Places to go - Outdoors

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The Morton Arboretum

Explore 1,700 acres of plants and trees. Walk, run or bike 9 miles of paved roads or hike 16 miles of trails with birds, frogs and other wildlife, amid...

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Heller Nature Center

This 97-acre preserve features oak-hickory forests, tall grass prairie, oak savanna, natural wetlands, native plants and animals. Check out the log...

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Lake View Nature Center

Hike around the perimeter on the stroller-friendly trail. Inside the nature center, kids can play with the animals, touch table and geology exhibit....

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Chicago Botanic Garden

The Chicago Botanic Garden is a 385-acre living plant museum featuring 26 distinct gardens and four natural areas. Visit the Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice...

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Fischer Farm

Open for tours: Wednesday, Friday-Saturday: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 2-7 p.m. Thursday. Fischer Farm is believed to be one of the oldest remaining homesteads in...

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The Lurie Garden in Millennium Park

The Lurie Garden in Chicago's Millennium Park offers a variety of free family workshops throughout the year. An urban model of sustainable horticulture,...

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Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens

This nature center and botanic garden offers many opportunities to observe wildlife in their natural habitat. Lake Katherine provides a nesting area for...

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Cosley Zoo

This 5-acre zoo showcases a variety of farm animals and Illinois wildlife and features a historical train station, a railroad caboose, picnic area, gift...

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