Luxury Car Rentals Chicago and The Chicago Botanic Garden
Imagine the smell of fresh flowers blooming in the sunshine and the chirp of birds overhead. The sounds, the sights, the smells are all so delightful and amazing as you walk through the Chicago Botanic Garden on your luxury car rental vacation. The garden is one of the most visited public gardens in the country and it is a great place for scientific research and educational information. There are 23 garden displays and three native habitats on an astounding 385-acre piece of land. There are woods and waterways to explore as you walk along the paths or you can take a tram if you’d like. The Chicago Horticultural Society opened the Botanic Garden in 1972 and its main goals were research, education and collections. The Chicago Botanic Garden has had many prestigious architects creating it. On your upcoming luxury car rental vacation, step inside a world of wonder and relaxation at the Chicago Botanic Garden.
Where to begin?
There are so many different garden displays that there is no way you could ever be bored. The different flowers, plants and even animals all make it worthwhile. The Aquatic Garden is a very unique sight to see. Visitors walk on a boardwalk and look out over different water flowers. You can see lotus and water lilies in full bloom or at the beginning of their maturation. The Circle Garden is a great place to just sit back and enjoy the scene. This garden showcases various annual flowers as well as trees, shrubs and perennials. The garden is shaped like a circle and there is a dancing fountain right in the middle. The colors are spectacular and you can get an up close and personal view of some of nature’s finest flowers. On your luxury car rental vacation, you can’t miss out on the famous Rose Garden. With brilliant colors and a scent like no other, this garden includes 1500 new roses as well as many older ones. There are also gardens like Spider Island, Sensory Garden and Japanese Garden.
Railroad Garden is a favorite among children. There are 15 model trains on 7500 square feet of land. The trains go through tunnels, across bridges and past some of America’s most famous attractions. Adults will love this garden as well, because it just may give them a glimpse into their past. You can also take a look at the Heritage Garden, Evening Island, Waterfall Garden and the Fruit and Vegetable Garden. There is also some wildlife at the Chicago Botanic Garden for everyone to enjoy. Luxury car rental customers can see bats, coyotes, hawks and foxes. You can also look at butterflies, snakes and turtles as well as much more. Check out the Chicago Botanic Garden for an exciting and educational time.
A hearty breakfast
With all of the amazing things to see and smell at the garden, why not make it a point to visit? You can also enjoy an omelet, a cup of coffee and the morning newspaper at the Garden Café on the North Shore before you start your day. From November 1-January 7, the garden is open from 8:00am-sunset. The Garden Café is open from 8:00am-4:00pm on weekdays and 8:00am-4:30pm on weekends. From December 1-January 7, hours for the garden grounds are 8:00am-sunset. The Garden Shop is open from 10:00am-5:00pm on weekdays and 10:00am-5:30pm on weekends. Admission to the garden is completely free but there is a charge for parking. Parking is $12 per car and it’s $7 for seniors on Tuesdays. With all of the great things the Chicago Botanic Garden has to offer, why not check it out on your future luxury car rental vacation?