Experience 1,700 acres of pristine nature at The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois. Founded in 1922 by Morton Salt head Jay Morton, the arboretum is dedicated to tree planting and conservation. The property features over 220,000 plants, nine miles of paved roads, 16 miles of hiking trails, a restaurant, library, children's garden, living maze, and 900 acres of open space.
Hotels near The Morton Arboretum -
Spend a day strolling the grounds of The Morton Arboretum when you stay at Hotel Arista in nearby Naperville. A luxury, four-diamond hotel at the CityGate Centre, Hotel Arista offers contemporary accommodations, gourmet dining, Chicago area hotel packages and full-service amenities. Find the best rates on Hotel Arista when you book online direct with Hotel Arista.
Morton Arboretum Concerts & Events -
The Morton Arboretum hosts concerts, special events and classes year-round for all ages. Most Morton Arboretum concerts and events are free with general admission and include access to the 4-acre Children's Garden. Examples of fun-loving events at The Morton Arboretum are the Fall Color 5k Run & Walk; Wednesday, Woods & Wine; Theatre-Hikes®; and Family Twilight Adventures.
Outdoor Recreation at Morton Arboretum -
Walk, jog or bike among the thousands of trees towering over The Morton Arboretum. Winding through the grounds are 16 miles of unpaved hiking trails and nine miles of paved roads accessible to cyclists. A paved path circles Meadow Lake offering a tranquil setting for a relaxed stroll or invigorating workout. Morton Arboretum trails are open in the winter for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Trails are accessible from 7am to sunset, weather permitting.
Visit The Morton Arboretum -
The Morton Arboretum is open 365 days a year. Hours of operation vary for arboretum facilities. The Visitor Center opens at 9am and is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. The cost of admission is $11 for adults age 18-64, $10 for seniors age 65+, and $8 for youth age 2-17. Discount admission is offered on Wednesdays. Morton Arboretum coupons may be available direct from The Morton Arboretum or online through such outlets at Groupon. The Morton Arboretum is located at 4100 Illinois Route 53 in Lisle, Illinois. Visit www.mortonarb.org.
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