pushed mom-in-law around in the wheelchair(they have them free at the desk). There are some uphill sections and one...More

Thank Benoit C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First went here in December for the Illumination festival with family. Beautiful light displays with a nice walk even in the cold. Became a member a few months ago, so just learning about all there is to offer there. We took my 3 yr old...More

Thank imrosed
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our second visit and am so impressed with the facility and plant collection. The tram tour was very informative and an easy way to get a feel for the size of the property.

Thank Ninjaconcierge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent outdoor light festival, interactive,one mile path that has multiple stops aling the way for food/drinks, interacting with the displays, 2 bathroom exits, and is clearly marked. The breathing trees were stunning. Around the half way mark, the path goes up an incline. It doesnt...More

Thank EJJourney
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We explored the western side of the arboretum for the first time and let me just say "wow." There is so much to see on this side. I normally take the kids to the kids area in the main area but saw that there was...More

Thank xQuizx
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No. On a couple days a year the Arboretum has Dog Days and then and only then are dogs allowed. Those days are a lot of fun for many reasons - of course because there are dogs. But the Arboretum invites dog rescue... More