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Cantigny Park

1S151 Winfield Rd, Wheaton, IL 60189-3353
+1 630-668-5161
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Coolest park ever!

This is a lovely place, that you can wander around and see so many lovely nature things! I'm not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mary R
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Naperville, Illinois
Beautiful place to take a relaxing stroll

There is a cost of admission but it's just for parking, and the first Wednesdays of the month are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elizabeth T
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New Jersey
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Welcome to Cantigny!Discover a world of beauty, learning and fun just around the corner! Cantigny was Colonel Robert R. McCormick’s gift to the community and all 500 acres are yours to enjoy. Plan your visit today!
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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1S151 Winfield Rd, Wheaton, IL 60189-3353
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely place, that you can wander around and see so many lovely nature things! I'm not sure, but I heard you can rent segways from there! I hope to do that the next time I go!

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a cost of admission but it's just for parking, and the first Wednesdays of the month are free! When I visited relatives in the area, we happened to have the first Wednesday of the month free in my itinerary so this was the...More

Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for a day trip and were impressed. Beautiful gardens, landscaping, walking trails. Sadly, the tank attraction was closed, but we will go again when we are in the area.

Thank bigkey66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cantigny gardens change all year long, and while our last visit was in the fall, this year we went in the summer. The colors were amazing and the flowers were massive. We went on the full mansion store twice and became well informed. Each guide...More

Thank KB C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a tour of the house which was really interesting and then walked around the grounds. The rose garden is a must see as is the small cemetery plot. A gift shop is also on the premises.

Thank mlgocon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend took me to the park to visit the First Division Museum but it was closed so instead we toured the McCormick mansion. What an interesting place that takes you back in history. The docent was very informative and the house is very well...More

Thank BigDMI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With membership comes free entrance all year (when open), invites to special events (wine & cheese party, drinks at the art deco bar, poinsettia sale before xmas, limited number of people,...), discount at the gift shop, which has high quality merchandise. It's a great place...More

Thank Jerry P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit and walk around. I wish the cafe stayed open longer on Sundays. Can't wait for the re-opening of the gardens.

Thank Heidi K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of flowers to use as a background for your outdoor photos with family or just take macro photos of flowers. You come here for each season, fall, spring or winter at the same spot and get great photos. Classes are given in photography that...More

Thank billp422
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A good fall spot; see a lot of wedding pictures, senior pictures, family pictures taken here. Good for going on walks.

Thank Loeweb821
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kuleczki
4 August 2016|
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Response from Julie M | Reviewed this property |
I would just call and ask, as I'm not sure of their policies as to where you can picnic.
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Linda R
29 July 2016|
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Response from Dee J | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a restaurant on the property. I have not eaten there.
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Linda R
29 July 2016|
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Response from Suzette S | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on your taste buds as they have several choices. Visit the website under dining. I tried to copy/paste below but it wouldn't allow me.
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