The Magical Illinois Garden That Comes Alive With Light Each Winter
There’s a magical garden in Illinois that is illuminated with light throughout the year but is most marvelous during the holidays. Enjoy a spectacular event that marries nature with light shows at this wonderful conservatory.
If you’re looking for something unique to do this year, try this fabulous showcase. Keep scrolling for more reasons why and when you should visit.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
The Nicholas Conservatory is located at 1354 N 2nd Street in Rockford, and you can get more information on its website or Facebook page.
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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