Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden
Rockford, Ill. 61102
Cost: $6, $3 seniors, students and kids 3-17, free kids under 3
Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily.
This 155-acre outdoor living museum has many specialty gardens and unique tree collections. 1.8 miles of accessible paved trails with a children's garden, picnic area and fountain garden. Summer hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. daily.