The Beautiful Chicago Botanic Gardens In Illinois Are Open And Stunning Year Round
By Benjamin Clancy|Published October 21, 2020
Benjamin Clancy is the Illinois and Indiana writer at Only In Your State, a doctoral candidate at UNC Chapel Hill in Communication, and an artistic type who has attended the Vermont Studio Center residency in poetry writing and makes something like music as "little other." They grew up in Austin, Texas and currently live in Chicago, IL with their partner, two dogs, and a cat. Get in touch by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
It’s easy to get a little blue when the seasons change in Illinois and you know that soon you’ll be holed up in your home to weather the winter with little to no nature in sight. Luckily, the Chicago Botanic Gardens are open and stunning year-round. Here’s a place to help keep your spirits evergreen, even when the sky is gray and the fields are white. With incredibly diverse plant life and events for children and adults each month, the Chicago Botanic Gardens are a great spot to nourish the spirit by connecting with nature in any season.
The Chicago Botanic Gardens are located at 1000 Lake Cook Rd, Glencoe, IL 60022.
So, whatever the weather, get your garden on in Illinois! Enjoy a fabulous time with your family or educate yourself in the environmental arts with one of the Chicago Botanic Garden’s amazing classes. Just because you live in Illinois, you don’t have to be a fair-weathered friend to nature. A visit here is one of the best ways to bring a thrill to your chill and make sure your winter comes with a little wonderland.
What are your favorite gardens to visit in the off-season? Where is the grass always greener, for you and your family? We love hearing your stories and seeing your photos. Get in touch with your Illinois destinations!
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