Oak Park Conservatory
Oak Park, Ill.
Cost: $2 suggested donation
Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday; 2-4 p.m. Monday.
Birds, fish and turtles are a highlight at this conservatory. Visit the fern room, tropical room, desert room and outdoor garden. Free Exploration Station for kids takes place every Saturday morning, 10 a.m.-noon September-May.