The Chicago Botanic Garden is Picturesque Throughout the Year

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Nestled in nearby Glencoe is a 385-acre living plant museum that’s picturesque all year long. We’re talking about the┬áChicago Botanic Garden, and it’s found across nine islands in the Cook County Forest Preserves. The garden opened more than forty years ago and has blossomed into one of the world’s greatest conservation centers. Highlights include: Bonsai […]

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Enjoy Ice Fishing & Horseback Riding at the Danada Forest Preserve

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Just seven minutes from Preserve at Cantera is a 797-acre destination featuring prairies, woodlands, and wetlands. We’re talking about the┬áDanada Forest Preserve, and it has quite a story to tell. History When Daniel and Ada Rice purchased the property in the late 1920’s, it was a working farm featuring corn and rice fields as well […]

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