1000 Lake Cook Road
The Chicago Botanic Garden is a 385-acre living-plant museum located on the outskirts of the city. Taking root in the gardens are 2.4 million plants, one of the largest collections in the world.
The grounds here feature nine islands, 25 display gardens, and are surrounded by four natural habitats. Some of the many highlights include the rooftop garden, Evening Island, and the Japanese Island.