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A true gem in the western auburbs

We have been coming to the Arboretum since my kids were little. The children’s garden has them non... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dani630
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Chicago
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GREAT FUN

There was a group of 8. It was a very hot day. No one was real interested is walking the grounds... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Chris C
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Chicago, 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...more
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4100 Lincoln Ave, Lisle, IL 60532-1293
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have been coming to the Arboretum since my kids were little. The children’s garden has them non stop running and exploring. Their classes are some of the best we’ve been to. The grounds and paths are well maintained for walking, running, or biking. There’s...More

Thank Dani630
Reviewed 5 days ago

There was a group of 8. It was a very hot day. No one was real interested is walking the grounds, so we paid and rode the trolley around the entire grounds. Very knowledgeable guide with a plethora of information. It was great on a...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our almost 5 year old twin grandsons to see the giant troll exhibit made by an artist that uses reclaimed wood. Simply beautiful and fun!! With the hiking and time involved if hope not the best at hiking, take the tram and greet...More

Thank Trudy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this wonderful place...hunting for Trolls (a current art exhibition) My husband and I are in our 50’s and pretty healthy. There are acres and acres to walk. On this particular day, the mosquitos were very heavy, truly swarmed us. I would suggest bringing...More

Thank TomKinIL
Reviewed 1 week ago

I travel to the area on business regularly, and thankfully this is close to my hotel. It's a great place to go for a walk to clear your head and enjoy the outdoors. I highly recommend the Arboretum to anyone who enjoys walking and seeing...More

Thank debkucera
Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove over from Chicago - very warm high 90's. Troll Hunt was advertised. Craftmanship was amazing and huge trolls in unique settings were fun to look for. So many different trees, lakes - what a beautiful setting. Saw a wedding on site.

Thank guamgirl53
Reviewed 1 week ago

I flew in to Chicago on business but had an evening to spare. I was at they Hyatt across the freeway from the Arboretum so I decided to walk over and explore. It was just beautiful and peaceful. It's quite large and you can walk/run...More

Thank Terri G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We eagerly took our 9-year old granddaughter to the Arboretum to join in the Troll hunt. It turned out to be more of a challenge then we anticipated. We first located the two Trolls near the Visitor Center and loved them. The craftsmanship is awesome....More

3  Thank Mary W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Troll Hunt is one of my favorites events. I hiked both sides of the arboretum. Some troll locations are a bit challenging for younger children. If bringing small children, drive & park. Use parking lots on the troll map. Happy hunting.

1  Thank empress5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have belonged to the Morton Arboretum for many years. I also have painted and exhibited with their Nature Artists' Guild for many years. I love that I can drive 20 min away and be in a wilderness! I object to the very high entry...More

1  Thank 48travellady
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The Arboretum's newly-renovated Ginkgo Restaurant features an inviting and modern look, quicker and easier ordering, and several new menu options, including a greater number of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free... More
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Eagles1941
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Yes, Ginkgo Restaurant hours: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Daily 9:00 to 10:45 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays for breakfast Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. Also Ginkgo Café hours: November through... More
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