Spectacular Gardens of the Rock River Valley

 

Spectacular Gardens of the Rock River Valley       Thursday May 28, 2020             $104                         

Travel to the Rock River Valley to explore the region's beautiful gardens.  In Janesville, WI tour the majestic Rotary Botanical Gardens. A guided tour of this stunning showcase features 24 different garden areas and more than 4,000 plant varieties!  The Garden is home to many dramatic and internationally themed gardens including Japanese, Scottish, French, Italian and English Cottage Gardens.  See the spectacular Sunken Gardens where large cottonwoods and honey locust overhang planting beds filled with drifts of colorful blooms from bulbs, perennials and annuals. At Anderson Japanese Gardens, tour one of North America's highest-rated Japanese Gardens. Highlights include meandering streams, koi-filled ponds and plunging waterfalls. Lunch today is at the historic Stockholm Inn in Rockford, IL.  This Scandinavian-style restaurant is known for its delicious home cooking and has hosted Dinah Shore and Mickey Rooney!