The Chicago Botanic G
Located in the nearby community of Glencoe, the Chicago Botanic Garden attracts over a million visitors annually and for good reason. The garden considers itself a plant museum featuring over 2.4 million examples of over 9,000 different kinds of plants from all over the world in landscaped and scenic settings. The park is set up to showcase the beauty of the plants on display, with many paths and sitting areas for visitors to enjoy. The waterfall garden is a popular display with a 45-foot waterfall that falls into a series of landscaped pools. The park is open all year with different seasons showcasing different plant species.