LISLE, Illinois (Nov. 12, 2014) —The Morton Arboretum is a great place to visit all year-round, and is especially beautiful in the winter months. And with new winter rates, visitors can enjoy all the Arboretum has to offer in the winter, for less.
From December 1, 2014-March 31, 2015, the Arboretum’s everyday rates will be $9 for adults, $8 for seniors and $6 for children ages 2-17. Visitors can cross-country ski, snowshoe, take a winter walk, or enjoy some of the Arboretum’s fun wintertime events, included in the price of admission:
- Husky Heroes: See Siberian husky sled pulling, skijoring, and speed demonstrations and interact with the dogs and sled team, Jan. 24-25.
- Enchanted Railroad: This intricate model railroad pulls into the Arboretum from Jan. 17-Feb. 22, to entertain children and families as it winds through the new four-season display.
- Chocolate Expo: The popular Chocolate Expo returns Jan. 31-Feb. 1. Sample and shop from a variety of chocolatiers and other vendors.
About The Morton Arboretum
The Morton Arboretum is an internationally recognized outdoor tree museum on 1,700 acres. Plant collections, scientific research and education programs support the mission to plant and conserve trees and other plants for a greener, healthier and more beautiful world. Designed with natural landscapes, the grounds include the award-winning, four-acre interactive Children’s Garden, the one-acre Maze Garden, plus specialty gardens, 16 miles of trails and nine miles of roads. Visitor experiences include the open-air tram ride, guided walks, Arbor Day celebrations, concerts, art shows, the Fall Color Festival, Illumination and special exhibits. The Arboretum welcomes 885,000 visitors annually and receives support from 38,600 member households. Located 25 miles west of Chicago in Lisle, Illinois, the Arboretum is open daily 7 a.m. until sunset. Learn more at mortonarb.org.