Explore one of the world's great living museums and conservation science centers. With 26 gardens and four natural areas, the gardens are uniquely situated on 385 acres on and around nine islands, with six miles of lake shoreline.
We will travel by chartered bus (with refreshments) to the Chicago Botanic Garden, take the Grand Tram tour, enjoy lunch together, and then the rest of the afternoon is yours to explore until we board the bus for home.
The bus will depart from the Pines Village campus at 8:00 am sharp on Wednesday, September 11, 2019— the next stop will be at Campbell St. Cafe at our Meridian Woods campus at 8:15 am. We will depart the Chicago Botanic Garden around 3:00 pm and return to Valparaiso around 5:00 pm.