Posts tagged "Chicago Botanic Garden"

Best Places to See Fall Leaves in Chicagoland, In the City and Beyond

“If I were a bird, I would fly about the earth seeking successive autumns.” Fine words, from the fine English novelist George Eliot (who was in fact a woman, Mary Anne Evans). We only get one autumn in Chicago, and although the trees downtown aren’t exactly bursting with color yet, the suburbs certainly are. Unfortunately,... Read more »

Photos of the Week 8.28.12

Looking toward the Japanese Islands from the Waterfall Garden.
The girlfriend and I headed to the Chicago Botanic Garden last weekend. The hiking trail covered in my book circumvents all nine islands, giving you one-of-a-kind views from across the water, but this time we explored the gardens themselves. It’s a magical place.
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